This durable tap shoe features a full leather outsole for stability. The Techno Tap plates are screwed to the resonating board for a deeper sound. Full leather upper and sole - a strong tap shoe for all tap surfaces. Strap and buckle fastening - flattering foot shape for class, exam or performance. Self-locking buckle attached with elastic - to release tension on the instep. 19mm (3/4 inch) heel - stable heel height, ideal for beginners. Techno Tap plates attached - ready for immediate use. Pro Balance rubber pad provided - for a non slip sole on any tap surface.