2 String Trampoline Mats, an Overview

2 string trampoline mats

We get a lot of questions about the yellow 2 string trampoline mats and their advantages, so we have put together a quick overview for you.

Our yellow 2 string trampoline mats are made with terylene string which is woven on a loom and then painted for UV protection and wear and tear. This type of mat is a lot less air-resistant than the standard black polymesh mat, therefore gives a more responsive and faster bounce. This fast bounce is needed in competitions whereby each competitor needs to get to their height very quickly. 2 string trampoline mats have been used in clubs, gymnasiums and trampoline competitions since trampolines were invented. It is the ultimate mat – the preferred choice by athletes or advanced users.

It is also very important to have a quality frame and springs. Our trampolines here at Topline are all Australian, engineered with decades of history – it will give the bounce, the lift, along with a frame engineered to take the downforce required.

Care and Maintenance of our 2 String Trampoline Mats

Each mat can last up to 20 to 30 years if cared for with proper maintenance, otherwise the lifespan can be reduced to approximately 4 years.
The woven strings can be very easily damaged by sharp objects including shoes, fallen branches and pet claws. It is also important to ensure the steel springs are always evenly tensioned on the trampoline. Not properly caring for the string mat will create holes and these replacement mats are very expensive and almost impossible to fix if too many woven strings are broken.

2 string trampoline mats

Protection from UV and usage? Our current rubber-based painted mats need re-painting every 3 years especially if in full sun or used excessively. An un-painted mat will only last about 6 years, so be sure to repaint all of the string, even the bits around the mat-wires!

rectangle olympic trampoline

Australian Made is very important for bounce and quality! 🙂

Did you know the mats can also be purchased in Blue and Green? These are made to order which can take up to 4 to 5 weeks.   We endeavour to have our “Topline” Yellow mats in stock most times of the year.

Hope you all had a happy and safe festive season!

Best Regards,
Kat & the Team

Quality Australian Made Trampolines a Great Gift this Christmas

Be quick, don’t miss out as we are selling our quality Australian made trampolines now for Christmas!

quality Australian made trampolines present

Our Topline Trampolines are very popular, especially this year with the shift to buy Aussie Made. The bonus is they are much bouncier and stronger!

With Christmas 8 weeks away we are excited for time spent with family in the backyard with full glasses and stomachs! But before that can all get underway we are accommodating Christmas trampoline orders.

With our current stock selling fast please order now, as we like to dispatch all interstate deliveries by mid November to help eliminate any delivery delays (which is very common in December).

You see our Olympic trampolines are bulk-freight and take a lot longer to arrive than a normal parcel. Use our website to get a quote on a delivery price. Simply add a trampoline to Cart, type in your town with postcode to get a delivery price.

For country areas we can sometimes source cheaper freight quotes than online, simply contact us and we will be more than happy to get you bouncing in time for this Christmas!

And lastly, as always if you take any great snaps of your new quality Australian made trampolines in their new homes, either inground or above ground, please send our way as we would love to share on our Facebook page!

Best Regards,
Kat and the Team

Replacement Mats for Models Going Back 60 Years

Well it has certainly been a busy month here at Topline Trampolines! With our previous waiting list fulfilled, we now have more of our Australian made Olympic trampolines, as well as replacement mats available here or over the phone on 0482 701 321.

Trampoline replacement mats are popular at the moment to assist families that are staying home in lock-down. The trusty old backyard trampoline is being refurbished as it’s a great way to expend some energy. We can supply some replacement mats and trampoline parts for rectangle trampolines going back some 60 years.

Also, this time of the year we are gearing up for Christmas so don’t miss out! Contact us to organise a Layby Trampoline for Xmas as this will ensure Santa can supply. A $500 deposit will secure.

Jump into Spring on a Topline Trampoline!

Best Regards,
Kat and the Team

Olympic Trampolines Batch Underway

Wishing everyone well at this time! We have an update to our Australian made trampolines.

Topline Trampolines have moved! We are now manufacturing in Brisbane, completing our current batch of Olympic trampolines.

A HUGE thank you to all who helped us and to our patient customers who have been waiting! Topline trampolines for sale online will be back in the next week or so after we have fulfilled our current waiting list.

Our inground trampolines are always very popular and these are included in the current batch as well.

Don’t hesitate to get in contact with us if you have any questions or if you would like to laybuy for a future date.

Please keep safe and stay well everyone!

