What to look for when buying a mat

13 November 2018

Buying equipment is not always easy. Often, there are a lot of interests to take into account. Budget, user friendliness and available space are things to think about before buying new equipment.
It’s often a big investment, and you have to spend your money wisely. Therefore, good quality information is key. There are a lot of different kinds of mats. We’ll show you the most important mats.

Practice mats
Everybody knows practice mats from physical education in school. They are connectable, multifunctional in use and have a built-in orientation line. On the back, they have built-in handy grips: two handles, with which the mat is easily movable.

Janssen-Fritsen Handy Grips: makkelijk de mat verplaatsen The name landing mat says it all: these mats are meant to land on. The quality of the landing is determined by the filling of the mat. For example: to land from a great height, you need a thick mat to ensure a stable landing.

The tumbling mat is the all-rounder of all mats. It’s suitable for practising jumps, handstands, cartwheels and more. For beginners, but also for more experienced jumpers. When reaching a certain level of gymnastics, the tumbling mat is being replaced for a tumbling track.

Compare the technical features and choose the right practice mat or tumbling mat.