Zamst RK-1 Plus got the Japan’s prestigious “GOOD DESIGN AWARD 2021”

We are honored that our Zamst RK-1 Plus received the prestigious 2021 GOOD DESIGN AWARD, organized by the Japan Institute of Design Promotion. Zamst RK-1 Plus is the knee brace which reduces the strain on the outside of the knee for runners. It limits the movement that increases strain on the outside of the knee and provide support to the knee during running. Evaluation comments by the judging committee Using the elastic spiral lace which is not the common straps to hold the knee’s movements is mainly evaluated as innovation. Stabilization with spiral lace provides the perfect fit and does not require additional power when you pull up. Moreover, Zamst RK-1 Plus is also innovative that elastic spiral lace pulls the lower leg up while the inner unique-shaped film keeps the lower knee joint in proper alignment and also provides breathability and comfortability by thin and breathable fabric with water-repellant surface on the back of the knee. GOOD DESIGN AWARD GOOD DESIGN AWARD has been a sole comprehensive design evaluation and commendation system in Japan since 1957. Many companies and designers from both inside and outside of Japan participate in the activity to enhance the industry or the quality of life…


Zamst announces sponsorship with Wilfredo León, men’s professional volleyball player

We announced a global sponsorship agreement with Wilfredo León, men’s professional volleyball player playing for the SIR Safety Perugia, one of the top-level teams in an Italian professional volleyball league.   About Wilfredo León At age 14, Wilfredo León started playing with the Cuba national team, and won silver medal in the 2010 FIVB Men’s World Championship and bronze medal in the FIVB Volleyball World League. After that, he joined the Russian Super League Club Zenit Kazan in 2014. León lead the team to the champion of the European Champions League and won the MVP in 2015. He acquired Polish citizenship in 2015, plays important role as the core member of the Polish national team. In 2018, León started his new challenge in SIR Safety Perugia.  Wilfredo León can now be seen sporting the ZK-7 knee brace, and the A2-DX ankle brace from Zamst. [Instagram] Message from Wilfredo León  “I believe the injury prevention is the key for the best performance. I noticed it since I had some minor injuries throughout my careers. From now on, I want to focus on my physical care and it’s my pleasure to be Zamst family. I’m trying many different Zamst products and I feel perfect…


Zamst announces sponsorship with Elena Delle Donne, an American female pro basketball player

We announced a global sponsorship agreement with Elena Delle Donne, women’s professional basketball player playing for the Washington Mystics. About Elena Delle Donne Elena Delle Donne has made it to six All-Star Games, and in 2019 received her second regular-season MVP award and won the finals at the American women’s professional basketball which was the Washington Mystics’ first title. Elena Delle Donne can now be seen sporting the Filmista Ankle, the ZK-7 knee brace, and the ZW-7 lower back brace from Zamst. [Instagram] [Twitter] [You Tube] Message from Elena Delle Donne “What’s so great about Zamst’s braces are how comfortable they are. I think that is something that athletes, especially basketball players, struggle with. It’s like, ‘Oh, I might need this brace, but it makes me feel like I can’t move the way that I’m used to moving.’ With Zamst, you’re protected. It feels good. It feels comfortable, it feels safer, and you’re still able to do the same movements that you’ve always been able to do.” Background of the sponsorship agreement Elena’s determination especially thru recovery and strengthening herself has not only made her a role model to aspire to for all generations but also is…


Shanghai International Marathon Expo 2020

We exhibited a booth at the Shanghai International Marathon Expo 2020 from November 26th to 28th, until the day before the race on November 29th. This is one of the largest international marathon races, with more than 38,000 runners participating for the previous years. However, only the full marathon race was limited to 9,000 runners this year due to the COVID-19. We highlighted the knee braces, including the Zamst RK-1 Plus, a new product launched this year, at our booth.


ZAMST RK-1 Renewed as RK-1 Plus

ZAMST RK-1 Renewed as RK-1 Plus The RK-1 Plus refines comfort during running and provides a unique structure that prevents reducing support capability due to slippage, based on the spiral shape of the previous RK-1 designed to reduce the strain on the outside of the knee by spirally controlling movement of the knee. Product detail >>

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