Yonex Power Cushion 65Z2 Badminton Shoes (Blue/Black)
Yonex Co., Ltd. is proud to announce the POWER CUSHION 65 Z 2, the next evolution of the incredibly popular 65 series all-round badminton shoe. Featuring Double Russel Mesh in the toe and a ventilation hole in the sole for the enhanced comfort and breathability, as well the latest in POWER CUSHION+ technology for shock absorption and resilience, and an all-new seamless upper designed to reduce stress on players’ feet, POWER CUSHION 65 Z 2 allows athletes to play with both speed and comfort, launching worldwide at the end of August 2019.
The POWER CUSHION 65 series is currently worn by 13 of the world’s top 20* men’s singles players, including World No. 1 Kento Momota. Since the series was first launched in 2000, it has become extremely popular amongst professional and amateur players alike.
In addition to the new Double Russel Mesh and ventilation holes, included in the toe and sole, respectively, which make the 65 Z 2 more breathable and comfortable, a new seamless upper design has been adopted. This serves to cover the player’s feet with one continuous piece of material, eliminating seams which add weight and can place pressure on joints, resulting in a stress-free, flexible fit.
The heel of the shoe includes Yonex’s POWER CUSHION+ material, which can famously bounce an egg dropped from a height of 12 meters back to a height of 6 meters, without breaking. Additionally, POWER GRAPHITE LITE runs through the sole, adding reliable stability.
Through its combination of comfort, lightness and stability, it’s easy to see why the POWER CUSHION 65 series has become the shoe of choice for the world’s best.
– Synthetic fiber
– Synthetic resin
Yonex Power Cushion +
Toe Assist Shape
A toe-centric design that cuts down on pressure in the big toe, as well as offering improved support at the mid-foot and heel for a stable fit. Power loss is reduced, allowing for swift footwork.
The Lateral Shell located on the outside of the forefoot prevents sliding at the edge of the sole. It reduces power loss, increases footwork response and creates smooth, fluid and offensive foot movements.
Syncro Fit Insole
YONEX ™ Synchro-Fit Insole construction creates a secure contact between foot and shoe, reducing energy wastage through an improved fit.
Fig 1. Compared with conventional badminton shoes, the mid to heel section on the insole is elevated to provide an improved fit between foot and shoe.
Fig 2. By holding the heel firmly against the insole, the gap between foot and shoe is reduced, improving comfort and performance, ensuring the foot has maximum grip inside the shoe.
Power Graphite Lite
A super-light graphite plate is inserted under the middle portion of the foot to increase stability and reduce weight within the shoe.
The YONEX ™ Round Sole is designed to provide all-around support for quick and smooth footwork. The Round Sole ensures smooth movements and transfer of maximum energy.
Yonex Hexagrip Traction Technology
For agile and stable footwork, the hexagrip pattern provides 3% more grip and is 20% lighter than standard sole material.
Double Raschel Mesh
Double Raschel Mesh is an ultra fine mesh that is extremely lightweight and durable.
It provides eight times more air exchange for releasing moisture than ordinary mesh fabric.
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