Akadema APM-40 Praying Mantis Series 33.5 Inch Baseball Catcher's Mitt

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Product Details

The Akadema® APM-40 Praying Mantis Series 33.5-in baseball catcher's mitt utilizes "Stress Wedge" technology with shock-absorbing protection for the hand against injury and sting when receiving the ball. Double-sided Slim Padding allows for increased pocket size and easier ball retention and the nique shape gives the throwing hand easier access into the pocket, resulting in a quicker glove-to-hand transfer and faster times to second base.

Key Specs:

  • Age: Adult
  • Position: Catcher
  • Catcher's Mitt Size: 33.5 inches
 

Features

 

Benefits

  • Backing: Finger Slot
  • Provides more control, while easing the shock of hard hit balls.
  • Glove Type: Baseball
  • Material: Leather
  • Offers an ideal combination of durability and feel.
  • Palm Pad: Stress Wedge
  • Located between the index finger and thumb, the Stress Wedge offers shock absorbing protection for the hand against injury and sting when receiving the ball.
  • Webbing: Closed
  • Often chosen by pitchers for concealing the ball, provides extra support and is easily broken in.

Additional Info

    Double-sided Slim padding. Double Flexhinge. Finger Hammocks.

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Akadema APM-40 Praying Mantis Series 33.5 Inch Baseball Catcher's Mitt
 
5.0

(based on 3 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Comfortable feel (3)
  • Good control (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Baseball (3)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels full size too small

       

      Feels half size too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      100% 

      (3 reviews)

      Feels half size too big

       

      Feels full size too big

       

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5.0

It's worth the wait...

By Brian the Catcher

from Huntington Beach

About Me Competitive Athlete

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Comfortable Feel
  • Good Control

Cons

  • Takes time to break in

Best Uses

  • Baseball
  • Games
  • Practice

Comments about Akadema APM-40 Praying Mantis Series 33.5 Inch Baseball Catcher's Mitt:

I am looking forward to catching with this mitt as soon as my coach gives me the go ahead that it is game ready, still breaking it in but love the pop.

  • Sizing:
  • Feels true to size
  • Was this a gift?:
  • Yes

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Best Glove Ever

By Mannywood

from Riverside, Ca

About Me Competitive Athlete

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Breaks In Easily
  • Comfortable Feel
  • Good Control
  • Great Fit
  • Retains Shape

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Baseball

    Comments about Akadema APM-40 Praying Mantis Series 33.5 Inch Baseball Catcher's Mitt:

    This glove is awesome! Broke it in for my sunday game in 3 days! I think the stress wedge in it could be put in a little lower on the hand but thats it! I had people coming up to me at the game asking where i got it cause it was the nicest catchers glove they ever seen! I agree!

    • Sizing:
    • Feels true to size

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    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    this glove is great and has ahuge pocket

    By Mike Longo

    from New York City

    About Me Collegiate/Pro

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Big pocket
    • Breaks In Easily
    • Comfortable Feel
    • Good Control
    • Great Fit
    • Retains Shape

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Baseball
      • Games
      • Practice
      • Recreation
      • Softball

      Comments about Akadema APM-40 Praying Mantis Series 33.5 Inch Baseball Catcher's Mitt:

      I am a pro bullpen catcher and this mit can not get any better

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size

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