The Kids version of the TERRA is built on a wider natural last with an ergonomically molded, separated protective toe guard and counter shield. Perfect for natural foot motion during play or athletic activities outdoors and a fantastic option for the beach. The low center of gravity helps with weight-bearing and balance exercises but more importantly kids love the feeling of being as barefoot as possible. Take advantage of the flexible, lightweight style whether you’re fishing, kayaking or camping or simply out for a day with the family.
- Wide foot shape for natural foot flexibility
- Dual-density green-grip traction outsole
- Aegis Microbe Shield controls odor
- Protective toe and heel guard
- Kid proof for land and water use
- Reflective EVO 1 Tech-bands for more visibility
Why is foot freedom important?
Our bodies are designed to naturally absorb shock from movements like walking, running or jumping. Our feet have an instant feedback system and send messages to the body to minimise shock. When we constrain our feet by wearing traditional shoes or sneakers, this feedback system becomes distorted and muffled. It becomes more challenging for our body to react instinctively to mitigate shock. True stability and balance stems from the body’s natural ability to react and move freely.
Proprioception is key: Think of the transmission of sensory feed-back as the “information highway” between the nerve endings in a foot and the brain. When engaging in barefoot activities you allow your brain to receive data faster. It’s not muffled and diluted by the cushion effect of shoes. Feeling the ground more directly enables the brain to receive “pure” data, faster. Professional fall studies clearly substantiate that improved proprioception helps prevent fall injuries and increases balance and core strength.