Category Archives: Basketball Flooring

What Are The Benefits Of Shock-Absorbing Basketball Flooring?

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Installing shock-absorbing basketball flooring, particularly over hard surfaces like concrete, offers several benefits aimed at enhancing player performance, safety, and comfort. Here are the key advantages: Injury Prevention Reduced Impact on Joints: Shock-absorbing floors minimize the stress on players’ joints, muscles, and ligaments by absorbing the force generated during play. This is crucial for movements […]

Can You Install Basketball Flooring Over Existing Surfaces Like Concrete?

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Yes, you can install basketball flooring over existing surfaces like concrete, but there are specific considerations and steps that must be taken to ensure the new flooring performs well and is safe for players. The existing concrete surface should be thoroughly evaluated for any cracks, unevenness, or moisture issues. These problems must be addressed before […]

The Differences Between Hardwood And Synthetic Basketball Flooring

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Hardwood and synthetic basketball flooring are two popular choices for both professional and recreational courts, each offering distinct advantages and considerations. Here’s a comparison of the key differences: Hardwood Basketball Flooring Material: Traditionally made from solid maple wood, hardwood flooring is the classic choice for basketball courts, highly valued for its natural characteristics. Performance: Offers […]

What Is The Best Type Of Sports Flooring For Indoor Basketball Courts?

The best type of flooring for indoor basketball courts is generally considered to be hardwood, specifically maple wood. This preference is due to several key factors: Performance: Hardwood floors provide a perfect balance of friction, bounce, and shock absorption. This is crucial for the performance and safety

The Robbins Basketball Floor Installation at University of Glasgow

Basketball flooring by Robbins installed at University of Glasgow

TVS Group were first approached by the University of Glasgow sports department, as their competition sports hall, including their existing sports floor, at the Stevenson Sports Facility, was in dire need of repair. The brief from the university sports department was to turn this into an iconic venue for higher education sporting competition, with a […]

Basketball Flooring Installation At University Of Kent

Kent is the first UK university to have a Robbins solid maple basketball wood floor installed by its UK-based partner TVS Sports Surfaces. The University of Kent can now practice and play on one of the world’s finest basketball courts after learning a lesson from stars of America’s hugely popular NBA. Kent is the first […]

What Kind Of Flooring Is Used For Basketball?

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In theory, basketball can be played on any hard surface. Standard asphalt is the most common outdoor basketball court surface. Indoor surfaces range from synthetic materials like PU (polyurethane) to natural materials like hardwood. In this article, we’ll discuss what kind of flooring is used for basketball. Professional courts The National Basketball Association (NBA) is […]

What Is The Best Surface For An Outdoor Basketball Court?

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If you ask basketballers what they like to play on outdoors, they’ll probably say asphalt or concrete because these are the most common surfaces in urban settings. However, they are not the only surfaces available. Outdoor basketball courts designed for practice and professional use are normally made from asphalt tarmacadam or polymeric rubber crumb. Asphalt […]