Fabrics with a three-dimensional structure that allows air to circulate close to the skin, removing heat and sweat and providing optimal cooling during competition and training.
a.D.S (adidas Drainage System)
a.D.S (adidas Drainage System): Used primarily in Adventure products, the a.D.S. is a patented system integrated into the midsole of a shoe. Its perforated internal midsole allows for maximum water drainage in wet environments.
adidas_1: adidas_1 is the first shoe that is uniquely yours. It comes to life when you turn it on. It senses your every step. It understands that your needs change when you move faster or slower or when the ground gets harder or softer beneath your feet. And it continually adapts its cushioning to give you your perfect level of comfort and performance at all times.
A midsole system of independent molded elements designed to cushion, guide, and drive the foot through the entire footstrike.
Structural midsole elements offer consistent, long-term cushioning and support compared to traditional cushioning systems. Specific impact protection and stability is engineered into the midsole elements based on the sport, sport segment and athlete's body type.
adiFit: A removable insole in infants' and children's' shoes that helps parents and retail staff determine the proper fit.
A highly shock absorbent material used to cushion and protect the heel upon impact.
adiPRENE ® +
A highly resilient material used to cushion the forefoot and provide a responsive, dynamic toe-off.
A support device placed on the medial side of a basketball shoe to protect players from ankle sprains.
An abrasion-resistant material used in the toe and/or lateral forefoot area of a shoe.s upper to protect from excessive wear.
A non-marking, rubber outsole compound offering better abrasion resistance than any other comparative adidas outsole material.
Agion: An antimicrobial upper lining used to suppress fungus growth and offensive odors. It is environmentally friendly and lasts the life of the product.
Air Ducts: Located in the midfoot area, air duct channels guide air in and out the shoe. Thus providing improved cooling in key sweat zones of the foot.
BodyMapping: By understanding how variables like temperature, body type and gender effect they way your body releases heat and sweat during exercise, BodyMapping allows adidas to design products that keep you dry, comfortable and performing at your peak in all types of weather conditions.
Bounce replaces traditional foam insole material with bouncy, structured elements that stretch and pop back to launch you into your next step. Your foot ends up doing a lot less work, so you can have a lot more fun.
Cool Touch Tapes
Cool Touch Tapes: Cooltouch Tape provides enhanced cooling sensation in key areas of the body.
Clima365™ is an umbrella concept which encompasses all the Clima Systems technologies: ClimaCool®, ClimaLite®, ClimaWarm®, ClimaProof. Using Body Mapping, designers are able to engineer the benefits of ClimaCool®, ClimaWarm® and ClimaProof® right where your body needs them most, providing a head-to-toe approach to temperature optimisation. In turn this allows athletes to stay dry, comfortable and performing at their optimal body temperature of 37 degrees (C), in any given temperature or weather condition, allowing you to conduct your sport 365 days a year.
360 degree ventilation around the foot for cooling comfort and improved efficiency.
Light, breathable fabrics worn close to the skin that conduct heat and sweat away from the body to keep you cool and dry in even the warmest conditions.
Light, breathable fabrics that block wind, rain and snow while allowing heat and sweat to escape through evaporation, keeping you dry and comfortable in even the harshest conditions.
Lightweight, breathable insulation designed to keep you dry and comfortable by trapping warm air close to the skin while allowing sweat to escape and evaporate.
Dynamic Layering Concept
Dynamic Layering Concept: Dual layer apparel reduces fatigue and optimises performance. Dynamic ventilation keeps you cool, dry and comfortable. Compression fabrics keeps your movements accurate and sustains peak performance longer.
E.F.R. (Engineer Forefoot Ride): An outsole construction used primarily in running shoes that combines an inner layer of blown runner with an outer layer of full rubber. Provides durability and a more responsive ride.
Eclon: is a polyamide fiber made by Eclat. This cotton-like, breathable fabric is very comfortable next to the skin.
Flatlock Seams: Seaming technique where seems are sewn flat to the body, improving the athlete's comfort and reducing skin irritation.
Fiber Protection: An innovative fiber finish with a soft smooth feel that wicks sweat away from the skin, keeping you dry and comfortable. Fiber Protection also features strong stain release properties making it easier to rid the garment of dirt.
ForMotion™ becomes part of the athlete’s body itself to enhance the natural, fluid movement of sport. This complete body system sets a new standard for comfort, fit and control while in motion.
ForMotion™ apparel is three-dimensionally engineered to move naturally with the athlete’s body during sport. Its sport-specific fabrics also feature extreme stretch zones that allow the garment to move naturally with the body even during the most strenuous of athletic activities.
