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Choosing the Right Yoga Tile Thickness for Your Studio

Choosing the Right Yoga Tile Thickness for Your Studio

Yoga can be a rewarding practice for everyone. However, when it comes to safety, comfort, and longevity, yoga flooring plays a big role. Zebra Athletics offers yoga flooring in both 0.5” and 1” thicknesses. There are several factors to consider when deciding between...

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Prepping Walls for Hanging New Wall Pads

Prepping Walls for Hanging New Wall Pads

Wall pads are an essential product in any martial arts and in many fitness facilities, as well. Wall pads prevent both damage to the walls of the facility and to the people training. In order to be most effective, wall pads must be installed properly.   Understanding...

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How to Build the Perfect Ninja Training Course

How to Build the Perfect Ninja Training Course

Martial arts schools and fitness facilities are always on the search to find programs and equipment that can benefit their members and set them apart from their competitors. One of the most popular ways to do this in recent years is ninja and obstacle course equipment...

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Elisabeth Clay: Why and How I Have Been Successful

Elisabeth Clay: Why and How I Have Been Successful

By Elisabeth Clay  This is a question I get asked a lot. While I still have a very long way to go, do not get me wrong, I have had a lot of success, too. When I get asked this, most of the time I tell people the answer is time and work in the gym. But, let’s be...

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How to Choose the Right Location for Your MMA Gym

How to Choose the Right Location for Your MMA Gym

You’ve decided to open your first MMA gym. Whether this has been a goal you’ve had since you were a child or one that’s more recent, you’re likely aware of how much planning goes into a gym before the doors can open and members can walk through. One of the most...

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How to Carve Out Space in Your Gym for Heavy Bag Training

How to Carve Out Space in Your Gym for Heavy Bag Training

Many gyms are often multi-functional spaces, providing their members with opportunities for various martial arts and fitness training routines. One of the most common additions to facilities is a heavy bag space. This can range from one or two heavy bags to a fully...

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How to Create a Home Gym in Any Room in Your House

How to Create a Home Gym in Any Room in Your House

2020 brought a rise in the purchase and installation of home gym products, mostly because COVID-19 resulted in many martial arts, yoga, and fitness facilities temporarily closing their doors. The owners of these gyms moved to virtual training during this time, and...

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Elisabeth Clay: My 2020 Recap

Elisabeth Clay: My 2020 Recap

By Elisabeth Clay  So, 2020 has been a hard and different year for everyone in the world. A lot for me changed, so let’s just recap a little bit.   My 2020 I started the year off deciding to skip Euros and make Pan ams my first tournament. During training in February I...

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Elisabeth Clay: Why and How I Have Been Successful

How it Feels to Get My BJJ Black Belt

By Eisabeth Clay  Well, this is a hard one for me; it is so new. There have been so many emotions and even weeks after getting it, I just don’t think it has fully set in yet that I even have my black belt. When I go to line up at the front of the class with the other...

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