Mizuno Wave Momentum 3

The expected release date for the Mizuno Wave Momentum 3 is on September 17, 2023.

The Mizuno Wave Momentum 3 will have the following main updates:

  • The new Mizuno Wave Momentum 3 will have a few upgrades.
  • It will have more energizing cushioning with an improved Enerzy foam midsole.
  • The Wave plate will still remain for support.
  • You will be able to get the new model in high and low-top designs, as well as some new color options.
  • It will offer excellent lateral stability, and the sole will have an improved tread for traction.

Previous model of the Wave Momentum:
The Mizuno Wave Momentum 2 release date was on May 14, 2022.

Latest Version of the Mizuno Wave Momentum


Mizuno Wave Momentum



  • The MSRP (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price) for the Mizuno Wave Momentum 3 will be $155.
  • The new Mizuno Wave Momentum 3 will be an excellent upgrade to the predecessor.
  • The price will still remain quite affordable for such an excellent Volleyball shoe.

Arch support and pronation controlArch Support and Pronation Control

  • The Volleyball shoe will offer excellent lateral stability to prevent ankle twisting,
  • It will be well cushioned and supportive though more of a neutral shoe than a specific stability model.


  • The shoe will be designed for Volleyball courts, mostly indoor courts.
  • It will offer exceptional traction and grip on slippery volleyball courts.


  • The Mizuno Wave Momentum 3 will be a volleyball-specific shoe model.
  • It will be ideally suited for Volleyball and similar sports and available in low or high-top designs.


  • As a volleyball shoe, it will be very durable.
  • Enhancements to the sole and uppers will improve wear and tear resistance in critical areas.

Fit and SizingFit and Sizing

  • The fit will be generally relaxed and roomy with a high or low top option that may be available.
  • There will be wider width options available in the new model.


  • The men’s model will weigh around 300 grams depending on whether It is a high or low top.
  • The women’s model similarly will weigh around 255 grams.

Elevation of the Mizuno Wave Momentum 3

Heel HeightHeel Height

  • There will be a heel height of around 36 mm.
  • The heel height will be suitable for a volleyball shoe.

Forefoot HeightForefoot Height

  • The Forefoot height will be 24 mm.
  • The forefoot will provide good stability and support.

Heel-to-Toe DropHeel-to-Toe Drop

  • There will be a 12 mm heel-to-toe drop.
  • The heel-to-toe drop will be ideal for a Volleyball shoe and stability.

Components of the Mizuno Wave Momentum 3


  • The outsole will be a thick and durable rubber.
  • The Outsole will provide excellent traction with an improved tread for Volleyball courts.
  • The outsole will likewise be non-marking.


  • There will be an Enerzy foam cushioned midsole that will be improved for a better bounce back and energizing cushioning.
  • There will also be softer underfoot cushioning.
  • The Wave Plate will still be in the midsole.


  • The Uppers will offer a more Locked down fit with a very roomy toe box.
  • The Lateral stability features will be improved and built inside the frame and sole of the shoe.
  • There will be a more secure and much more built-up heel counter for better ankle stability and support.
  • The uppers will be durable with leather and mesh insets for breathability.


Mizuno Wave Momentum 3

About the Author

David Alegeta

David is a long-distance hiker, a writer and an editor whose favorite topics include backpacking and trail running. He is an adventure athlete who covered over 20,000 miles. He frequently speaks to groups about the benefits of proper footwear and has written numerous articles on this subject. He lives in Dallas, Texas with his family.