From the ring of a professional wrestling match to the mat of an amateur freestyle match, the shoes can help distinguish a wrestler from his opponent, as well as leave a lasting memory with the audience. Of course, professional wrestlers have more options than high school wrestlers due to league rules. But a few simple style adjustments can make a big difference for all wrestlers.
Things You'll Need
- Pen or pencil
- Needle and thread
- Colored shoe laces
- Logo patches
- Rhinestones or other embellishments
Customizing Team Wrestling Shoes
Choose shoes that match your team colors.
String bold colored shoe string through your shoes.
Paint your shoes with the team name, your number or the mascot name.
Stitch a small patch with your team logo onto the side or back of your shoe.
Customizing Pro Wrestling Boots
Consider what your wrestler persona is and use that to create your shoes. If you are supposed to be a fireman, make your shoes look like firefighter boots. If you are a flashy wrestler, you could add rhinestones. Match your shoes to your persona.
Add your name to your shoes in paint or by sewing. If you have a personal logo, add that too.
Draw or sketch a design and have it professionally applied to your boots. There are different companies who can take a design you come up with and put it on your shoes.
Tips & Warnings
- Don't forget to decorate the bottoms of the shoes. The audience will see them when you are down on the mat.
- Make sure any customization you want to do to you wrestling shoes is allowed by league rules.
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