Grip socks are an essential piece of kit for athletes of any sport. They enhance the foot-sock-shoe connection to prevent slipping and improve stability, agility, and responsiveness. The result is a feeling of being locked in and the ability to generate greater speed with less effort.
Breathable materials keep feet cool and dry, helping to reduce the amount of sweat that would otherwise cause friction between the feet and the inside of the shoe. The combination of this and less movement of the feet inside the shoe means blisters are significantly reduced.
For football players, a good pair of grip socks are as important as their boots. During pre-season and throughout the summer your feet can get pretty sweaty, which can mean that your socks slip over the soles of your boots and rub against them, causing blisters. Football grip socks are strategically thickened to help prevent this, and also made with breathable fabric that keeps your feet from overheating.
Grip socks are also popular for activities such as yoga, pilates and barre, which often take place on hard floors or in a studio setting. These socks have a silicone grip on the sole of the sock, which helps to prevent slipping on the floor. These socks are usually worn with toes separated, which improves balance and can be a useful tool for people with swollen feet or ankles.
custom grip socks can be made in a wide range of styles and fabrics, making them a great promotional product for your brand. Whether your design is a fun way to promote your fitness studio, a cultural celebration or a one-off commemorative design, we can print it on your custom grip socks.