Tatami Mats are used for many martial arts today and offer a far superior cushioning than any other Martial Art Mat. Offering the highest protection for athletes along with the durability to withstand constant use and punishment make these the best choice for Judo Mats, Aikido, Jiu-Jitsu and other Martial Arts looking for a high quality long-lasting superior Mat.
Tatami Mats get their name from the Japanese when similarly styled mats are used to dawn floors in Japnese homes. The housing market in Japan sold homes according to the number of Tatami mats, the more Tatami Mats a home has the larger the property size and price. Traditionally tatami mats are made by hand from straw-covered material and decorated with decorative embellishments. These days the sporting variety of Martial Arts Tatami Mats are made using modern machinery, superior vinyl and offer superior density and impact protection for all Martial Art styles.