Win a $25 gift card from Greatmats!

Martial Arts Studio Photo Contest

Win an amazon gift card by posting a photo of your martial arts studio on Greatmats’ Facebook page.

Post a photo of your martial arts studio on Greatmats Facebook page for a chance to win a $25 gift card in Greatmats Back-to-School Martial Arts Contest. No purchase necessary. Contest ends October 31, 2015. Follow these steps to enter the contest:

1. Post a photo of yourself at your dojo, dojang, kwoon, gym, etc. on Greatmats’ Facebook page.

2. In the post, including 2-3 sentences telling us what you look for in Martial Arts Flooring. Add or include the words “Greatmats Back-to-School Martial Arts Contest” and “#GreatmatsMartialArts2015” in the post.

3. Email your name, studio name, shipping address, email address and phone number to with GreatmatsMartialArts2015 in the subject line.

The winner will be announced the first week of November 2015. Greatmats offers a large selection of Martial Arts flooring, pads and mats. Find them at

All of the photos submitted for this contest will become the property of Greatmats. This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Facebook.


Get $100 off athletic flooring for your school!

Weight room flooring

Weight room flooring from Greatmats.

One of the most anticipated parts of heading back to school in many parts of the United States is the beginning of the fall sports season. Whether its football, volleyball, cross country or anything in between, Greatmats can help you train with the comfort and safety of high quality and stylish athletic flooring.

Two things all athletes share is the need for strength training and aerobics. While some activities may require a more concentrated effort on one than the other, the combination is essential for creating a well balanced, healthy and high performing athlete.

Schools and training facilities that best serve their student-athletes and clients provide a quality training surface for their pupils and take the proper measures to ensure those surfaces will last for years to come.

In honor of the back to school season, Greatmats is holding a Back-to-School Athletic Flooring sale on weight room flooring, gym floor covers, cheer mats, folding gym mats, gym wall pads and dance floors. For any order of these items totaling $2,000 or more before Oct. 15, 2015, Greatmats will take $100 off the purchase price.

Weight room flooring

While the vast majority of Greatmats’ dozens of weight room flooring options are made of durable 100 percent recycled rubber, it also offers foam options that will add greater cushion and comfort. Among the weight room flooring possibilities are straight and interlocking tiles, large mats and rolled flooring options.

Gym Floor cover

Gym Floor Cover from Greatmats

Gym Floor Covers

Protect your expensive hardwood gym floors with gym floor covers from Greatmats. Available in large roll out vinyl sheets or large carpet tiles, these floor coverings will ensure your gym flooring will not suffer the unintended abuse associated with using the multipurpose facility for non-sporting events such as school dances, banquets and ceremonies.

cheerleading mats

Cheer mats from Greatmats

Cheer Mats

Ensure your school spirit by protecting its biggest advocates. Greatmats cheer mats are designed for high school, university and professional practices and competitions. Providing a non-slip surface, fatigue relief and shock absorption, these mats help ensure your cheer squad (and their spectators) will get the most out of the cheerleading experience.

Folding gym mats

Folding gym mats can be some of the most valuable accessories to any training program, portable, easily stored and easily installed, these mats are ideal provide an added level of safety and versatility in nearly all training environments.

Gym wall pads

Wall pads from Greatmats

Gym Wall Pads

Ramp up the safety features for your most precious assets with gym wall padding, made in the USA of top quality materials. In addition to defending against injuries, wall pads are also a great place to showcase your school spirit with the ability to add a graphics of your logo or mascot.

Dance Flooring

Greatmats offers are large variety of vinyl, foam and plastic dance floor options. Available in large rolls, cut lengths and modular tiles, it’s easy to find the right flooring for permanent and temporary uses, all with easy installation. Sprung and rubber dance subflooring is also available.

Call our customer service team 877-822-6622 for more information on the sale or products.

A Wisconsin-based specialty flooring company since 1999, Greatmats operates using the Golden Rule of customer service, leading it to a A-plus rating from the Better Business Bureau and a 9.5 Trust Pilot rating. Greatmats offers professional customer service and quality products with the best pricing online, backed by a price match guarantee. Our national flooring experts will ensure you find the perfect athletic flooring for your needs.

Respect your Training Partner.



Whatever martial art you train, be it traditional such as Aikido or Karate, or a modern combat system such as Krav Maga or Systema, you will be called upon to practice with a partners or partners at training. Here are a few tips on how not to be the person there that no one wishes to train with.

1, Don’t hurt people, Sounds pretty simple, yet sadly this happens from time to time in training centres. There are times when it is a pure accident and there is little that can be done about it. Yet when it happens because someone is careless that reflects poorly on both the student and the instructor that allows it to continue. It is also generally the fastest way for a club to lose students. People rarely get injured if everyone at training focuses on genuinely respecting their training partner.

2, Remember you partner…

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Back-to-school Athletic Flooring Sale 2015

Save $100 on athletic flooring at Greatmats during its Back-to-School Sale. Weight room flooring, gym floor covers, cheer mats, folding gym mats, gym wall pads and/or dance floor purchases totaling $2,000 or more qualify for the discount. Offer ends October 15, 2015 and cannot be combined with any other offers. Visit to see our selection of athletic flooring. Call our customer service team 877-822-6622 for more information on the sale or products.

Greatmats during its Back-to-School Athletic Flooring Sale. Weight room flooring, gym floor covers, cheer mats, folding gym mats, gym wall pads, dance floors

Greatmats during its Back-to-School Athletic Flooring Sale. Weight room flooring, gym floor covers, cheer mats, folding gym mats, gym wall pads, dance floors