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What’s the Difference Between MMA and Boxing Gloves?

What’s the Difference Between MMA and Boxing Gloves?

They may seem similar, but there are big time differences between boxing and MMA gloves. They are, after all, meant for two very different sports. Boxing gloves are designed for one thing: punching. They allow fighters to hit as hard as possible without hurting their...

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Introducing: Zebra Training Gear and Equipment

Introducing: Zebra Training Gear and Equipment

Back in 1997, we started our small business by bringing premium quality mat systems, designed for all martial arts disciplines, to budding gyms in the U.S. More than 25 years later, we now help gym owners all over the world build facilities that allow everyone from...

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Pro Tips: How to Properly Measure Your Space for Training Mats

Pro Tips: How to Properly Measure Your Space for Training Mats

One of the most common questions asked when shopping for martial arts mats is, ‘how many mats do I need for my space?’ All Zebra Mats, regardless of their thickness, are sold individually and measure 2 meters x 1 meter (39.375″ x 78.75″), or about 21.5 square feet....

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Essential Tools for Cleaning Your Gym and Martial Arts Mats

Essential Tools for Cleaning Your Gym and Martial Arts Mats

There are often two words that are overlooked when martial arts and MMA gym owners invest in new mats: care and maintenance. Taking proper care of your martial arts mats is the best way to prolong their life, ensuring you get the most out of your investment, not to...

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Tips to Make Your Martial Arts Mats Last Longer

Tips to Make Your Martial Arts Mats Last Longer

Your Zebra martial arts mats can take a beating, but they were designed to be used only as mats for grappling, MMA, yoga, and traditional martial arts practices. These mats are tough, but they are not indestructible. Certain things can damage them, so if you want to...

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The 4 Most Popular Martial Arts Home Gym Designs

The 4 Most Popular Martial Arts Home Gym Designs

Designing your own home gym space can be very rewarding. It gives you the opportunity to build a training space that is unique to you, the type of martial arts you practice, and the goals you want to accomplish. But where do you begin? How do you know the right way to...

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5 Things to Know About Zebra Product Shipping

5 Things to Know About Zebra Product Shipping

Ordering martial arts mats, especially in bulk for a facility, is not like purchasing something at a normal online retailer. These items are large, bulky, and heavy, measuring about 2 meters x 1 meter (39.375″ x 78.75″), or about 21.5 square feet. Depending on the...

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The Most Commonly Asked Questions About Building a Home Gym

The Most Commonly Asked Questions About Building a Home Gym

Building a home gym may seem like a large undertaking, but it’s actually a lot more doable than most people imagine. Even if you are a novice student of martial arts, building your own home gym won’t take long. It also doesn’t require any extensive skills or...

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