how thick should bjj mats be to avoid injury?

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  1. TheDreamCrusher

    TheDreamCrusher Orange Belt

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    how thick should they be?
    and what sort of rubber?
     
  2. omgitsrick

    omgitsrick Green Belt

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    thicker the better? idk
     
  3. Ghost Dog

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    i would say minimum of 1.25". depending on the mat itself, there is always a maximum. you obviously dont want mats that sink in when you walk on them. i would ideally go somewhere between 1.5 and 2", depending on the give of the mat. if you do a lot of throws, then go bigger. if primarily jiu jitsu, then you dont have to exceed 2 inches. hope this helps.
     
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    You know the pads they use for high-juming?
     
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