What Mats Should I Use For Back Handsprings?
By Created: April, 2021 - Modified: April, 2021
Related Product: Safety Gymnastic Mats Non-Fold 4x8 ft x 8 inch
Greatmats offers a wide variety of handspring trainer mat options from which to choose, with the following seven being among the best:
- Wedge Mats
- Octagon Mats
- 4x8 Gymnastics Safety Mats
- 4x10 Gym Mats
- 6x42 Cheerleading Mats
- 2x6 Foot Wall Mat
- Grappling MMA Mats
Specialty Mats for Handsprings
Incline wedge mats are super durable and constructed from the highest quality materials. They come in folding or non-folding options and numerous different colors. Also referred to as cheese mats, these are available in a number of sizes, ranging from - 24 x 48 inches and 14 inches high to 72 x 144 inches and 22 inches high.
This handspring trainer mat is for sale at Greatmats in numerous sizes, ensuring you can find the perfect mat to meet your training needs - from 15 inch length by 24 inch width all the way up to 40 inch length by 40 inch width. They are also available in a wide variety of custom color combinations.
Gym Mats for Handsprings
These are available in single and bi-fold options, making them a great mat to take on the road or stack for extra thick protection. They are made in the USA and available in five other sizes and two other thicknesses. The high quality materials used when making these mats, like an 18 oz. 6P compliant vinyl cover, durable 2.5 inch polyethylene and polyurethane layered foam interior, and V2 or V4, are top notch.
There are 14 different color options to choose from, so it’s easy to match school colors or design preferences. They are designed for durability and superior shock absorption and are suitable for basically any tumbling exercise. .
This tumbler & handspring trainer mat can also be used as wall padding, too, which is a great addition to a practice cheer or gymnastics space. Just screw the external flange on the long side to a strip attached to the walls to complete a simple DIY project. Regardless of the use or application in mind for this back handspring mat, it is among the best in terms of quality, durability, and versatility.
These mats come in many different colors, and they are designed and made to last.
Wall Mats for Gymnastics Practice Spaces
The mats are ASTM impact rated, and they feature a formaldehyde free backer board. They are also antifungal and antibacterial.
Interlocking Mats for Handspring Practice
These mats are firm and have tight-fitting interlocks that prevent separation - even when placed under intense pressure and heavy use. They provide excellent protection for those learning new skills like handsprings. The professional grade puzzle mats are waterproof and non-absorbent, which helps to keep mildew, mold, and odors at bay.
Greatmats - For the Best Back Handspring Mat Options!There aren’t many things that are more exciting to watch than a successful gymnastics routine with tumbles and tricks. Tumbling takes a variety of strengths, skills, and talents, and to master these is a great accomplishment. There are many dangers involved with tumbling, though, including a potentially dangerous level of impact on the body of the gymnast. If a gymnast lands wrong from a flip or handspring, it could lead to a serious injury. This is where mats come in.
One of the most important training tools used in gymnastics is a matting system. Mats are used for safety and protection of gymnasts while they practice and perform their various skills - especially runs involving difficult skills like handsprings and tucks. Learning these stunts and mastering tumbling skills comes with some risks, which are minimized with proper mats.
With the many types and sizes of mats available, it may be overwhelming to try to determine which style is the right fit for mastering handsprings. Greatmats offers a variety of landing and other mats that come in many different styles, including non-folding and folding options, as well as different sizes and thicknesses. Most feature a layer of at least one inch cross linked polyethylene foam, providing the best in durability and shock absorption properties. Many are also combined with a layer of polyurethane foam.
The seven mats highlighted only skim the surface of what Greatmats has to offer. From discount mats to top of the line professional products, there are so many options from which to choose. When shopping for mats, one thing is for certain. You never want to sacrifice quality when it comes to handspring mats. When you purchase from Greatmats, you can be confident in the fact that you’re buying top notch mats made out of the best materials and offered at the lowest prices. Contact one of Greatmats experts to help you determine which mat or mats are best for you and your athletes.
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