[Namron] Fighter Floor Mats
doug.copley at gmail.com
Tue Jul 13 08:04:08 PDT 2010
Ouch! Ok, now I know why we don't have them:-)
10' x 10' would be a pretty small field. Tourneys seem to be fought on a
30' x 30' but even a 20' x 20' would be 4 times that so $1,200, and a
full tourney list would be $2,700 for just one ring.
How long do they last?
David Reynolds wrote:
> A 2x2 sqaure of inter-locking martial arts - weight lifting mat will run
> 10-12 dollars. So a 10x10 list field would run about 300. To cover a
> basketball court for a fighter practice would run about 14,000 dollars.
> > Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2010 09:29:07 -0500
> > From: doug.copley at gmail.com
> > To: namron at lists.ansteorra.org
> > Subject: [Namron] Fighter Floor Mats
> > I too would like to see a link / prices.
> > Vincenti
> > Epperson, Sheryl wrote:
> > > These sound great. However, I don't know how often we would
> actually use them in this kingdom for tournament fighting. In general,
> either our weather is mild enough to allow fighting outdoors (most
> tourneys are spring or fall), or there just isn't an indoor facility
> large enough available. Also, I don't know how much these would cost,
> although it might be worth looking into. It certainly would enable
> groups to expand options for fighter practice if we could show that we
> wouldn't damage the floors.
> > >
> > > Annabelle
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: namron-bounces+eppersos=oge.com at lists.ansteorra.org
> [mailto:namron-bounces+eppersos=oge.com at lists.ansteorra.org] On Behalf
> Of Miles Grey
> > > Sent: Monday, July 12, 2010 11:44 PM
> > > To: Barony of Namron Mailing List
> > > Subject: Re: [Namron] Story from Crown Tourney
> > >
> > > There is a solution to this, and it's in use in Calontir. There are
> > > industrial-type pieces of tough foam floor padding about 2' square
> > > puzzle-piece edges. All pieces are the same size and shape, and every
> > > fighter has one or two of them and every group has a bunch. I've
> > > watched those pieces used for an indoor tournament and for indoor
> > > fighter practices - they protect the floor very well and, when
> > > correctly, they present no edges that will catch your foot.
> > >
> > > <snip>
> > > Miles Grey
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