Review Wave Bolt 3 Mizuno Womens Volleyball Shoes

Mizuno Wave Bolt 3

Mizuno’s drive for excellence and innovation can easily be seen in the features incorporated into its Wave Bolt 3 volleyball shoe for women. Although speed and agility were the main target functions in the development and design of the Wave Bolt 3, its lightweight feel, comfort and stability help to round off its overall highly rated performance ability. Wave Bolt 3 is a top contender among the wide array of Mizuno womens volleyball shoes.

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  • Mizuno Wave Technology which is a Pebax infused mechanical midsole that evenly disperses impact shock throughout the entire sole. Pebax is a specialized customizable rubber component used in high performance shoes and many other sports related applications.
  • Enhanced AP midsole provides resilient bounce and rebound functionality
  • Additional cushioning in the forefoot area
  • Special grooves in the outsole give the shoe additional stability by reinforcing the overall shoe structure during heavy stress
  • Outsole enhanced rubber for improved traction and flexibility
  • Midsole ventilation system that reduces heat and humidity
  • Multi-layered mesh upper provides additional breathability and enhanced comfort


The Wave Bolt 3 comes in a variety of conservative color combinations that includes black / silver and white combined with red, navy, black and royal. The black / silver comes with black shoe strings while all the white color combinations come with white shoe strings.

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What others are saying


The greatest number of helpful reviews for the Wave Bolt 3 can be found at ranging from a majority 5 stars to a handful of 3 stars and below review ratings. Most of the reviewers appear to be parents purchasing for their children who play either club or high school volleyball. The common positive responses to the Wave Bolt 3 is how comfortable, true to size and durable it is right out of the box. Players report overall excellent performance of this shoe on the volleyball court.


Some 4 and 3 star reviewers report having to break in the shoe before they became comfortable and mentioned that they seemed too narrow. The very few critical reviews experienced sizing, durability issues and on one occasion, tearing after only a few months of indoor only use.

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Wave Bolt 3

Final Thoughts

The Mizuno Wave Bolt 3 is a lightweight high performance volleyball shoe that offers responsive impact protection, good support and comfort.

Where to Buy

Although the official Mizuno USA website has no current stock, the Mizuno Wave Bolt 3 is still available from in various sizes and colors. Pricing on ranges from $50 – $125 with various shipping options and easy returns.

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