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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 04-16-2009, 05:33 PM Thread Starter
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Martial Arts shoes basically used by the martial artist either for martial arts practice training sessions or for martial arts fights competition. Before, we start to explore web for any good martial arts shoes. We should keep few things in our mind. What kind of Martial Arts training you’re taking and what kind of shoes you need in that? Why wearing shoes while practising are important?

Here are some few tips which you can follow.

1. Remember, shoes are very important while practising martial arts either on mats or floors; it saves you from foot or ankle injuries and provides you power and balance while training.
2. Depending on the types of training there are different brands of martial arts shoes available in the market like as Adidas karate shoes, Adidas taekwondo shoes, Feiyue shoes, Comet shoes, Hygens shoes, Pine Tree shoes, High Top shoes, Ringstar Flexx shoes. If you are Taekwondo, Kung fu or Judo artist or professional, you need different kinds of shoes according to your wide range of foot work that can help you in executing each sparring cautiously and easily.
3. Select the shoes while reading out its details, in which kind of martial arts practise or fights competition you can wear for sparring. Generally these shoes are light weighted and flexible, some of them have “Torsion” which provides flexible mid-foot support; some of them have rubbers soles which can reduce your risk to get slipped on floor or mats to get injuries and provides a stable platform to support your every move. Some of them are machine washable which protects martial artist from odour or skin problems like as you can find in Hygens brand.
4. If you are still in doubt about of your selection you may consult your martial art instructor or any martial arts shoes stores and get your solutions.
5. Now you can check on google, googlebase or any search engines to see martial arts shoes in martial art categories.

Hope this could be helpful for some extent..

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I'm a big fan of sambo shoes, personally. I do my striking barefoot, and roll with the sambo shoes to prevent broken toes, but that just works for me.

Good piece, though.

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