This Brace helps to reduce the incidents of acute ankle injuries in athletes both with and without a previous ankle injury. It combines function and comfort in a speed lacer design, where the laces attach to a pull tab which pulls tight and secures to the sides with a velcro closure . The breathable spacermesh tongue improves airflow and enhances overall comfort. Sharkskin material at the heel reduces slippage for improved performance. It comes in six sizes for an exact fit. The nylon boot and figure eight straps stabilize the ankle to prevent inversion and eversion injuries.