CHOOSING NETBALL SHOES

Sportsmart Footwear Manager, Ryan Meggs

Q. Why is it important to get the right netball shoes?

Netball is one of the most physically demanding sports around, requiring movements in all directions, which and creates a lot of stress on the knees, ankles and feet.

Q. What are the key features to look for when selecting netball shoes?

• Cushioning for comfort against impact (i.e. running and jumping)
• Ankle support as well as mid-foot and heel stability to keep the shoe and foot rigid to help avoid injury
• Outsole grip for greater court traction and durability.

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