BASEBALL

It has been 35 years since MIZUNO first visited the home of baseball; the United States.
MIZUNO's technology and passion for manufacturing our products has been valued by baseball fans, and we continue our support for baseball players.

35 years ago MIZUNO brought their workshop car to start full-scale sales promotion activities in the home of baseball; the United States. We expanded our business and established our presence in the United States.
MIZUNO continues to attract interest and develop our sales with the release of a baseball glove for the lowest retail price. This glove comes with a free repair service. We also opened our very first baseball workshop (Denver, Colorado) in collaboration with our valued customers.

Technology

GOLF

MIZUNO's golf clubs in which craftsmanship and technology are combined are highly valued by golfers all over the world.

MIZUNO pro staff, including a male golf player; Luke Donald (Britain) and a female golf player; Stacy Lewis (USA) have been playing an active role on the world stage.
Craftsmanship and technology are combined together in MIZUNO's golf clubs which support these professional players' activities. Five models of MIZUNO's iron clubs won golds in the iron club category of a golf club award competition; "2013 Hot List" hosted by an American magazine, "Golf Digest". MIZUNO's iron clubs won the highest number of awards in the category among the entire manufacturers. MIZUNO's Sales deploys its unique custom fitting technology; "MIZUNO Performance Fitting System" globally. This system enables more precise and speedy club fitting. Our golf clubs are manufactured based on individual needs, and highly valued by golfers all over the world.

Technology

RUNNING

Enjoy running. Run stoically.
Break a record.
MIZUNO evolves its shoes as well as being actively involved in international competitions to support endeavours of a wide range of runners.

This year, MIZUNO's Runbird Shoes celebrate the 30th anniversary of its sales (the first release is in 1983).
The 16th model of the Wave Rider series has also been released. Wave Rider is the very first model to which MIZUNO's representative shoes technology; MIZUNO Wave, was introduced. MIZUNO's running shoes have been highly regarded and penetrated the markets steadily.
"MIZUNO Running Series" has been sponsoring international competitions held in major cities, such as Osaka, Milan, and Amsterdam. MIZUNO also actively supports a wide range of local races, such as half marathons and 10K races which general runners enjoy participating in.
We also opened the very first "MIZUNO Running Station" to develop a new market in Shanghai, China.
MIZUNO has been enjoying strong sales of running shoes globally, mainly in North America, and its sales has increased by nearly 20% from last year.

Technology

FOOTBALL

At this moment somewhere in the world MIZUNO's advanced technology is realizing soccer players' perfect shoot describing the path of an ideal parabola.

MIZUNO released the Ignitus Series in 2009. Special panels were incorporated in these shoes to enable football players to separate the non-spin kick and spin-kick techniques. We have also developed "Ignitus 3" which enables the vertical spin kick. MIZUNO's technology continues evolving.

Technology

VOLLEYBALL

MIZUNO supports remarkable, powerful national teams.
Its potential, which has been proved on the world stage, leads to every volleyball player's dream.

MIZUNO provides the world's powerful teams with volleyball uniforms and/or shoes. These players' great success helps MIZUNO to appeal the superiority of our volleyball products all over the world. MIZUNO also contributes to the development of volleyball by supporting various international and domestic volleyball competitions.

Volleyball teams which have signed a contract with MIZUNO:
・USA Men's National Volleyball Team : Gold medal team of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games
・USA Women's National Volleyball Team : Silver medal team of the London 2012 Olympic Games
・Russia Men's National Volleyball Team : Gold medal team of the London 2012 Olympic Games
・Russia Women's National Volleyball Team : 5th place team of the London 2012 Olympic Games
・Japan Women's National Volleyball Team : Bronze medal team of the London 2012 Olympic Games
Technology

TREKKING

TREKKING

As the number of trekking enthusiasts rises yearly, the number of accidents is also on the increase. MIZUNO Outdoor has been developing our products optimized to the Japanese rainy, humid climate, and opened our original outdoor school to offer our trekking knowhow and raise trekkers' awareness under the slogan of "Safe Trekking".

RUGBY

RUGBY

MIZUNO signed a contract with the national rugby league in England to become their shoes supplier. We provided Tech Van with Precision Fit Technology to the national team players during their training camp. MIZUNO proposed the best shoes to fit each player, and coach's feet. MIZUNO will support the England national team to get ready for the 2013 Rugby World Cup by providing the most appropriate shoes.

TABLE TENNIS

TABLE TENNIS

MIZUNO is the official table tennis shoe supplier for the Chinese table tennis team. In last summer's London Olympics, China dominated the Gold Medals in all four classes. MIZUNO's table tennis shoes supported their endeavors. MIZUNO is also the table tennis wear and shoe supplier of the Japanese team. The Japanese women's team won an unprecedented silver medal, the very first in Japanese table tennis history.

HANDBALL

HANDBALL

MIZUNO supplies the top handball players of the European teams with handball shoes. Handball is a popular sport in Europe and the running, jumping, and throwing movements are combined with martial art elements. MIZUNO's handball shoes; Wave Stealth 2, to which the Dynamotion Fit Technology has been applied, are gaining popularity among players.

JUDO

JUDO

Since 2008, MIZUNO has been sending Japan's top Judo wrestlers to France and holding the MIZUNO Victory Clinic for the purpose of improving French junior Judo wrestlers techniques and facilitating international exchanges between Japan and France. MIZUNO has also been contributing to the development of Judo by signing contracts with the International Judo Federation as their official supplier as well as with the Japan and Brazil Judo Federations as their official sponsor.

SPORTS FACILITIES & SERVICE

FACILITIESFACILITIES

In Japan, MIZUNO is actively involved in managing 118 national facilities, deploying school businesses, and constructing sports facilities under concerted efforts with the government. MIZUNO also commits ourselves to maximizing the synergy effect by developing, manufacturing, and selling sports equipment which is certified by various national and international sports associations, as well as running the comprehensive sports facility services as a group activity.

WINTER SPORTS

SKATE

SPEED SKATE

As the official supplier of the Japan Skating Federation and German Ice Skating Union, Mizuno supports the Japanese and German national team of short track and speed skating by providing skating suits originally developed for the athletes.
Both teams are going to wear Mizuno skating suits at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.

CURLING

CARLING

As the official supplier of the Japan Curling association, Mizuno supports the Japan curling national team by providing footwear and apparel.
The Japanese women's curling national team is going to wear Mizuno footwear and apparel at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.

NORDIC SKI

SKI JUMP

As the official supplier of the Ski Association of Japan, Mizuno supports the Japanese national team of ski jumping, Nordic combined and cross-country, by providing competition uniforms.
All the teams are going to wear Mizuno competition uniforms at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.

ALPINE SKI

ALPINE SKI

As the official supplier of the Ski Association of Japan, Mizuno is providing competition uniforms for the athletes.