Competition Landing Mats

Competition gymnastics landing mats are essential equipment for any gymnastics program.  Gymnastics landing mats vary in thickness depending on the discipline for which they’re used.  It is recommended that mats to be used under bars be at least 8” thick with the width of the mat dependent upon the width of the bars used.  At the very least, you want your mats to be at least as wide as the bars.  As a rule of thumb, wider is better in case you fall to one side.   (For more information on choosing the right competition landing mats, we recommend you check out this site.)

At Greatmats, we carry a variety of different landing mats in two thicknesses: 12 and 20cm.  You can choose either non-folding or single-fold competition landing mats available in standard blue.  We also provide custom competition landing mats made to your specifications by a leading national manufacturer.  All of our competition landing mats are made in the USA.  They are covered with an 18 oz, matted vinyl which is the standard for competition requirements.  There is no loose foam in our covers.
All of our landing mats feature a double-stitched top edge and a number 10 YKK molded zipper.  They come with 2” polyester web handles so you can easily move them.  Hook and loop fasteners come standard on all four sides.  These mats are durable and built to last in school gymnastics programs or in professional training.
Please note that NO gymnastics mats can provide a perfectly risk-free environment for gymnastics training.  Gymnastics is a sport that requires discipline and knowledgeable instructors.  Equipment needs to be checked and maintained regularly.  Excessively dangerous maneuvers or gymnastics moves that are beyond the skill of the gymnast can result in serious injury.  As a rule, the more gym matsthe better.  It is definitely better to have too many mats in your facility than not enough.
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Custom Folding Gym Mats

Folding gym mats are a high quality, folding mat perfect for athletic training and practice.  You can design your own unique folding gym mat for school gym use, cheerleading and tumbling, martial arts and tactical training applications.  These mats are fun for young children to romp around on and tough enough for combat training for adults.
Custom colors and sizes are available; choose the combination that works best with your facility.   Gymnastics mats come stock with 18 oz thick, high quality vinyl covers.  These folding gym mats are designed for high performance use and superior shock absorption.
These custom folding gym mats are made in the USA by a leading manufacturing facility that is dedicated to quality and customer service. Use these folding gym mats in schools, universities, or for home use.  They are great for gymnastics training, cheerleading, martial arts and tactical training. These mats are very popular with elementary and middle school gym teachers because of their outstanding quality and value.
Hook and loop fastener information: V2 features hook and loop fasteners on the two short sides of the gymnastics mat. V4 has hook and loop fasteners on all four sides.  Choose V4 for attaching the gym mats together on the long side of the gym mats as well as for side to side placement.  Choose V2 for attaching the gym mats on the short side for a long run.
Discount pricing is available for orders of10 mats or more.  Please request a volume quote.  Custom folding gym mats typically require 2-4 weeks of production lead time.
A Greatmats logo is printed on these mats.  If you do not want a Greatmats logo on your mats, please let your salesperson know when you order.
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Crash Pads

Top quality Crash Pads from Greatmats can be used in a number of different applications for several different purposes.  Initially designed as a foam safety mat to protect martial artists from takedowns and high throws, these foam mats are built to last.  They are excellent for drilling students on proper rolling techniques.  In cases such as a diving forward roll, good crash pads can be essential for safe MMA instruction.

Crash Pads come in three thicknesses:
Our 4″ Safety Mats are built for younger athletes where just a little extra protection is needed.  They are great for jumping around, wrestling, and learning the basics of various martial arts.  YMCA-type multipurpose facilities often purchase these mats for basic use.  They’re safer than the floor and, best of all, they’re fun!
Our 8″ mats are the staple of most martial arts programs.  Specifically designed for perfecting take-downs, they can provide a safe landing for adults in combat training of all sorts.  8” crash pads feature breather mesh on the sides that allows air to escape on impact.  This allows for an even landing for the athlete and protects the mat from damage.  These mats feature a double stitched, 18 oz. Vinyl coated poly surface.  These rugged tumbling mats have a heavy duty #10 zipper and feature 2” poly handles on all sides.
Use our 12″ crash matswhere extra protection is needed.  These safety mats provide extra safety for advanced moves, especially on dynamic throws.  In cases where a high release throw is used, this martial arts mat is the best option available. Like our 8” mat, they come with breather mesh, double stitched, 18 oz vinyl, a #10 zipper, and 2” poly handles on every side.
Each of our three thicknesses come in different sizes:  4×6, 4×8, 5×10, and 6×12.   The three largest sizes are also available as a bi-folding mat for easier storage.
All of our Crash Mats meet USAG, NCAA and NFHS competition specifications.
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Gymnastics Octagon Mats

 

These days, the hottest sport for young kids is gymnastics and the demand for gymnastics instructors and safe gymnastics flooring has never been higher.  Successful Olympic athletes like Shawn Johnson and Gabby Douglas have made the sport’s popularity skyrocket.  Today, more children between the ages of 6-12 participate in gymnastics than any other sport and more gymnastics mats are sold now than at any point in history.
Interestingly, gymnastics itself is not new.  According to “Nike is a Goddess: The History of Women in Sports,” rhythmic gymnastics was not officially recognized as a sport until 1962 and not considered a part of the Olympic Games until 1984.   However, the sport dates back to at least 1904 when some elements of women’s gymnastics debuted at the Olympics.  The athletes wore long skirts and high collars and used props, including clubs, canes, wands, ropes, and barbells in their group exercises.  Gymnastics mats and octagons as we know them did not exist and athletes took safety risks that would stun today’s parents.
Greatmats Gymnastics Octagon MatsHowever, because of advanced technology in safety equipment, athletes are able to perform moves that earlier competitors would be awed by.  (The leotard would probably cause a few gapes as well.)  Learning the complicated gymnastics moves of our day requires dedication and a solid instructor as well as the right safety equipment.  Being sure that you have the right gymnastics flooring for the job is critical for today’s instructor.
Our Gymnastics Octagon is a perfect example of equipment that can assist an instructor in teaching the art to young students.  It can be used to develop coordination and balance as well as basic moves such as walkovers and handsprings.  The octagonal shape keeps the mat from rolling around.  This provides stability and builds confidence in athletes who are working on range of motion, flexibility, and balance.  They are great for teaching dive rolls as well.
Contact Greatmats at http://www.greatmats.com – 877-822-6622.Greatmats Gymnastics Mats Octagon Mats

