34.5" circumference Praying Mantis fastpitch catchers mitt. Spiral lock web, stress webage, better designed pocket. If you like a medium-depth pocket, this is your mitt. The shallower depth pocket allow for quicker transition to pick off runners. You don't have to 'fish around' in the mitt for the ball.
Open back Akadema?s exclusive Grasp-Clasp wrist system, and deep pocket designed for the serious fastpitch catcher.
With new patent pending "Stress Wedge" technology, located between the index finger and thumb, the Praying Mantis offers shock absorbing protection for the hand against injury and sting when receiving the ball. The Praying Mantis also offers two additional "Finger Hammocks" allowing the fingers to be firmly positioned and more secure in the glove. Additional features include the "Double-sided Slim Padding" allowing for increased pocket size and easier ball retention. Uniquely designed shape allows the throwing hand easier access into the pocket, resulting in a quicker glove to hand transfer and faster times to second base. The Praying Mantis also features a "Double Flexhinge" which makes the glove snap closed oncontact. Hand-crafted with select U.S. Steerhide pocket, AkademaLyte leather on the back, and Akadema ?? Rawhide black lacing.