Tongue – Split Tongue

The tongue is the tongue of the sneaker. Most of the time, a logo and a loop are applied to this, which is supposed to prevent the laces from shifting. The tongue can be attached to the sneaker at only one end, i.e. it can also be integrated in the upper. In addition, a distinction must be made between a tongue and a split tongue.

In the past, models intended for wearing on playing fields often came with tongues that were attached to the side of the sole with two elastic bands. These should provide additional stability and prevent the tongue from slipping. The ASICS company then decided over the years to bring the so-called Split Tongue onto the market. ASICS became very well known for this construction and is ultimately the only brand that works with this type of tongue.

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Here are some examples of a split tongue from the Gel Lyte III:

Tongue - Split Tongue
Tongue - Split Tongue
Tongue - Split Tongue
Tongue - Split Tongue

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