Choosing the Best Gymnastics Mat For Beginners

Gymnasts are some of the most talented athletes in the world. Some complete flips and twists would make your head spin. However, their skill level makes it easy to forget their place as beginners start in the sport. Learning all about gymnastics mats for beginners will give you a great understanding of what is involved with this sport.


All Purpose Tumbling Mats

These All Purpose Tumbling Mats  are made from a rebonded foam inner and heavy-duty vinyl surface to support users and protect them from injury. These foldable mats are lightweight and easy to store. Additional mats can be connected using the attached velcro strips.

Made with one purpose in mind - your safety; the All Purpose Tumbling Mats  make for the best choice if you look at an excellent tumbling surface that works perfectly as an exercise mat. These mats are lightweight and easy to move around and store. Now you have no more reason not to carry your safety net wherever you go.


Features and Benefits

  • Antibacterial and Antifungal Vinyl
  • Constructed out of rebounded foam
  • Each Mat is made up of 2' panels that fold accordion-style for easy storage.
  • Heavy-duty vinyl is double-stitched with nylon thread.
  • These mats can be easily cleaned with mild soap and water.



If you're looking for a lightweight, portable, non-slip gymnastics mat, then the Varsity Exercise Mat - 2" x 6' x 6" is an excellent choice. This Mat is made using 100 ILD polyurethane foam, which is more suitable for general exercise than throwing and falling. In addition, polyurethane foam has better shock absorption properties.

Features and Benefits

  • Antibacterial and Antifungal Vinyl
  • Heavy-duty 18 oz vinyl and 100 ILD
  • Great for intermediate to advanced skills training.
  • Have customizable velcro options for optimal use

Ultimately, the choice comes down to your needs and preferences as a gymnast. These are initial considerations in what is sure to be a lifelong love of the sport, so choosing a gymnastics mat that meets your unique needs is essential.