Measuring Success: A Guide to Measuring Your Wrestling Room

Measuring Success: A Guide to Measuring Your Wrestling Room

How to Measure For New Wrestling Mats for Your Wrestling Room. 

Resilite has earned its reputation as the number one choice for wrestling rooms across the country through decades of unwavering dedication to quality, innovation, and impact protection. Our mats, born from a commitment to excellence, have become synonymous with the very essence of the sport of wrestling. There has not been a trophy won in the NCAA that was not on Resilite. From the industry leading Classic Wrestling Mat to our cutting-edge innovations, Resilite mats consistently exceed industry impact standards, providing the ideal platform for athletes to train, compete, and reach their full potential. Coaches, athletes, and wrestling programs nationwide trust Resilite for its unmatched shock absorption, durability, When it comes to outfitting wrestling rooms with the best, Resilite stands alone as the undisputed champion, supporting the dreams and aspirations of champions in every corner of the country. 

99% of Division I Wrestling Programs Train on a Resilite Classic Mat 

Step 1: Gather Your Tools

Before you start measuring, make sure you have the necessary tools on hand:

  • Measuring Tape or Laser : A reliable measuring tape is essential for accurate measurements.

  • Notebook and Pen: Keep track of your measurements as you go.

  • If Using a Tape Measure Assistants: Having someone to help you with longer measurements can make the process smoother.

Step 2: Clear the Space in the Wrestling Room

Ensure that the wrestling room is clear of any obstacles or equipment that could interfere with your measurements. 

Step 3: Measure Wrestling Rooms Walls and Openings  Length and Width

Start by measuring the length and width of the wrestling room. Use the measuring tape or laser to determine the distance from one end of the room to the other. Measure both dimensions in feet and inches. Write down the measurements in your notebook.

Step 4: If Adding Wall Padding 

Measure the length and height of each wall individually. This will be important when planning the placement of wrestling mats, wall padding, and any other equipment.

Make sure to get total wall height above the wall padding to add features such as decals or overhead scoring systems. Measure from the floor to the ceiling, again in feet and inches.

Purdue Wrestling Room

Step 5: Account for Obstacles

Take note of any permanent fixtures in the room, such as support columns, doorways, windows, pillars or columns. Measure the distance from these obstacles to the nearest wall to account for them in your layout plans.

Note: If they are in the middle of the room make sure to measure the distance from each face of the column to the next wall.

Padding for a Ibeam

Step 7: Consider Mat Placement

If you plan to install wrestling mats, be sure to measure the space required to get sections of wrestling mat into your wrestling room. Mats typically come in all different dimensions, so factor these into your room layout. 

Iowas Wrestling

Step 8: Plan for Additional Features

If your wrestling room will include problem areas such as mirrors, storage cabinets, or seating areas, measure each item and plan to pad them with barrier pads for large areas such as garage doors or large windows and classic barrier pads to make a small knee wall.  in your wrestling room


Step 9: Double-Check Your Measurements

Once you've completed your measurements, double-check them for accuracy. It's essential to have precise measurements to ensure that your wrestling room layout and equipment fit perfectly. Take a Picture of them and send them to Us! 


Step 10: Send Your Measurement to Resilite 

Resilite takes pride in its dedicated team of mat experts and mat designers, ready to roll up their sleeves and get to work for you. With years of experience and a passion for pushing the boundaries of innovation, our team is committed to delivering the best in wrestling mats and wrestling room design. Whether you're envisioning a home wrestling room or designing a state of the art training facility for your school or wrestling club.  Our knowledgeable professionals are here to provide you with top-tier support and solutions. At Resilite, we understand that every detail counts, and our team's expertise ensures that your mat needs are not only met but exceeded, every step of the way.

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