Athletes looking for a skillful shoe at an entry-level price should look no further than the Gel-Rocket 8’s. This shoe series contains favourites for both beginners and top-level players, and the updated low-top design and colourways continue to make this shoe a popular option for court playing athletes. Built in technologies ensure users will experience a well made, top-performing shoe without having to pay a high price tag. Available in a variety of widths, athletes with feet of all sizes and widths can enjoy the comfort and technology inside and out provided in this amazing shoe. Athletes can expect increased traction and high levels of shock absorption without compromising a comfortable feel. Featuring the Trusstic System technology that mirrors the natural functions of ligaments in the midsole of the foot, this moulded component is for reducing the weight of the sole but retaining the structural integrity of the shoe. The reinforcement of the midsole prevents the shoe from bending and twisting, making strides, steps and leaps more stable. The shapes are made to reflect motion characteristics such as landing and toe off, and suppress and allow twisting as required to keep movements stable. The gum rubber outsole contains more natural rubber content is featured for ultimate surefooted traction and lateral stability on indoor courts, without compromising durability. Athletes will be able to notice the improved traction and improved balance maintenance on all indoor court surfaces. The new Octopod Outsole Pattern is inspired from the Onitsuka Tiger’s familiar outsole concept, meaning this shoe can be expected to have increased grip to court surfaces. The outsole is also non-marking, ensuring you won’t leave streaks behind on indoor court floors. The signature Forefoot GEL® technology cushioning system ensures you will get superior flexibility with each step, without compromising durability. With this feature, athletes can also expect more powered forward propulsion with each stride, and better shock absorption during impact with this feature. The flex grooves allow athletes to feel less pressure while their foot moves through strides. Shock impact is also absorbed beautifully during impact and toe-off, to withstand even the heaviest and hardest of landings. This key component is sure to meet your impact requirements for an all around more comfortable experience. Foam padded tongue and heel collar enhance comfort along with a synthetic overlay to deliver structured support, comfort and durability. The Rocket 8 also features an open mesh upper for added breathability and ventilation. Additionally, the anatomical lace placement offers easy adjustment for a personalized, snug fit while the cushioned foot-bed offers optimal comfort and excellent shock-absorption. Clients have reported this shoe comes with a comfortable amount of support already built in, but this can be even further personalized. The Rocket 8 also features a removable sock liner for a more adaptive fit and the option for athletes who wish to use added sole inserts or medical orthotics. Built as a multi-court shoe, athletes who jump, swerve, and land will appreciate the design and technologies of the Rocket 8. Fast games require even faster shoe technologies to keep you balanced , agile and sturdy with each step and every pivot.