Slick All-day Everyday!
By Deborah Rowe
October 1, 2012
Nike introduces its All Conditions Control (ACC) technology which allows the boot’s surface to consistently maintain the same level of friction, touch and control on the ball, regardless of conditions.
The ACC benefit is created by a special treatment during the development of the upper materials to deliver a consistent feel on the ball at all times.
Weather definitely plays a part in any sport, but especially so in football because weather conditions will affect the amount of control a player has on the ball. Nike’s ACC ensures that the surface of the boot receives consistent friction between boot and ball in wet weather conditions, allowing the player to have a confident touch similar to the feel of the ball in dry conditions.
Nike boots combine the latest design innovation and performance, with boots for each unique style of play. ACC is now available across all Nike boots including Mercurial Vapor VIII, Tiempo Legend IV, CTR360 Maestri III and Total 90 Laser IV.
Mercurial Vapor VIII
Mercurial Vapor VIII takes performance innovation to a whole new level with a boot built for explosive speed, and combines innovation and style with a seamless fit, touch and traction!
CTR360 Maestri III
This boot is fit for any midfield maestro so he can dictate the tempo with precise accuracy and incisive passing!
The control pad on the instep fits closely to one’s foot for a seamless response while the lateral deboss design creates a soft vamp that benefits touch and control of the ball.
The plate provides energy return and strength, with bladed studs for optimal traction and stability!
Total 90 Laser IV
This is the ultimate striker’s boot, which allows one to capitalise on that one moment to turn a game in his team’s favour!
The boot features a streamlined silhouette for an enhanced fit and feel, while reconfigured shoot and swerve zones on the instep of the boot flex naturally as the foot connects with the ball, creating a much cleaner strike! The remodelled studs also help to maximise traction without increasing stud pressure for players.
Tiempo Legend IV
Tradition and heritage combine with innovation to deliver a classic football boot!
The premium leather is strong yet soft, providing extra comfort, touch and control for the player. The lightweight TPU plate delivers both strength and agility, while the remodelled stud configuration delivers the best possible traction.
Nike’s All Condition Control technology will be available on all Nike boots from October 15th 2012.
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