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  • Dollamur Sport Surfaces Announces United World Wrestling Mat Approval

    Industry Leader Becomes Only North American Wrestling Mat Manufacturer Approved for Olympic Games, World Championships Through 2020

    uww(FORT WORTH, Texas) – Dollamur Sport Surfaces (Dollamur) – the world's leading manufacturer of high-performance sports flooring for wrestling, mixed martial arts, martial arts, gymnastics, cheerleading and fitness – today announces it has received United World Wrestling (UWW) safety approval for wrestling mats used in high-level competitions.
    Dollamur is the only North American-based manufacturer, and one of only seven manufacturers worldwide with UWW-approved wrestling mats eligible for use in prestigious events including the World Championships, and the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. This is the third time the company has received UWW safety certification.

    “UWW’s approval of Dollamur mats is further validation about our organization’s commitment to providing the safest and highest quality products,” says, Jean Francois Court, Sales Manager, International Division of Dollamur. “We are looking forward to seeing our mats used in many of wrestling’s most important international events through 2020 and cherish the opportunity to partner with a world class organization like the UWW.”

    This sanction provides Dollamur with the opportunity to partner and sell its UWW mat throughout the international markets from now until December 31, 2020. Additionally, Dollamur will be eligible to provide mats for all international wrestling competitions held in the United States including the World Cup, World Team Trials, Pan American Championships and the US Olympic Trails.

    Dollamur has official partnerships with USA Wrestling, United World Wrestling, USA Judo, North American Grappling Association and 14 state high school wrestling championships, among others.

    For more information: www.dollamur.com/wrestling.

    About Dollamur Sport Surfaces

    Based in Fort Worth, Texas and established in 1996, Dollamur Sport Surfaces is the leading global manufacturer and distributor of high-performance competitive sports flooring for wrestling, martial arts, MMA, gymnastics, cheerleading, fitness and other activities. Dollamur mats are the preferred choice in hundreds of top-level sporting competitions each year throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Africa, South America, Asia and the Middle East, including many national championships and Olympic-qualifying tournaments.

  • Dollamur's GymOTW - MetroRock Newburyport

    MetroRock Newburyport DollamurGym:  MetroRock NewburyportMetroRock Newburyport Dollamur

    Location: Newburyport, Massachusetts

    Sport:  Rock Climbing and Fitness

    Dollamur Mats Used:  Carpet Bonded Foam

    Gym Highlights/Accolades:  MetroRock Newburyport is one of four MetroRock Climbing Center locations.  Each location offers a variety of classes to meet the needs of both first time climbers and experienced climbers.   These facilities feature terrain for bouldering, top-rope and lead climbing as well as fitness equipment, training areas with system walls, hangboards and campus rungs, and space to complete your own workouts.

    MetroRock Newburyport DollamurMore information here.

    Photo Credit: @GKwanPhoto

  • Dollamur Sport Surfaces Partners with Mixed Martial Arts Champion Ben Askren

    Dollamur Sport Surfaces Partners with Mixed Martial Arts Champion Ben Askren

     

    Decorated MMA, Wrestling Olympian Latest to Join Athlete Advisory Council

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    (FORT WORTH, Texas)Dollamur Sport Surfaces (Dollamur) – the world's leading manufacturer of high-performance sports flooring for mixed martial arts, martial arts, wrestling, gymnastics, cheerleading and yoga – today announces its partnership with American mixed martial artist (MMA) and current ONE Championship Welterweight Champion Ben Askren.

     

    A former Bellator Welterweight MMA Champion, he has a myriad of experience as both an MMA champion and decorated wrestler. Since making his professional MMA debut in 2009, he boasts a 15-0 record. Askren was a member of the 2008 USA Wrestling Olympic team, a four-time All-American at the University of Missouri and two-time NCAA wrestling champion (2006, 2007).

     

    As a member of Dollamur’s Athlete Advisory Council, Askren will provide product insight and work to increase wrestling awareness among youth athletes through camps and tournaments, among other initiaitves.

     

    “I’m excited to team up with Dollamur during its 20th anniversary celebration and join its prestigious Athlete Advisory Council," says Askren, a native of Hartland, Wis. "Dollamur is the industry leader in producing the highest quality, most durable mats and I’ve had the privilege of training and competing on their mats for most of my career.”

     

    Dollamur has made significant investments to feature athletes in its Athlete Advisory Council with a proficient background in wrestling since its announcement as official mat of USA Wrestling in May.

