Finally, Nike has updated the well-known Sideline Insert Training shoe, which is mostly used for cheerleading, so your feet won’t get very hot in them while tumbling, toe-touching, and basket tosses anymore! Besides breathability, they also improved tongue and collar padding and made the whole look of the shoe less bulky. The Nike Sideline III features a low profile, flexibility, and lightweight cushioning ideal for a stunt-filled day. Designed in sizes for both women and kids, these shoes help to get the crowd going.


The Nike Women’s Sideline III Insert is super streamlined and has a fantastic silhouette. It’s represented in bright white color with metallic accents only, but due to changeable color cards for the cutouts in the upper, you can easily customize the look for any uniform or your team color.

The leather upper is perforated for breathability, as well as the padded tongue, made of light mesh. Also, they have added a little extra padding to the area around the ankle to provide extra support and to reduce the chance of blisters.

Durable rubber outsole is not solid, that allows for good flexibility. It also features pivot point for perfect traction regardless the surface.


  • weight

Materials and technologies used in this model allow for a very light weight of the shoe. When it comes to dancing and jumping, this issue becomes one of the most important factors to choose a shoe.

  • security

Traditional lace-up closure and supportive upper provide security and stability of each motion.

  • breathability

When you’re stunting, tumbling, cheering, your feet are sweating. Nike has fixed this in the third version of Sideline for women! They have added extra perforations throughout the side of the shoe to allow for air to cool off your feet.

  • flexibility

The shoe features internal flex grooves and leather insert on the arch area of the outsole that allows you move naturally in every direction.

  • durability

Rubber outsole provides durability and grip on a variety of surfaces, while the most the upper is made of an easy clean synthetic leather material, which very durable as well.

  • cushioning

Double lasted Phylon midsole provides lightweight cushioning for cheerleading, cross-training, dancing, jumping. Extra cushioning is supplied due to extra padded tongue and collar for comfort and support.

  • Details
  • color slide cards

This detail is the thing about the shoe design. Now you have a choice of 12 colors to match your uniform or your team color. And you can change the inserts every day if you need to.

  • Another know-hows, that supplied in a model

PHYLON sole material features lightweight, flexibility, and good cushioning (like a well-known EVA technology does), but the Phylon is foamed twice, so it provides twice more shock-absorption and gives you a feel of walking on the clouds.

PIVOT POINT is a point of rotation on the outsole of the shoe, that is great for all surfaces, indoor and outdoor, and provides flexibility as well.


The Nike Women’s Sideline III Insert Training shoe is the ideal cheer shoes for both sideline and competition cheer. It’s designed with a double lasted Phylon midsole, internal flex grooves and non-marking outsole making it the ultimate in flexibility, support, lightweight impact protection and natural feel. The cherry on top is a set of twelve interchangeable color cards for side Nike logo, so it will match any uniform.

The only issue you should bear in mind is the fact they usually fit small, so you’d better purchase a half size bigger for normal foot and a whole size bigger if you have a little bit of a wider foot.

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