Best regards, Kat

EOFY SALE! Selling our surplus Enclosure Boxes (complete, net, metal posts, foam tubes, clamps)

$ 99.00   – Please phone us (07) 55940146

Available from  8 ft – 15ft  Round, but please check before you purchase:

– Check your existing trampoline size, measure the frame diameter, edge of frame across to edge of frame

– Check how many legs your trampoline has; if ours below do not match it will not work

– Check the distance between your trampoline legs

Whole Enclosure  # of Posts  Distance  between  Legs/Posts! Number of Legs  it can fit Body Weight Capacity
8ft Round   6   120 cm    3 sets of U shaped legs 70kg
10ft Round   8   117 cm  4 sets of U shaped legs 90kg
12ft Round   6    186 cm  6 sets of U shaped legs 110kg
14ft Round   12    111 cm  6 sets of U shaped legs 110kg
15ft Round   12    120 cm  6 sets of U shaped legs

Enclosure Boxes include:

– Full PE Mesh Netting surround, with a zipper for entry/exit, green pvc sleeves which slide over the steel posts. 

– Galvanised steel posts that go all the way to the ground: 28 mm diam x 1.2mm thick. These clamp to the leg of your existing trampoline

– Foam tubing that slides over steel post

– Clamps for attaching post to leg of trampoline

 Available Sizes

  • Topline 8 ft – 6 post sleeves 120cm apart
  • Topline 10 ft – 8 post sleeves 117cm apart
  • Topline 12 ft – 6 post sleeves 186cm apart
  • Topline 14 ft – 12 post sleeves 111cm apart
  • Topline 15 ft – 12 post sleeves 120cm apart.

To accurately measure, go from the middle of tube to middle of tube, see arrow.

 

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How to Make the Most of Your Trampoline with Replacement Trampoline Parts

Has your trampoline suffered a bit of wear and tear, but you don’t want to invest in a whole new one?

Luckily, Topline Trampolines offers the replacement trampoline parts you need to keep on jumping!

trampoline parts

Here are a few key replacement parts we have on offer to keep your trampoline in tip-top shape:

Netting

With both round and rectangular nets available, we’ve got you covered when it comes to both regular and Olympic trampolines. We offer replacement nets that are safe, functional and inexpensive, so you can keep the pennies in your pocket – especially at this costly time of year!

Spring Pads

Not only do spring pads offer some protection from injury, but they also give the trampoline a pop of colour – which only adds to the fun! Round spring mats are available in both light and heavy-duty material, to ensure you’ve got the right coverage for your trampoline. And for rectangular trampolines, we offer Aussie-made Marine Carpet as well as PVC Heavy Made pads. With pads available in grass green and sky blue, your trampoline is sure to make a colourful canvas of your backyard.

Springs/Wires

Isn’t it a pain when your trampoline has a few springs that have lost that brand-new bounce? Well now your trampoline will be as good as new will our replacement springs – that come in packs of TEN no less! This should keep a spring in your step, even in Summer!

Why Jumping is Essential for Kids

Jumping is essential for kids

In a generation that is increasingly dependent on screens, exercise has become alarmingly uncommon amongst children, and according to studies, well below the daily recommended exercise for those aged 5-15.

Why is it important for kids to exercise daily?

Kids who exercise have stronger muscles and bones, are less likely to become overweight and develop obesity-caused diseases, and are less likely to experience depression or anxiety. Exercise also helps children to sleep better, and as a result, increase their concentration during school.

How to get the kids exercising

Encouraging your kids to pull themselves away from what may seem more appealing entertainment options, like TV shows and video games, can be a challenge if the option to exercise isn’t enjoyable.

That’s where a trampoline comes in. Although simple, trampolines offer phenomenal health benefits, which makes them so irresistible that even adults are jumping on the bouncy bandwagon.

What’s more, it’s common for children to run straight to the trampoline after school, and spend hours jumping without even knowing it. So putting one in your backyard could not only solve the issue of a lack of exercise, but provide the kids with a new favourite hobby too.

Topline Trampolines are manufacturers of Australian-made trampolines, suitable for both professional athletes and hobbyists. View our range online, or visit our warehouse in Molendinar.

5 Essential Tips for Trampoline Safety

Although one of the healthiest and most entertaining products you could have in your backyard, there’s no question owning a trampoline does come with its risks. After all, it is an apparatus designed to catapult humans into the sky.

But that doesn’t mean all the fun (and just as well, the myriad of health benefits) should end.

With the right care and precautions taken, you can reduce the risk of accidents and injury. Here’s what you should know about trampoline safety.

 

1 – Assemble the Trampoline Properly

We hate to point out the obvious, but unfortunately, it’s all too common that a trampoline is assembled in haste, or with little knowledge. Make sure all springs are in their correct position, and the bolts are carefully fastened. Having trouble putting yours together? Stu from No Worries Assembly is our go-to guy.

 

2 – Install Spring Pads

These humble little accessories are worth more credit than what they get. Placing them atop your springs protects arms and legs from the steely pinch of caught skin in a spring. Purchase yours here.

 

3 – Don’t Try Complex Tricks without Professional Supervision

As much as you want to impress your friends (or your mum), hold off on the fancy flips until you’ve acquired professional training and supervision.

 

4 – Make Sure the Trampoline Mat is Dry

Falling backwards won’t hurt on the forgiving mat of a trampoline, but it will hurt if you slip right off onto the ground – a very real possibility if you’re jumping on a wet or icy surface.

