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Tatami Puzzle Mats vs. Other Tatami Martial Arts Mats
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What Is The Benefit Of A Tatami Mat For Jiu Jitsu?
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Judo Puzzle Mats for Home and Dojo - Tatami
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Home Martial Arts Puzzle Mat Comparison: BJJ, TKD, Judo, etc.
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What mat texture is best for judo?
What mat texture is best for judo?
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The Best 1.5 Inch Thick Grappling and MMA Mats
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How Large Are Martial Arts Mats?
How Large Are Martial Arts Mats?

Interlocking Tatami Mats, Roll Out Mats and Crash Mats

How Thick Should Judo Mats Be?

To maximize the safety of judokas, the best judo mats will carry at least 1.5” of thickness, as these have enough cushioning to protect against falls. Crash landing mats could measure anywhere from 4” to 12” for the maximum protection.

What Are Judo Mats Called?

Judo mats come in many forms. Interlocking judo mats are sometimes called martial arts puzzle mats. Folding judo mats are also called panel mats or gym mats. There are also roll out mats and crash mats for judo.

Are Puzzle Mats Good For Jiu Jitsu?

Yes, as they provide a simple means of assembly and disassembly for rooms that must be used for multiple purposes. Use judo puzzle mats consisting of eva foam of different colors to mark of boundaries for training and competition.

How Thick Should Crash Mats Be?

To add extra protection to any subfloor while also guarding against injury for the judoka, use thicker units of 2 inches or more. 2 inch crash mats usually come in the form of a folding panel mat and are used on top of existing matted flooring. Crash mats of 4 inches or more can be used independently of the matted floor. If you'd like a full flooring system suitable as crash pad, consider installing a layer of 2 inch foam rolls under your existing flooring.

These are ideal for practicing throws, takedowns, and other high impact activities.

What Are Judo Mats Made Of?

For the best shock absorbing capabilities, foam core judo mats are a popular selection. The type of foam varies depending on its use type. Closed-cell foam, such as EVA or cross-linked polyethylene foam, is used for full flooring systems. Open cell polyethylene foam is used for most crash pads and will need to be wrapped by a more durable material such as vinyl.

How Can I Choose the Right Judo Matting?

  1. Will these be used at the house or in a professional space?
  2. What kind of traffic and use will they see?
  3. What types of activities will be performed, such as takedowns and throws?
  4. Will they need to be removed and stored to return the subfloor to its original purpose?
  5. Will they be paired with a subflooring or underlayment? Or will they be used alone?


Those seeking to practice judo near home can count on us and our catalog. We carefully select the most outstanding products in the market to carry in stock. Our customers will receive the highest performing martial arts flooring possible.

Below, we've outlined some of the options for transforming a practicing space or studio for multiple disciplines.

What Are the Advantages of Tatami Mats for Judo?

Tatami mats are known for provide just the right amount of traction for judokas to stay steady on their feet even when making quick movements. Interlocking tatami mats are a smart choice, as they install in minutes, while protecting students from abrasions and scrapes. Greatmats interlocking tatami mats are unique in that they feature a no-burn surface. This helps to prevent floor burns on exposed skin.

These are lightweight and fit together like puzzle pieces. At 1.5 inches, our experts created them specifically for training that include throws, takedowns and falls.

The Home BJJ Mats are a smaller 2x2 foot version. Each model includes two border strips for a clean island installation. Or cut them for a tight-to-the-wall installation.

The long lasting texture does not cause skin burns. And they are anti-fatigue, lead-free, latex-free, waterproof, and non-absorbent. They present ideal surfaces for combat sports.

These are durable and come with a 1-year warranty. Select this product with confidence.

Are Judo Mats for Home Easy to Install?

For simple installs, consider our Judo Mats Interlocking tiles. These are reversible and economical and are a great choice for skill development in this discipline. They provide plenty of safety for groundwork at 1.25” and come with a 12-month warranty.

The tiles are lead-free and latex-free. They are waterproof for easy cleaning and disinfecting. The tough top layer won't burn the skin. Yet, it creates just the right amount of traction for the workout.

Our Roll Out Home Judo Mats provide another practical flooring option that is perfect for a variety of situations. This one offers 1.25 inch thick measurements.

It's the same quality as what the professionals use. But it offers a major advantage for those who are short on space. Just unroll it at the time practice is set to start. It's perfect for those who don't have a designated spot for this at the house.

Afterward, this rolls up for quick storage. By removing it when the workout is over, the location can be used for other purposes.

This consists of durable pro level PE foam. It's strong enough to withstand shoe and boot traffic.

What Is the Best Subflooring for a Judo Mat?

The subfloor is just as important as the upper layer. Many professional facilities opt to install these over a sprung floor. Proper underlayments make for a safer, more forgiving surface.

They yield an area for more comfortable, safer throws. Greatmats offers foam underlayments in 3 thicknesses for this very purpose.

Choose from our foam rolls of 5/8 inch, 1.25 inchor 2 inch design for extra safety and protection. These rolls offer excellent cushion and have a prime polyethylene sports construction.

This must be protected by placing matting with a tough cover over it. It's intended to be used as an underlayment only, but it will instantly create forgiving floors.

What Is the Benefit of Using Shock Absorbing Matting?

  1. Designed for rigorous use, ensuring plenty of longevity.
  2. These give optimal traction without causing abrasions.
  3. These soften the brunt of takedowns, while maximizing safety.

Our folding mats have an 18 ounce vinyl coated polyester layer for excellent durability. They fold up into 2 foot wide panels, so that they're easy to store away and transport. These are available in 16 brilliant colors. Pick colors to complement any branding in a particular facility.

Our crash mats in 4 inch thickness and thicker offer superior durability and longevity, maximizing the investment.

Polyester web handles allow coaches to move these gym floor mats easily. Choose from a pair of thicknesses, 12 or 20 centimeters, depending on the amount of protection desired.