The key to ForMotion™ footwear is the active ForMotion™ element in the midsole. It adjusts to your sport motion in order to let your foot adapt more naturally to the landing surface. At any angle of touchdown, a pair of radiused, sliding plates in the midsole begin to slow horizontal forces the moment your foot touches ground. Your foot experiences a much smoother, more natural touchdown with every step.
Chassis, with unique performance properties, that are quickly and easily interchanged to customize shoe weight, stability, flexibility, and comfort.
An internal footwear technology that enhances fit and comfort by placing padding in anatomically correct areas.
geoFIT FRAME™ is a chassis construction that has a TORSION® SYSTEM bar which extends to the heel and acts as an external heel counter, providing superior stability so we can disregard the internal heel counter, thus saving weight.
Laminated shell fabric specifically engineered to form an impenetrable barrier against wind and water while maintaining a high level of breathability.
With the flip of a lever your foot is locked into a zone of supreme fit, comfort and performance where fast becomes faster, quick becomes quicker. Precision is deadly precise. Stable is rock solid. And comfort is absolute luxury.
Ribbed panels, inspired by the grooves found on the bodies of jet aircraft, channel water fluidly over the swimmer's back, reducing drag and turbulence. The result is up to a 3% increase in swimming performance.
An exclusive EVA compound that is 15% lighter than traditional EVA with very good durability properties.
Dupont's branded elastane fiber that can stretch up to five times its original length and recover immediately. Because of its exceptional stretch and return properties, garments made with Lycra provide perfect fit, elasticity and freedom of movement. Lycra is also highly resistant to chlorine and saltwater. This high quality fiber is never used on its own, but in combination with other natural or synthetic fibers for swimwear and other form-fitting apparel.
miCoach Speed Cell
This keeps track on record of your running distance, pace, speed and many more, those stats can then be compared to other runners and footballers. It's compatible to SuperNova Glide 4 Running shoes, some F50 Adizero football boots and AdiPure and AdiPower football boots.
A man-made fiber ideal for sport apparel. Fabrics made from Polyamide are breathable, lightweight, quick drying, abrasion resistant, shape retaining and easy to care for.
Polyester: It is the most versatile and popular man-made fiber. Its functional characteristics are ideal for sports apparel. These lightweight, breathable fabrics are resistant to abrasion, light and heat and are quick drying, shape retaining and easy to care for.
Moves the center of gravity closer to the point of impact with the ball generating maximum power transfer as the foot contacts the ball. Increases ball speed by 3%, which translates into a 60cm increase on a 30-meter free kick.
Strategically positioned rubber vamps on the upper of a football shoe providing greater power, control, swerve and accuracy when passing, shooting or dribbling.
Highly stable yet durable, midsole motion control, providing superior flexibility and an uninhibited toe-off.
(Push Through Protection Plate)
PTPP is an impact protection technology unique to adidas that helps to prevent injuries whilst performing outdoor sports. A special Impact Plate is incorporated into the midsole and outsole unit for protection from hazards, such as sharp rocks. PTPP offers increased traction and stability in all terrain conditions whilst maintaining midsole/outsole rigidity and flexibility.
An outsole technology that uses a TPU flow molded construction to significantly reduce shoe weight and improve flexibility.
Ribbed panels on JetConcept swimwear extending from the underarm to the lower back and covering the gluteus maximus that help channel water over the swimmers back to reduce active drag, streamline movement and cut turbulence.
A reduced seam construction facilitates less rubbing and chafing, providing ultimate comfort.
The purpose of adidas TechFit products is to improve joint alignment, muscle balance, and posture plus link key muscle groups together to maximize power generation. This results in better explosive movements, where power or speed is key, such as Running, lateral cutting movements (Tennis), stopping and starting (Football) or lifting (Training). Key to adidas TechFit products is a compressive and tight garment.
Insert placed in the midfoot to provide flexibility and torsionability between forefoot and rear foot as well as increased stability. The TORSION® System allows natural rotation between the rear foot and the forefoot while providing midfoot support.
Abrasion resistant, lightweight and durable plastic stud and outsole material used for most of the Liga and TRAXION shoes.
Technology utilizing a direct injected TPU outsole construction for enhanced fit and superior firm ground characteristics.
Through Modular technology the TUNIT allows you to customise your boot to be any boot you want it to be, assembling and re-assembling as often as needed. Choose from several interchangeable uppers, chassis and stud sets (Soft Ground, Firm Ground, Hard Ground) based on weather conditions, pitch conditions, and your own personal style.
Revolutionary fiber system made from pure silver. X-STATIC conducts heat away from the body allowing you to perform at your peak for longer.