Akadema is the world's most exciting baseball and softball company in the world. Akadema's ownership attributes an increasing market share to their innovative quality professional product line in contrast to mass-produced products that have little to do with quality, feel, or design that raise the level of play. Akadema's patented Praying Mantis is the most innovative catcher`s mitt ever to hit the market, and now it`s available in a lighter, game-ready Pro Soft Series version! The Pro Soft Series glove is born to meet the desire of players looking for the distinct advantage of a game-ready glove; this series is Akadema's newest innovation. Light and playable right out of the workshop, this Pro Soft Series glove was constructed to give a player the unparalleled fit and feel right off the bat. The Pro Soft Praying Mantis is great for all players and skill levels, with its patented Stress Wedge technology offering shock absorbing protection, additional Finger Hammocks to lock the hand into place, Double-sided slim padding for increased pocket size, and a double-flexhinge to snap the mitt closed on contact. Find out for yourself what makes Akadema the hottest equipment manufacturer on the planet with the all new Pro Soft Praying Mantis! Akadema: Bring Your "A" Game! Free Shipping!