The 656 is New Balance's most versatile tennis shoe offering an excellent combination of comfort and stability with a rich leather upper.
Upper: High abrasion long wear drag tip provides outstanding durability. Leather upper provides durability and support and has strategic perforations for ventilation. Padded air mesh tongue and heel collar provide increased cushioning, breathability and comfort.
Midsole: Lightweight C-Cap compression molded EVA midsole provides cushioning and flexibility. ABZORB in the heel and forefoot provides exceptional shock absorption. Stability Web provides optimal arch support that is both rigid and lightweight while preventing midfoot flex. Built on New Balance's standard MX-001 tennis/training last. Removable EVA insole for increased cushioning.
Outsole: Non-marking Ndurance® rubber outsole compound provides maximum durability in high-wear areas with a herringbone traction pattern for optimal traction on a variety of surfaces. Forefoot pivot point for increased mobility.
1-Year Outsole Guarantee – For all warranty claims and questions please call New Balance Customer Care at (800) 595-9138.
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