 

5 – Wait Your Turn

Trampolines are designed to be used by one person at a time, so wait your turn to jump on. Patience is a virtue, folks.

An Important Stretch after Trampoline Training

A common downfall for most amateur athletes and those beginning to incorporate more exercise into their life, is neglecting the importance of stretching after a workout.

In professional trampolining, stretching is more than just cooling down and comforting the muscles. It’s a crucial step in training the body to position and take off correctly, and to maintain good form and posture.

Why Stretch After Trampoline Training?

You just put in all that effort and time into trampoline training, so why do you have to spend more time stretching after you’re done? When you work out, lactic acid accumulates in your muscles, which causes the fatigue and soreness commonly experienced afterward. A proper stretch will warm your muscles and increase blood circulation to reduce soreness. It also helps increase flexibility and improve your range of motion.

Post-Training Shoulder Stretches

The shoulders are a problem area for many athletes. Gymnasts often find that focusing on interior core movements causes rounded shoulders, neglecting the posterior. This can limit the range of motion in the shoulder area which can lead to injury and general physical limitations. By stretching after trampoline training, you can open up the posterior movement to get the full range of motion you need from your shoulders.

This simple stretch used by professional trampoline coach Greg Roe can help to maintain or improve shoulder motion after trampoline training.

Step 1
Lay on the ground with a padded cylinder. The cylinder should be placed under the body right at the shoulder joint. The back should be straight, and the arms should be raised over the head. The cylinder must be properly placed for this stretch to work.

Step 2
Place an object on top of the hands with a spotter applying light pressure to brace the arms while stretching. The arms should be completely straight with no bends in the elbows. The upper arm should ideally be positioned right by the ears, so the body forms a plank.

Step 3
Using the core, suck the stomach in and lift the rear up to straighten the plank. The stretching should occur right in the shoulders and not in the lower torso. Hold the position for approximately 30 to 60 seconds. Roe describes doing 4 sets to start really building flexibility.

Always Stretch after Jumping

You should have a warm-up routine in place before you jump, but that routine should not include this stretch. This stretch is intended for after the workout only because it may leave your arms feeling too loose and weak for effective trampoline training.

It is recommended this stretch is performed under the supervision of a professional trainer.

8 Ways Trampoline Jumping Improves Your Health

The beauty of trampoline jumping is that it’s not only fun, but phenomenally good for you too.

Physical health is important, but so is making time for recreational activities, and trampolines allow us to take care of both at the same time! It’s a simple activity that appeals to all ages and leaves you feeling energised.

Here are eight reasons taking a jump on the trampoline regularly improves your health.

Staying Healthy Becomes Fun

One of the biggest obstacles in the way of good physical health is motivation. Trampoline jumping makes staying healthy fun, which means you’re more likely to do it on a regular basis. It doesn’t feel like a traditional workout when you’re having a great time!

Jumping Promotes Lymphatic Flow

The lymphatic system assists with the removal of waste and toxins within the human body, making it essential to good health and proper organ function. In order to work, the lymphatic system relies entirely on body movement to pump all the bad out. Jumping regularly gives this process a healthy boost.

Increases Oxygen Circulation

As a relatively high-intensity, high-cardio workout, jumping on a trampoline increases oxygen intake, which is not only essential to lung health, but also the cardiovascular system. Oxygen flow helps to purify the blood, and may improve skin tone, too.

It’s Three Times More Effective than Running

Running is often hailed as the greatest of all cardio, but did you know that trampolining is much more effective? In fact, just ten minutes of jumping is equivalent to 33 minutes of running, making it a more efficient exercise choice when it comes to burning calories.

Trampolining Promotes Better Balance & Posture

Over time, jumping regularly on a trampoline can help to improve balance and posture. With each jump you take, your body uses a combination of muscle groups, strengthening your core and assisting in maintaining an upright posture.

Fortifies Joints from Impact Injuries

Joints can be a problem area when it comes to injury. As opposed to running or jogging, trampoline jumping applies light pressure to the joints, which allows bones to become stronger and better at coping with pressure. This builds up your joint strength and reduces the chances of suffering an injury.

Ideal for Stress Relief

If you suffer from stress or depression, trampolines are a natural, cost-efficient solution. All that jumping causes the brain to release endorphins, and the high-intensity movement removes tension from the body, resulting in relaxation and improved well-being.

Jumping Encourages Muscle Tone

Jumping on a trampoline uses a variety of small and large muscles throughout the body, including the quads, calf muscles and abs. Trying different types of jumps and tricks will allow you to work on different muscle groups while improving your strength and agility.

Ready to get fit on a trampoline?

Topline Trampolines is a home-grown, Australian manufacturer of durable, professional-grade trampolines. But that doesn’t mean they’re reserved for the Olympians – families love the thrill of jumping on a Toplin, too. Browse our range of products online, or visit our warehouse on the Gold Coast to talk to an expert.