How To Maintain Your Tennis Shoes


How to maintain your tennis shoes

Tennis shoes are one of the most important accessories in your journey as a tennis player. Good quality shoes ensure you feel comfortable on the court, run faster to chase the opponent’s shots and most importantly minimize the chances of feet injury during practice and matches. These good quality shoes cost a lot particularly if you are an amateur. They can, however, have a good life if you maintain them well and ensure proper looking after. 

We understand how much a tennis player depends on his or her shoes. Here are some of the smart tips for you to maintain those tennis shoes and ensure they stay in shape and feel good to use.

CLEAN YOUR SHOES EVERY WEEK

 How to maintain your tennis shoes
 How to maintain your shoes

Put it on your regular routine to clean your tennis shoes almost every week. You can use either use a brush or maybe a cotton handtowels for the process. Just wet it out a bit and clean the upper surface of your shoe. You will notice that a lot of dust, sand and gravels have accumulated and affected the look of your tennis shoes. These need to be got rid of for maintaining your loved tennis shoes.

Also, don’t forget cleaning from inside as a lot of bad odor may have deposited Detach the laces and clean the surface above them with care. It will give you satisfaction as a budding tennis player to see your favorite shoes becoming shiny again.  They are now ready to ensure another amazing practice session.

WASH THE LACES SEPERATELY

Shoelaces often lose their color and appeal to become untidy. You need to wash them regularly to ensure that your tennis shoes maintain the desired look and feel. You can also use mild detergents to ensure that the laces are cleaned well and any stains and dirt are removed. 

Additionally, it is also recommended to change the laces after regular intervals of time. Tennis shoes come with alternate laces that can be purchased online or the nearby brand store. Damaged laces may affect your concentration during the match and practice as they loosen up. So ensure that you keep a track of when to change them to serve to better and longer

AIR OUT YOUR TENNIS SHOES REGULARLY

 How to maintain your tennis shoes
 How to maintain your shoes

Your tennis shoes will go through a lot of strain and tear due to frequent intense practice sessions and matches. As a tennis player, you ideally practice almost every day. Thus the moisture and sweat will accumulate inside the shoes after each practice and match. If you buy 2 tennis shoe pairs, then wear each one on alternate practice. You should air them out after every long practice or match session.

Simply loosen the laces, put the inner sole out and keep the shoes in sunlight for a few hours. The inner moisture and bad odor will thus evaporate. Also, use those shoe creams and deodorants to ensure that your shoes smell well. As a tennis player, you also will accumulate a lot of sweat in your socks. This may affect the inner condition of your shoes. Thus, socks should be regularly changed, ideally after each of your practice sessions. 

These are some of the handy tips to maintain your tennis shoes. Do follow them to ensure that your shoes remain in proper shape for a long time.

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