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Old 04-12-2013, 07:11 AM   #4
01amberfirewv
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Default Re: Has anyone tried the Ektio breakaways or any Ektio shoes?

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Originally Posted by TheReal Kendall
I understand what you saying but that Ware incident was a freak injury. Wouldn't ankle braces cause other injuries too since they restrict movement of the ankle? They said on their website that it doesn't cause other injuries but I haven't yet to play in them. The shoes are fairly light. But I prefer heavier shoes similar to old school bball shoes than some of the new light ones. I feel like light shoes don't provide support because of less material. I'll let you know about the shoes when I play in them though


Braces definitely cause injuries, here are a few good reads

http://blog.strongerteam.com/post/20...le-Braces.aspx


The reviews on them look really good though

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0hKAFIDVixI

My biggest concern is when I roll my ankle I usually do it by coming down at an angle. In the video the review said there is no possible way of an ankle roll but when I come down like that somethings got to give

http://www.ihoops.com/training-room/...e-Mobility.htm

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