     

    “It is an honor to add Ben to our prestigious group of advisors.  Ben and The Askren Wrestling Academy are perfect to provide a great platform to continue work of growing the sport of wrestling.  Ben his a winner and has an electric personality.  He is a great leader and coach and is an inspiration to many you athletes.  That was the most exciting reason we wanted him on our team,” said Dave Rossi, Dollamur Sr. Vice President of Marketing.

     

    The Dollamur Advisory council provides product directions, product feedback, market insights, and helps increase the awareness of Wrestling, Martial Arts, Cheerleading, Gymnastics, and Fitness among youth athletes. Current members of the Dollamur advisory staff include, John Smith, Head Wrestling Coach of #1 ranked Oklahoma State University.  Mike Swain, four-time Olympian in Judo, Adeline Gray, three-time world champion and US Olympian wrestler, Marti Malloy, two-time Olympian in Judo, MMA fighter Anthony “Showtime” Pettis, Johny Hendricks was a four-time All American at Oklahoma State and national champion in wrestling and is currently a UFC fighter.

     

    More information: www.dollamur.com, 817-534-3344

  • Dollamur's Gym OTW - Brazil-021 San Antonio

    Swain mats by Dollamur

    Gym:  Brazil-021 San AntonioBrazil-021, Swain mats by Dollamur

    Location:  San Antonio, TX

    Sport: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

    Dollamur Mats Used: Swain Hybrid Mats

    Highlights/Accolades:  Brazil-021 was founded by Jiu-Jitsu black belts Andre Terencio and Hannettte Staak.  The name and logo were inspired by the state of Rio de Janeiro.  The numbers 021 signify the telephone area code where Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu was initially most strongly developed.  Now, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is practiced worldwide and because of this globalization, the school was give a name with an English foundation.  The Brazil-021 Team is composed of schools in Rio de Janeiro, Illinois, Texas, North Carolina, and Alberta.  Brazil-021 San Antonio offers various programs including Co-Ed Adult Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Women's Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Kids Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Ginastic Natural (more information on Ginastic Natural here).  The instructors at the San Antonio school include a husband and wife team, Saad and Suay Al-Aziz.  Saad received his black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu from Brazil-021 founder and IBJJF Head Referee, Andre Terencio.  He is also a black belt in Hapkido from Jung Bai Lee.  Suay received her brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu from IBJJF Hall of Fame black belt competitor, Hannette Staack.  Suay holds a Level 3 Ginastica natural Instructor Certification from Ginastic Natural founder, Alvaro Romano.  Suay is a highly sought after instructor for ladies self-defense classes.

    Swain mats by Dollamur, Brazil-021

    More information here.

  • Dollamur's GymOTW - move-sf

    dollamur flexi-roll flexi-connect move-sfGym:  move-sfdollamur flexi-roll with flexi-connect moev-sf

    Location: San Francisco, CA

    Sport: Fitness

    Dollamur Mats Used:  FLEXI-Roll® mats with FLEXI-Connect®

    Gym Highlights/Accolades:  Founder and owner, Matt Tripp, opened move-sf in 2012.  Tripp has an extensive background of personal training, athletic performance, and holistic nutrition and wellness.  move-sf is adaptable to many different styles of training and movement.  This gym is a private boutique facility that offers personal training, group fitness, and physical therapy.  Group fitness classes include: sculpt, body burn, bodyweight plus, fit to move, and movement mash up, which is a combination of strength/sculpt work and a high intensity finishing circuit.  With group classes capped at 8, it's like receiving individual training in a group atmosphere.dollamur mats flexi-connect flexi-roll move-sf

     

    More information here.

  • Dollamur's GymOTW - Ultimate Fighting and Fitness Academy

    Gym: Ultimate Fighting and Fitness Academy

    Location: Prospect High, IL

    Sports: Krav Maga, Boxing, Kickboxing, Ground Fighting, Fitness

    Dollamur Customer Since: 2016

    Dollamur Mats Used: Puzzle Mats

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    Gym Highlights/Accolades: Ultimate Fighting and Fitness Academy offers a wide variety of classes, including Krav Maga, Boxing, Kickboxing, Ground Fighting, and Fitness.  A kid's program that combines self-defense, fitness, and life skills is also available.

    Owner and Head Coach, Flaviu Moldovan has over 30 years of Martial Arts experience and over 20 years of coaching with professional athletes.  He is a 7 time national champion in Taekwondo.

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    More information here.

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