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Practice doesn’t make perfect. But it makes you harder to beat. The 1296 premier tennis shoe now has a premier upgrade: the S-Curve technology for lateral support.
Product Details
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Add that to the Ndurance forefoot cage and the long-wearing drag tip you have perfect package to be the thorn in your opponents' side.
  • 12 mm drop: due to variances created during the development and manufacturing processes, all references to 12 mm drop are approximate
  • Long-wear drag tip
  • Non-marking outsole
  • No-sew material application
  • Synthetic/mesh upper
  • Technology
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    ACTEVA™ LITE 24% lighter than New Balance's standard compression molded foam for optimal compression set properties.

    Rubber compound for maximum durability used in high wear areas.

    S-curve™

    A stability system designed for cutting movements. This system is designed to provide optimal lateral forefoot, midfoot and medial heel support.

    Customer Reviews
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    Overall Product Rating

    2.7 / 5
    11 Reviews

    27% of reviewers recommend this product

    1 of 11

    Very good product in all ways.

    12/16/15 by | Gig harbor, WA

    • Used Product For: 8 or more weeks
    • Miles with Product: 0-5 miles
    • Avg Miles Per Week: 0-5 miles
    • Primary Activity: Walking

    Yes, I recommend this product.

    "Fit, comfort, support and stability are all excellent for me."

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    2 of 11

    Not a good fit.

    11/2/15 by | East Greenwich, RI, USA

    • Used Product For: less than 2 weeks
    • Primary Activity: Other

    "I usually have no problems with New Balance tennis shoes however this right shoe was way too tight on the outside of my foot. The left one was fine but who plays tennis on one foot?"

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    3 of 11

    Everything was perfect as per usual

    9/5/15 by | Henderson, KY, USA

    • Used Product For: 2-4 weeks
    • Primary Activity: Walking

    Yes, I recommend this product.

    "Perfect as per usual. NB is greatly wider models in more shoes"

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    4 of 11

    Far too narrow.

    5/31/15 by | New Mexico

    • Used Product For: less than 2 weeks

    "Having read the other reviews I knew the shoe ran narrow. As I typically wear a D I went ahead and purchased a 2E. It was still very tight, particularly in the toe box. I'll be returning these shoes."

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    Comfort: 2 / 5

    Style: 4 / 5

    Size Runs Small Runs Large
    Width Runs Narrow Runs Wide
    Re-purchase Likelihood Probably Would Not Purchase Again Would Purchase Again

    5 of 11

    For narrow feet

    5/26/15 by | St. Paul, MN

    • Used Product For: less than 2 weeks

    "The shoe runs narrow. I'm disapointed that it doesn't come in a width wider."

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