Classic styling meets dependable stability in ASICS GEL-Encourage LE tennis shoes. You'll experience outstanding support and comfort during multi-directional movements. The excellent upper fit is addressed with a lightweight leather upper and air mesh tongue for breathability and flexibility.Upper: PGUard™ Toe Protector enhances durability. Padded tongue and heel collar enhance comfort. Lace-up front offers an adjustable fit. Lightweight leather upper offers durability and support. Mesh tongue is breathable and flexible. P.H.F.® (Personal Heel Fit) provides two layers of memory foam in the collar that molds to the heel to create a personalized fit.Midsole: Rearfoot and Forefoot GEL® Cushioning Systems attenuate shock during impact and toe-off phases, and allow movement on multiple planes as the foot transitions through the gait cycle. Solyte® Midsole Material is lighter than ASICS standard EVA and SpEVA® and features enhanced cushioning and durability. Trusstic System® reduces the weight of the sole unit while retaining the structural integrity of the shoe. DuoMax® Support System delivers a dual-density midsole system positioned to enhance support and stability.Outsole: AHAR® ASICS High Abrasion Rubber placed in critical areas of the outsole provides exceptional durability. Non-marking outsole.