Cleat Souls. Informative Presentation By: Nilofer Faiz Joseph Maiorana Joseph Schneider. Table of Contents. Step 1- Problem Statement . Spikes/Cleats become worn out when walking on asphalt to a field/stadium/track. Step 2- Brainstorming. Consider Source of Problem
Informative Presentation By:
Spikes/Cleats become worn out when walking on asphalt to a field/stadium/track.
Consider Source of Problem
Impossible/difficult to improve upon outside factors
So, Improve features of cleat shoe
Design & manufacture solution to fit on bottom of athletic cleats
Solution will provide protection so cleat shoe will last longer
This device will be effective when user is not using cleats for their main purpose
Spikes/cleats become worn out or damaged due to:
Friction with surface
On a scale of 1-5, do you feel your performance is lowered because of worn down spikes/cleats? [ 1= No, not at all. 5= Yes, definitely]
1 2 3 4 5
Do you feel you need to replace your spikes/cleats because of damages?
If yes to #3 how often do you feel you need to replace your spikes/cleats?
Very few times
Other (please specify__________________________________)
Would you purchase a device that protects the spikes/cleats from becoming worn down?
If a new design were to be created improving the spikes/cleats, which factor will be the most important upon purchase?
Perron, Jr. “Soccer Shoe” United States Patent. 2009.
Inventor: Perron, Jr.; J. Edward
Patent Filed: March 31, 2005
Patent Number: 7,487,604
What are Cleat Souls?
Spike Pads were made for the athlete by the athlete. They protect spikes from becoming dull or damaged during the walk from your car to the field. Spike Pads can also be used indoors, just incase you need to grab a drink or visit the trainer. The material fits perfectly to the design of the cleat making you feel like you are walking in regular shoes. Spike Pads can also come in different colors with different designs on them to match your shoe color or team uniform. With the spikes protected, Spike Pads extend the life of your cleats helping you achieve their maximum performance day in and day out.