How to choose the best tennis shoes

by thrandur on August 19, 2009

Being in the market for a simple pair of tennis shoes is not as simple as it sounds. There are several different varieties of tennis shoes, and you will need to evaluate which one will work the best for your needs.

Best Tennis Shoes

Best Tennis Shoes

There are several key items you'll need to know. For example the type of surface you are playing on, the contour of your foot, along with the price range you are willing to spend are just a few. The sturdier the tennis shoe, the better. If the shoe provides good support of your foot, while you are in motion, it will help reduce injuries.

Tennis is a fast paced game in which you need to be quick on your feet. Your tennis shoe is a valuable asset to this. Some tennis players play on several different types of courts.

I recommend having suitable shoes for each type of surface you play on. The tennis shoe that would be recommended for a hard court would not have the same sole texture as one you would use to play on a grass court.

When you go to purchase your shoes, also have the salesperson size your foot. It is important to have the correct size to avoid unnecessary blisters or arch discomfort. You will need to make sure the arch support is what is needed for your specific arch.

The price range for tennis shoes can also vary drastically. If you are an avid tennis player, you will want to invest in a better pair of shoes. In the long run, spending the few extra dollars will be rewarding if the shoe comes with a warrantee. This way, if the shoe wears prematurely or anything should happen to them with normal wear, they can be replaced for little to no charge.

Make sure you research the warranty so that you have a full understanding to avoid any misunderstandings if or when you need to return them.

If you choose the correct footwear for your stature and your level of tennis playing, you'll not only have a comfortable game of tennis, but also a better one. Your tennis shoes will aid in your balance and control to better your game.

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