“You're thundering down the runway, launching into your fifth back flip in a row. For a moment it feels like the whole world is rotating around you. Then it's over. And that's when the crowd goes crazy” Tumbling is known to be a truly breath-taking form of gymnastics. It's all about somersaults, flips and twists - linking them together, one right after the other to create something truly spectacular! If you already love doing somersaults or cartwheels, you'll find tumbling really easy to get into - whatever age you are. You'll start by learning how it feels to perform simple tricks on a sprung runway. Then, as your technique and confidence grows, you'll learn to perform amazing sequences of flips and twists. If you get a kick out of competing, there are contests for every age group from child to adult. Of course, if you want to tumble just for fun, go for it! But as is true with everything in life, there is a flip side, even to tumbling. There are many dangers that are involved as you make your way through tumbling. Tumbling revolves around the body and the danger of impact on your body is quite high. Many of the gymnasts regularly get cuts and bruises from falls. Not to mention, the injuries sustained if you land wrong after a flip or a somersault! However there is a product that is a blessing for all you budding or professional gymnasts that will save you from high impact injuries. These are mats that are cushioned and designed specifically to protect performers from difficult and unnecessary injuries. What are these mats? These are specially designed Tumbling Mats. These mats are special and a necessity to a gymnast as they are cushioned and designed to reduce high impact injuries that could occur during a performance or during practice. We understand that as a gymnast you are well aware of the possible impact injuries and hence take special care and practice hard to avoid such injuries; to make sure that damage to their body is quite minimal. But, that said, there will still be instances of falling down, even if you have practiced well. And we want you to be safe when that happens and that is why we have some really good tumbling mats on our website that will assist you through your practice whether at home or at your training center. And if you are a training center or a competition arena.. Then, please use these tumbling mats in the best interest of your gymnasts..! Take a look at some of our tumbling mats. All Purpose Tumbling Mats All Purpose Tumbling Mats are excellent for tumbling and any other forms of exercise. Made out of 18 oz. heavy duty vinyl, these tumbling mats can withstand the toughest of activities. Constructed out of re-bonded foam, these mats offer high impact absorbing qualities. Each Mat is made up of 2' panels that can fold accordian style for easy storage. All Purpose Tumbling mats are 2" thick and can be easily cleaned with mild soap and water. So tumble away to your heart’s desire! To know more.. Combo Gymnastic Mats The latest in folding tumbling mats, the Combo Gymnastics Mats have been designed to give superior protection against and prevents stress injuries. These tumbling mats are engineered with dual foam core system making these perfect for all levels of cheer-leading and gymnastic skills. These folding mats can be used as a tumbling strip for off-site exhibitions and competitions as they are portable. Made out of heavy duty 18 oz vinyl and with a thickness of 2-3/8", these landing mats can withstand the toughest competition. To know more.. Rainbow Mats If you are a gymnast training at an intermediate or advance level, then the Rainbow mats are perfect for you. Made out of heavy duty 18oz vinyl, these exercise mats can withstand the toughest of activities. Each folding mat come with 1' panels that will fold accordion style for easy storage. You can either choose to go with our standard Rainbow colours or choose between alternating colours. They are designed with 1-3/8" cross-link polyethylene foam and have firm foam layers. To know more.. Tumbling Super Mats Tumbling Super Mats are lightweight and portable and have been designed for gymnastics. But, these will work equally great for martial arts, dancing, cheer-leading and athletes. They offer a stable and shock absorbent work surface which works perfectly for intermediate to advanced skills training This martial art mat features 2' panels that make the mat fold-able for easy storage. Made out of heavy duty 18 oz vinyl these tumbling mats can withstand tough activities. These mats come in thickness of 1-3/8" cross-link foam. To know more.. Varsity Folding Mats Tumbling Varsity Mats, as its name suggests, can be used for gymnastics practice and competitions in colleges, elementary schools, universities and dance clubs. These folding mats offer a simple tumbling surface and are great for other forms of exercise as well. Great for intermediate to advanced skills training. The Varsity Folding mats have 2' panels that help the mat fold accordion style for easy storage. Made out of heavy duty 18 oz vinyl and 100 ILD and a thickness of 2", these tumbling mats can withstand tough activities. To know more.. We hope that these tumbling mats offer you the right amount of care you are looking for as you train hard and practice even harder to take you to the next level in gymnastics. If there is anything we can help you with do take a look at our website www.canadamats.ca for more products.