AikiWeb Aikido Forums

AikiWeb Aikido Forums (http://www.aikiweb.com/forums/index.php)
-   Supplies (http://www.aikiweb.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=11)
-   -   Best Puzzle mats (http://www.aikiweb.com/forums/showthread.php?t=17911)

cannonfist 04-04-2010 06:52 AM

Best Puzzle mats
 
Hello to all,

Before I spend a great amount on puzzle mats for my small school, does anyone have any recommendations of which is best?

Thanks!

L. Camejo 04-04-2010 09:28 AM

Re: Best Puzzle mats
 
Quote:

Sam Locklear wrote: (Post 254979)
Hello to all,

Before I spend a great amount on puzzle mats for my small school, does anyone have any recommendations of which is best?

Thanks!

Check out Greatmats - http://www.greatmats.com/martial-arts-mats.php

Never used this supplier myself but I did have 1/2 inch EVA foam puzzle mats like the ones they sell and they lasted almost 15 years of heavy use and are still going. I think the 1 5/8 inch would be even better.

Best
LC

Shannon Frye 04-04-2010 06:02 PM

Re: Best Puzzle mats
 
www.Getrung.com

Prices get cheaper the more you buy - shipping is included - great company to deal with. Had mine a year now and they hold up great!

Order the bags if you plan to transport, and stay away from the red ones.

Contact me directly if you need more info.

Shannon Frye 04-04-2010 06:15 PM

Re: Best Puzzle mats
 
Just a note: GETRUNG has 9 mats (1 inch thick) for about $250 (shipping included).

For 9 mats through Greatmats.com, they want $180 for the mats, and $146 for shipping ($326). Be VERY careful to calculate shipping in the final cost before purchasing!

Kwizxi 09-16-2010 05:04 AM

Re: Best Puzzle mats
 
Hi, I'm looking to buy a few mats, just to practice Ukemi on at home, I don't have space inside, so will have to use them on my decking outside. I can generally find either 20mm or 40mm, I guess 20mm is a bit too thin?

shakou 09-16-2010 10:12 AM

Re: Best Puzzle mats
 
9 Circles sell tatami mats, not that cheap but in their sales section they have a few for sale still....

Cheers

Kwizxi 09-19-2010 12:14 PM

Re: Best Puzzle mats
 
Thanks!

Larry Feldman 09-20-2010 11:07 AM

Re: Best Puzzle mats
 
If you are putting mats on a concrete slab (ground floor) look to a thicker size, possibly 2"). If it is on a 2nd floor, already carpeted, or an aerobics floor you will be able to use a thinner mat, 1 1/2 or 1 5/8.

Check with the vendor's recommendations.

Kwizxi 09-21-2010 08:55 AM

Re: Best Puzzle mats
 
It's a raised wooden floor

Michael Varin 09-22-2010 05:29 AM

Re: Best Puzzle mats
 
I'd look into the Swain Flexi-Roll. It's a little pricey, but if you are not going to build your own mat, I think overall it's the best deal out there, and convenient, too.

http://www.swainmats.com/flexi_custom.asp

http://www.swainmats.com/store/store...p?idProduct=18

Kwizxi 09-22-2010 07:12 AM

Re: Best Puzzle mats
 
Thanks, but a lot bigger than what I want. I literally think that 3 puzzle mats would do me, and at most I have room for 6.

Thanks anyways :)


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:05 PM.

Powered by: vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.