Sockwa

Barefoot shoes have gained tremendous popularity worldwide and so have Sockwa shoes. Sockwa shoes literally allow you to tread the earth lightly with their ultra-thin sole that restores the natural balance of the body and does not tire the legs as much as when wearing heavy-soled shoes.

Sockwa shoes are designed and manufactured in Ventura Country, California by creative and hardworking people who have passion to create high quality barefoot shoes that will meet the needs of the most discerning clients. Originally tested with beach soccer enthusiasts in 2008, Sockwa shoes are now used not only by beach hobbyists, but hundreds of other outdoor enthusiasts, popular personalities and ordinary people with extraordinary tastes for barefoot shoes. Here are some Sockwa FAQs.

Benefits of Wearing Sockwa Shoes

Wearing Sockwa shoes will give you the following benefits:

  1. Enhance the body posture.
  2. Promote balance and allow the user to walk with a more natural gait.
  3. Increase muscle strength of the foot.
  4. Safer and hygienic alternative to walking barefoot.
  5. Ease stress on the legs thus giving it more energy for a lot of activities.

Why Sockwa Shoes?

Sockwa footwear has perfected the technology of producing ultra-thin soles. Paired with uppers that are stretchable and form fitting, the results are barefoot shoes that allow people the benefits of barefoot walking and the added protection of shoes.

Sockwa is proud of its braided 2mm thick neoprene soles that are intended for a wide range of surfaces. To address the concerns of durability, Sockwa has launched its thin rubber outsole skin and a venting system suitable even for professional athletes.

Dr. William Rossi in a 1999 article in Podiatry Management said it best with regards to going barefoot :

Wise ManIt took 4 million years to develop our unique human foot and our consequent distinctive form of walk, a remarkable feat of bioengineering. Yet, in only a few thousand years, and with one carelessly designed instrument, our shoes, we have warped the pure anatomical form of human walk, obstructing its engineering efficiency, afflicting it with strains and stresses and denying it its natural grace of form and ease of movement head to foot.

In reality, you could not really replicate the experience of walking barefoot even with the slimmest barefoot shoes. But wearing Sockwa footwear is the closest that you could get because these are more like reinforced socks! You couldn’t get any closer to the ground than that.

For all its good features and benefits, Sockwa shoes are also easy on the pocket.

Sockwa Shoe Styles

As the name suggest, Sockwa Amphibian can be used indoor or outdoor, for water sports as well as the land-based ones. Whether you want to go boating or gardening, camping or river crossing and barefoot running or trekking, the Sockwa Amphibian will dod well for you.
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For indoor activities, nothing beats the Sockwa Dojo to being as close as second skin. Featuring a scoop-top designed upper, Dojo gives your feet more freedom of movement which is important for pilates, martial arts or yoga.

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Sockwa Playa Lo-Cut really have thin soles for them to be bent. The material for Sockwa’s Playa is fitting and stretchy that users advise to get a pair that are a notch bigger than your actual size for that comfortable fit. These pairs of shoes are known as one of the more sexiest beach shoes in the world.

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The Sockwa Playa Hi-Top version combines both fashion and sensibility. It is designed for pro beach athletes who can play their hearts out without worrying of losing hold of their shoes in the middle of the decision round.
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Sockwa G2 2011The Sockwa G2 is Sockwa’s new line of minimalist shoes for 2011! Having the thinnest sole in the planet, G2 was made for the true barefoot enthusiast.
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