Such is the case with Welsh Jiu Jitsu (WJJ) Fighters who travels abroad to compete in tournaments, however, there are MMA safety mats available that provide them with the necessary comfort during their stay. MMA mats are designed specifically for use during competition and are padded in order to provide maximum protection against damage or injury. The main advantage of using MMA padding is that the mats can be used in any situation, which means that the fighter can train without concern about damaging the mat or risking personal injury. Many top level competitors in the U.K. such as Paul Craig are constantly training and testing new mats at home in order to bring the sport into the 21st century.
Why MMA Safety Mats
MMA is an extremely popular sport in the United Kingdom and indeed throughout the world, as it has become a very popular style of fighting. However, the sport is still regarded with some skepticism by many people who question the safety of the fighters involved in the competitions, particularly those based in the U.K., where the MMA competitions are held. There are various reasons for this mistrust; one being the proliferation of regional and national level MMA competitions, in which the fighters competing are not necessarily from the same country or from the same MMA club. The promoters of these MMA competitions often give away MMA gear and place their logo on the competition’s products in an attempt to make sponsorship money, and thus have ulterior motives. As well as this, some MMA competitions are not held within governing bodies and do not have any governing rules and regulations, such as weigh-in periods or mandatory training days. This often leads to fighters travelling from their home country and having to find gyms in their new destination in order to compete.
These MMA safety mats are becoming hugely popular amongst martial arts enthusiasts and sport enthusiasts and come in different colors and styles. Some are made from special foam rubber, which is strong and durable and thus won’t wear down quickly. Some are coated in special protective paints to prevent injuries from moisture, and dust. Most MMA competitions require the use of MMA mats, and any fighter training at home will want to have one. This way they won’t have to spend time training on non MMA mats, which may not offer the protection they need.