When compared with regular tennis shoes, volleyball shoes use different designs and materials and should be selected based on the athlete’s foot, physical build and position on the court. Soles...
The difference in the soles of the shoe is a little more complex. Soles. The soles of a volleyball shoe really are the main part of the entire shoe. When you talk about building from the ground up, starting at the sole is as basic as it gets. Most volleyball shoes have gum rubber soles. Why is this so important?
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You would assume that volleyball shoes would be the best choice because they are made for the sport. Volleyball shoes have a gum rubber sole to help stay balanced and not slip around. Many volleyball shoes are designed with lots of small areas to let air flow in so your feet don't get to hot.
The sole makes volleyball shoes unique for playing volleyball. Cushioning. The basketball shoes have a thicker cushioning compared to the volleyball shoes. The cushioning of basketball shoes looks like that in running shoes. On the contrary, volleyball shoes need to be light to facilitate swift movement to and fro the playing ground.
Volleyball shoes have designs that help in easier movements for side-to-side quick motions, and much of the support goes to the ball of the foot. Regular running shoes, however, need to accommodate forward movements so will not give much support to the ball of the foot.
The midsole is one of the key differences in volleyball shoes. When you play volleyball, much of your time is spent on the balls of your feet instead of being flat. This means you need a shoe with lots of flexibility. It also means that you will need extra cushioning and support in the midsole of the shoe.