Activity is very important to take into account when buying a new pair or shoe or when deciding what kind of shoe to use from the shoe rack. Running shoes are usually flexible and make you bouncy from all the gels and padding that are placed there to give cushion on both the forefeet and the heel. For a tennis shoe it should be sturdy. They need to be rigid to give your feet the support it needs so that it does not goes from side to side.
Usually a good tennis shoe has a leather outlay and inlay to support the feet and not make it move too much. The Asics tennis shoes have a lot of padding on the forefoot because a player of tennis usually drags their shoes against the ground or court. A good tennis shoe should be able to stand this kind of abuse.
Tennis players stops and moves abruptly. This is one reason why there is a need for a shoe that has all the support from the toes to the heel. Lateral support is also a characteristic that needs to be looked at when searching for good tennis shoes. This is needed because without lateral support there is a risk of sprain. Tennis players need to move fast and the shoe must have traction. Traction is the ability of the shoe to cling to the ground so that the player would not slip. There are different grounds where tennis players play. There are the hard courts meaning it is made of concrete. These kinds of courts make the shoe worn out easily. The tennis shoe that is used for this kind of court must be tough and because the ground can wear out the sole easily, the shoe must be replaced if necessary. There is no specific time where you must change the shoe when you see that the sole is not anymore doing its job then it is best to replace them as soon as possible. There is also the clay court. The tennis shoes for a soft court can be non-damaging traction shoe. The other kind of court is the multi-court. The tennis shoe used for these can be a shoe that can be used for a soft court or a hard court.