Discount Gym Mats

Perfect for cheerleading and gymnastics training, Discount Gym Mats are manufactured to the highest quality of workmanship.  They are made of top of the line, cross-linked or PE foam core making them tough enough for professional or home use.  These mats are commonly found in high school and university gyms across the country and around the world. Designed for durability and superior shock absorption, these are excellent multi-purpose mats.
Not only can you use these mats for home tumbling and cheerleading practice, they are also great for gymnastics or martial arts studios.  Use them at home for pilates or floor exercises.  They are lightweight and waterproof so you can bring them with you wherever you need an exercise mat to spread out for your exercise needs. These mats feature 2-foot panels and fold accordion-style for easy storage and transportation. You can also use these gymnastics mats as wall padding.  Simply screw the external flange on the long side of the mats to a firing strip attached to the wall and you’re done.
All of these discount gymnastics mats have hook and loop fasteners on all 4 sides and come with a thick, industry standard 18 oz vinyl cover. Each discount gym mat is hand-crafted with double stitched seams. Because they come with fasteners on all four sides, you can create an end-to-end run or build an entire floor by attaching mats at the sides as well as at the ends.
At Greatmats, we stock Discount Gym Mats so they are available for next day shipping.  All of our Discount Gym Mats are currently on sale and some sizes and thicknesses are available with free shipping.  Please contact one of our friendly customer assistance representatives to determine which products will best suit your needs.  Depending on the color and thickness, Discount Gym Mats come in either blue or black.  Volume discounts are available.
A quick note on safety:  Tumbling mats and protective equipment are not a comprehensive solution for eliminating or reducing all tumbling injuries.  Please understand that no mats are fail-safe. There is no substitute for proper instructions, spotting, and common sense when it comes to teaching tumbling or other forms of gymnastics. Landing on the head or in an out-of-control position can result in injuries despite the extra padding provided by mats.

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Folding Gym Mats – Custom Sizes and Colors

When it comes to athletic training and practice, nothing can compete with our folding gym mats. Originally designed specifically for use as gymnastics mats, they are excellent for cheerleading and tumbling, martial arts, and tactical training applications.  These gymnastics mats are very popular with gym teachers across the country for their quality and value.  They are designed for high-performance use and deliver a long-lasting durability as well as superior shock absorption. 

Design your own unique folding gymnastics mats.  We offer a variety of custom colors and sizes all with 18 oz durable, high-quality vinyl covers.  You can choose either V2 or V4 attachments. (See below for hook and loop fastener information.)   Folding gym mats are offered in three thicknesses so you can select the one that works best for your application.  Our folding gymnastics mats are made in the USA by a leading gymnastics equipment manufacturer.

Hook and loop fastener information: V2 features hook and loop fasteners on the two short sides of the gymnastics mats. V4 has hook and loop fasteners on all four sides. Choose V4 for attaching the gym mats to each other on the long side of the gym mats – for side to side placement. Choose V2 for attaching the gym mats on the short side for a long run.

A note about safety:  Mats and protective equipment are not the complete answer to eliminating or reducing injuries. Mats are not fail-safe. Nothing can substitute for proper instructions, spotting, and common sense in the teaching of gymnastics. Landing on the head or in an out-of-control position can result in injuries regardless of the amount of mats you use.

A Greatmats logo is printed on these mats, if you do not want a logo on your mats, please let your salesperson know when you place your order.  Discount pricing is available when you purchase 10 gym mats or more.  Please request a volume quote.  Expect a 2-4 week production lead time.  Custom Sizes Available: Call us for more information.

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Gymnastics Mats, 4×8 Ft x 1-3/8 Inch Blue with Free Shipping

Gymnastics Mats in 4×8 ft sizes are now offered on sale and in stock with free shipping. Please visit our discount gym mats product page to view size and color options.

Greatmats gymnastics mats are made with high quality 18 oz vinyl material and are manufactured to the highest quality of workmanship and durability. Greatmats discount gym mats are backed by our 1 year warranty against manufacturer defects. Our in stock gymnastics mats are available in 4 x 8 Ft, 5 x 10 Ft, and 6 x 12 Ft with thicknesses ranging from 1.5 to 2 inch. Color choices for our stocked folding gym mats include red, black, blue, green, purple, and rainbow. Custom colored gymnastics mats are available for order.

Use folding gym mats for many sport activities including tumbling, cheerleading, gymnastics training, martial arts, floor exercises, wall padding and pilates. Our V4 discount gym mats have hook and loop fasteners on all 4 sides. Choose these gym mats with 4V for attaching each mat to another for side by side placement. To install our gym mats as wall padding, simply screw the external flange on the long side of the mats to a firing strip attached to the wall. Choose our discount gym mats for all your multi-purpose needs.

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