The Mizuno GXS101 Prospect Series youth fastpitch catcher's mitt is specifically designed for youth players. Mizuno offers multiple technologies which make it easier for younger players to close the glove and catch the ball, while teaching them how to catch the ball the right way. The GXS101 Prospect glove features a ParaShock palm pad that provides less rebound and less sting. The Power Close technology helps young players close the glove. The V-Flex technology is designed to initiate easy closure while the Power Lock closure system provides the quickest and most secure fit available.