Men’s ballroom training shoes – features

Boy’s ballroom dance training shoes are jazz shoes or fabric shoes. The shoes are very soft and flexibile. It makes it possible to feel the parquet and work through all the steps of the dance. During training in these shoes feet are much less tired.

Jazz shoes have a special sole that allows you to slide or brake at the right moment. On the toe part of the sole is divided into 3 parts: two of them are rubberized, and the middle part of the plastic. When you lean on the plastic, you make sliding movements on the parquet. At the right moment you stop thanks to the work of the foot and the emphasis on the rubberized part.

Women’s training shoes – features

Women’s training dance shoes are just like men’s, making it easier to endure long workouts. These shoes relieve the strain that high heeled competition shoes create. The large contact surface with the floor and stability make it easier to feel proper weight distribution and work out rolls in the foot.

Our dancing shoes for training are universal: they are suitable for European and Latin American program. However, for the Latin American program the shoes with a split sole are preferred as they are more plastic, and for the European program – with a solid sole, as these shoes hold the foot better. You can choose what is more comfortable for you.

How to choose dancing shoes for training

Each workout implies a particular shoe and it is the most important part of the closet, so before you go to the gym, pay attention – whether you have chosen the right shoes this time.

Whether it’s dancing or strength training, our feet take the most strain, so the shoes should be appropriate.

For example, you run. In that case, the shoes should be lightweight, almost imperceptible on your feet, and most importantly, with a flexible sole, not to slip and be well fixed on your feet with laces or Velcro, have cushioning and fully conform to the shape of your feet.

Give preference to sneakers with mesh inserts to maintain a natural microclimate and avoid excessive sweating of the feet. Dancing sneakers differ from running sneakers in that they have a split sole to make it easier to pull on the toe and roll from heel to toe.

Training shoes for dancing should also be comfortable and appropriate for each direction and style of dancing. For modern dance contempo (contemporary) more often used protection for the feet, so-called foot, footaisers, contempky. They are the most inconspicuous dance shoes. Choose the most elastic models.

For Latin American dancing shoes use heels. Men’s shoes usually have a block-heel, the height of 4 cm, as well as children’s ballroom, but the height of women’s shoes for Latin dance can vary from 4 cm to 9 cm and even higher. The soles of such shoes are flexible, most often made of genuine fluffy leather, except for tango shoes, the soles of which are usually hard and soft, and they can be used on the street surface.

The material of the shoes can be absolutely diverse: from leather and nubuck to satin. For the correct step, pa, you should choose shoes very carefully – according to size, so that the strap fixes the shoes well, if you have a specific elevation and completeness of the feet, you can choose models with adjustments on the union, usually with buckles.

To such shoes it is also important to use a non-slip (a special powder for the sole) and a shoe brush, so that the sole always keeps its anti-slip property and you feel confident every time you move on the parquet.

If you are a novice dancer or the direction in dance. which you have chosen does not involve high-heeled shoes, it is better to give preference to ballet shoes.

This is the most comfortable and versatile shoes for dancing and training. Soft, with the possibility to adjust the fullness, sometimes with elastic bands on the bottom and absolutely do not constrain the steps during the dancing ballet will be a godsend for those whose legs can get tired from strenuous exercise.

In conclusion, we want to note that we have listed not all the shoes for training, but the main thing we would like to note – the shoes should be comfortable in the first place, matched the size and style of dancing or training.

Listen to your feet, as strange as it may sound, they will tell you exactly whether the shoes are comfortable, whether you can persistently and for a long time in such shoes to train and success will definitely be within your power!