Tennis shoes or “sneakers” or “athletic shoes” or “runners” are sold more often than any other type of shoe in the world. And yes, that includes the Imelda Marcos-style woman! But how should you (and parents) choose the right shoe — or at least, the right-fitting shoe. 1. Some people…Read more
|The Adidas micoach Speed Sense for iphone or ipod is the height of technology in the self training market. The small cell can be attached to your shoe when you take to the court or embark on a training session and monitors a huge number of key performance indicators. These include time played, average speed, maximum speed, number of rallies, total distance and maximum rally time. When you done, plug the cell into your device, and you can analyse and dissect the statistics to help monitor and improve your game.
To further increase the coaching capabilities of the micoach, you can select a training program and get coached by WTA star Andrea Petkovic. If you’re particularly pleased with your stats, you can also share them on Facebook or Twitter and compare them with your friends.
|The Adidas Response Essence tennis shoe is classically designed and optimised for tip-top performance. This shoe accounts for all of your on court needs, by providing support, stability, comfort and ease of movement.
The upper includes synthetic leather and mesh to combine the benefits of support and ventilation, whilst adiTUFF technology also adds the extra dimension of durability. In the midsole, adiPRENE and adiPRENE+ technology helps to add comfort and shock absorption, allowing you further freedom of movement. The outsole offers excellent traction for any court surface, and made from adiWEAR non-marking rubber also has a hard wearing durability.
This shoe also incorporates Adidas’ Torsion System and Sprintweb construction, both of which provide additional support and stability during rapid movement. In beautifully simple silver and white, the Response Essence provides all of these benefits in a classically elegant package.
UPDATE: After enticing us last month when this unforeseen colour way popped up on the radar, it appears the cunning combination of catalina and university gold got the green light, recently turning up at a […]Read more
|The Nike Air Max Challenge shoe offers modern design and construction with the classic, ’91 Air Tech Challenge look.
Combining superior ventilation, style and comfort, the Air Max Challenge provides substantial underfoot cushioning for a smoother ride, with a shock absorbing heel and a padded and shaped ankle collar. With a leather upper featuring perforated panels for breathability and ventilation, this tennis shoe will keep even the toughest on-court player cool and light on their feet during a match. Stability is increased thanks to the midfoot shank and multi-surface traction outsole ensuring that this shoe is ideal for a player seeking both style and performance.
With a medium width and true to size fit, this shoe provides medium to low arch support.
|The Nike Air Max Cage shoe is designed and built to provide the most comfortable and supportive fit possible, whilst also delivering excellent performance. Designed solely for women this shoe provides lightweight performance, stability and durability.
The upper is composed of an injected TPU cage wrapped around a layer of mesh, providing both support and ventilation to keep your feet cool. The midsole includes a Max Air Unit in the heel engineered for shock absorption to maintain comfort during exercise and help to protect against impact injuries.
The outsole is designed with varying herringbone patterns to optimise grip on all court surfaces, and the high wear areas are reinforced with extra tread to increase durability. Designed to look stylish and feminine the black, white and pink colour scheme provides a stylish option on and off the court.
|Ideal for any court surface, the Nike Zoom Vapor 9 Tour Women’s Tennis Shoe is the perfect choice for any tennis enthusiast. Often sported by Maria Sharapova, these shoes have a proven pedigree in providing the highest level of fashion and performance.
The specially designed upper is engineered to provide the feel and comfort of a running shoe and the support and stability of a tennis shoe giving you the best of both worlds. The heel and sole are designed to give you added cushioning and excellent grip, giving you the traction required to quickly change direction when required and the comfort of knowing that you are protected against injury.
All in all, the Nike Zoom Vapor 9 Tour Women’s shoe is the ideal tennis shoe and will make you feel like a true champion when you step on court.
New Balance bring another instalment of the Blue Tab range with this cool, calm and collected 890 drop. What we’re looking at is a straight down the line contemporary performance package with a sensible colour execution. We can […]Read more
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