Why buy Ascent Shoes?

Who are ascent Shoes?

Originally focused on the development of sports shoes, ascent footwear has utilised its sports technology to develop specialist comfort footwear, providing comfort and support. Ascent Shoes prides itself on work with Podiatrists, Physiotherapists and diabetes associations. Ascent Shoes are regularly recommended by Podiatrists thanks to their orthotic friendly nature, shoes flex in the correct place, offer support and advanced cushioning. As a result, Ascent Footwear’s school and two-fit range are endorsed by the Australasian podiatry council.

Each Ascent shoe is engineered for comfort, featuring a biomechanical design, thermoplastic heel counter, removable insole, multilayer cushioning and mid-foot stabiliser. Many styles in the Ascent range also feature full-grain leather and perpetual rubber outsole.

Ascent Work Shoes

Ascent work shoes are developed using anti-fatigue technology, taken from sports shoes origin. The revolutionary cushioning system is ideal for keeping you in comfort throughout your workday. Each style offers additional stability to keep your feet in the correct position during hard working hours.
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Ascent School Shoes

ShoeMed is proud to offer Ascent School shoes to the UK. The formal school shoe range is packed with features designed to help growing feet, from heel stability through to midfoot support. The bungee cushioned midsole, based on sport shoe technology, makes ascent school shoes a true active children’s shoe. Available in both boys’ and girls’ styles, make sure your child in comfort all day. According to a study by Ascent, Children spend up to 1500 hours a year in their school shoe, make sure your children are in comfort and ready to learn.

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Styles in the Ascent shoe range offer air mesh technology, aiding the ventilation and cooling of the foot. The three-layer textile mesh helps air to flow freely, featured in the upper and of the shoe. The TPU outsole is highly durable and lighter than rubber, ideal for active days. Soft calf leather moulds to your child’s foot like no other material, resistant to cracking and peeling, it’s also naturally breathable. The ascent footwear also features Ortholite technology, an open-cell foam used to cushion and protect the underside of the foot, alongside Polimax, the additional foam used to provide foot control and reduce sweating.

The supportive arch insole featured in the ascent footwear range is fully removable and can be replaced with a custom orthotic if required. The standard insert provides pronation control and arch support, helping to promote natural airflow during play. A thermoplastic heel counter helps to support the heel, offering additional stability with each strike. This is paired with a dual-density midsole, also offering additional stability and aiding the prevention of over-pronation. Traditionally using in dynamic court sports, the firm midsole foam is located on the medial area of the midsole and helps to provide lateral support. The Ascent Scholar offers a TPU heel stabiliser to hold the base of the heel. Used to provide further medial stability for those who over-pronate. The heel stabiliser wraps around the base of the upper around the heel, extending under the heel counter. Please note, technologies used may vary by style.

Two fit shoes

As part of their support’s heritage, ascent studied 2000 ‘The Athlete’s Foot’ customers to find out how their shoe size varied by feet. Finding the majority of the population has different size feet, in line with international findings. This resulted in Ascent developing it's two fit shoe range. Styles including the Men’s Vision and Women’s Voyager are available to purchase in both same and split sizes. The IIFIT category, including the Vision and Women's Voyager, can be sold as a mismatched pair or individual shoe, for when a replacement is needed. This helps to reduce your costs and helps the planet. Over 60% of people having different sizes right and left feet, Ascent footwear’s IIFit helps to find the perfect fit.

Where can I buy Ascent Shoes in the UK?

ShoeMed sells a range of Ascent Shoes online and in our Canterbury and Stratford-upon-Avon Stores. View the collection here.

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