Rocktape, why we are better!!!

Rocktape, why we are better!!!

Rocktape, why we are better!!!

Reason #1

Unlike other tapes made for rehabilitation, Rocktape was created in the heat of competition. We knew first hand that medical tape would fail under race conditions so we developed a lab in the Santa Cruz mountains where we could test our product until it met our standards. Rocktape may cost a little more, but when it’s all on the line, it’s nice to know you’ve got the best product in the business.

Reason #2

Rocktape uses intelligence and technology, not hype to design its products. Take our tape backing for instance. Our Plow Pattern looks similar to a tire tread, right? We know that certain tires channel water away creating more surface contact and better grip. If you’re an athlete that swims and sweats you need a tape that can channel water efficiently so your tape will stay on. So why do our competitors put wavy patterns which act like dams on the back of their tape?

Reason #3

Stretching is good. Our research shows that by making our tape with 190% elasticity, we allow the athlete fuller and better range of motion. Our competitors only offer 130-150% stretch. Can you feel the difference? To us, it’s like night and day. When we wear our competitors tape we feel like we’ve been bound – we don’ believe that’s what anyone wants to feel when you’re walking much less running.

Reason #4

There are always options in life and compromises can be made. When we designed our tape, we wanted superior snap-back which is the ability of the tape to stretch without too much resistance, yet provide assistance to muscles when they return to neutral. To get the right stretch and recovery dynamics and the proper moisture defense we were faced with using a special nylon called 6/12 which is more expensive. Could we have used a cheaper nylon? Sure, but life is short and making the best possible product for you is what we’re all about. We chose not to compromise our standards because neither do you.

Reason #5

One size does not fit all. Imagine if we all tried to wear the same pants. Some of our competitors seem to think we’re all the same size so they conveniently pre-cut their tape to inconvenient lengths expecting us to adjust to their marketing. We think there’s a big difference between a 42 year old Ironman mother of three and a 23 year old elite male tennis player. A difference in size perhaps but identical in attitude and spirit. We think it’s our job to fit you in size and spirit rather than the other way around.

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