Are Your Martial Art Mats Good Enough?

If you describe your martial arts mats as “good enough” for what you’re doing, chances are, they’re not good enough for what you really need. We tend to skimp on equipment when the budget is tight, but when your safety and the longevity of your martial arts practice are at stake, “good enough” just isn’t. The good news is that you can afford the best martial arts mats your practice and your well-being demand. Take a look. Continue reading “Are Your Martial Art Mats Good Enough?”

Take Down Your Opponent, Not Your Bank Account

Accelerating your progress in your martial arts practice can be as simple as making sure you have a practice area at home, complete with studio-quality martial arts mats that are thick, textured, supportive, and affordable. Once you begin practicing between instructional classes, you’ll see your progress kick into overdrive and mastery become just a little more tangible. Continue reading “Take Down Your Opponent, Not Your Bank Account”

Gymnastics Can Be Safe At Home

If you cringe when your little gymnast wants to show you her forward roll on the hard kitchen floor, you probably don’t have a tumbling mat in the family room. But that’s ok – we’re here to help. When she comes home from tumbling practice and wants to keep practicing (good!), a thickly padded tumbling mat is just what she needs to do it safely. That’s why our tumbling mats are made to the same standards as those she uses at the studio, and why they’re available to you to use at home. Continue reading “Gymnastics Can Be Safe At Home”

The Best Play Mats for Kids

When you’re in the market for the best play mats for your little ones, we know exactly what you’re looking for. The most important quality for play mats is always safety. You want a surface that will protect your kids (and your floors!) and be non-toxic. Then you want something easy to clean (they’re kids…duh), and that you could quite possibly pick up and take along on family vacations and other adventures. Good news: we’ve got what you’re looking for. Continue reading “The Best Play Mats for Kids”

Martial Arts vs The Red Carpet

If you’re one of those athletes who’d rather see some action on some martial arts mats instead of the red carpet, last night probably wasn’t your best tv viewing time. Though, truth be told, there were some pretty memorable take-downs during the awards show…but we digress. Watching truly masterful martial artists is a thing of beauty, an exhibition of some of the finest discipline and athleticism you can find. And you want to be one. So let’s get you set up with your own martial arts studio right in your very own home. Continue reading “Martial Arts vs The Red Carpet”

A Home Martial Arts Studio is a Great Idea

If you’ve ever tried to show off a form or technique you were still in the process of perfecting on a hard surface floor or carpet and had the misfortune to wipe out in the process, you probably quite swiftly became aware of the importance of the martial arts mats that cover the floor of your dojo. If you’ve been lucky enough to avoid it so far, that probably means you’re practicing enough. But the further along you get, the more practice it’s going to take, and the more contact with the floor you’re likely to have. For the times when you can’t be in the martial arts studio, why not create a mini studio of your own at your place? Continue reading “A Home Martial Arts Studio is a Great Idea”

Mats for Every Kind of Fitness

There are probably about as many different kinds of fitness mats as there are ways to get fit. Whether you’re a yogi, a weightlifter, a runner, or into any other kind of athletics, there’s likely to be some kind of variably squishy flooring specifically designed to go under your particular feet. There are, of course, some all-purpose mats you can get, but if you’re going to be dropping a barbell after squats, you’re probably going to want something a little tougher than a yoga mat. Continue reading “Mats for Every Kind of Fitness”