18 January 2023

Why should I wear tennis shoes for tennis?

The jogger, while built best for running (and often walking too) can often be a significant detriment if used for sports such as tennis, netball or basketball.

The outsole, or the “tread”. This is the major difference…

The tread of a tennis is shoe is designed to grip tennis courts and allow the player to change directions with a certain degree of surefootedness.

Additionally, tennis players often slide to reach the ball and thus the shoe cannot be too grippy (like a Trail shoe).

In contrast, a jogger has tread that generally quite uniform and made to grip the ground in one direction, forward.

Also you might find a few holes in the upper of your jogger if you wear them on the tennis court!

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