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What are the best shoes for Basketball, Volleyball and Tennis?

Sport-specific shoes can change the way you play. Come into our Healthy Steps store to have your feet professionally measured and shoes fitted. If you play a sport more than twice per week it is best to wear a sports specific shoe. Check out these pointers to find the perfect shoes for basketball, volleyball and tennis.

The appropriate footwear should:

  • Have a thick, stiff sole that provides support for impact.
  • Have high ankle construction that supports the ankle during quick changes in direction.
  • Be lighter, have less midsole support, and contain a sole more responsive to quick starts and stops (for volleyball).