Features

  • Martial Arts Showcase: Defend yourself

    By SGB sports on 01/05/2011
    With martial arts remaining a popular activity as a means of training, self-defence and control, we showcase a small selection of the kit needed to get started. Lonsdale Gel Training Gloves Lonsdale says this has layered foam joins with gel technology to create the most comprehensive shock absorbing protection. An open palm style ventilates and improves grip for grappling training. […]
  • Boxing Showcase: Packing a punch

    By SGB sports on 01/05/2011
     Recent UK success stories have revitalised consumer interest in boxing. We showcase a range of products best suited to amateurs learning the ropes. Pro-Box Club Essentials Boxing Gloves These high-specification gloves use advanced safety foams and have designs usually found on more expensive AIBA licensed equipment. They are available in 8, 10, 12, 14 and 16oz versions, and in red, […]
  • Table Tennis: Hitting the right notes

    By SGB sports on 01/04/2011
    Table tennis is a staple of the Olympics and one of the sports which is sure to receive a boost with the Olympics heading to the UK in just over a year. We look at some of the products on the market that will help you keep up with demand. Practice Partner Table Tennis Robot The Practice Partner range’s lowest […]
  • Baselayers: Built to perform

    By SGB sports on 01/04/2011
    Practical, comfortable, essential – baselayers are now must-have kit for all amateur athletes. SGB Sports rounds up some of the finest products out there. PureLime Seamless Crystal Blue Tank Top The Seamless tank top is available in crystal blue, a new colour for the 2011 collection. Hipsters are also available in a matching colour. Top RRP: £19.99, Hipsters RRP: £11.99 […]
  • Running: Brooks in a Trance

    By SGB sports on 01/03/2011
    Brooks Running sales manager Martin Exley tells SGB Sports about the company’s latest running innovations, and how they have been integrated to its new Trance 10 running shoe. Now in its 10th year, the Trance range is Brooks’ flagship support shoe. With our ranges being categorised as ‘good’, ‘better’ and ‘best’; the Trance 10 sits firmly under the ‘best’ banner. […]
  • Tennis: Head’s up on Innegra

    By SGB sports on 01/03/2011
    Head UK racket sports manager Andy Catchpole tells SGB Sports about the new YouTek IG Speed and IG Extreme family of tennis rackets, which feature the new Innegra technology. Head has just launched the new YouTek IG Speed and YouTek IG Extreme racket families which feature, besides the dynamic d3o material, a brand new technology called Innegra. Innegra is the […]
  • Squash: Precision Play

    By SGB sports on 01/02/2011
    Each season, squash rackets get more technical with the emphasis on power, precision and comfort. We take a look at some of the new 2011 designs. Dunlop Biomimetic Max Endorsed by World No.2 Ramy Ashour, this racket features a teardrop head shape with long main strings for greater string deflection, which is enhanced by a Powermax string pattern. Constructed from […]
  • Intersport shines in the spotlight

    By SGB sports on 01/02/2011
    Last month’s Intersport Q3 show included a number of key developments for the buying group, and was warmly welcomed by those in attendance. David Pittman reports from the show floor. The Intersport Q3 show, held in the first week of January, was heralded as a major success. Outgoing general manager Barry Mellis said: “From member and supplier feedback, we have […]
  • Netball: In the net

    By SGB sports on 01/01/2011
    There’s far more to netball than school tournaments. We take a look at some of the latest technical designs in clothing and equipment, ideal for those playing at local clubs right through to the professional leagues. Thuasne Too Skin Newest addition to Thuasne’s range of sport underwear, distributed by 1000 Mile Sportswear, is the Too Skin collection, which includes a […]
  • Football: Having a ball

    By SGB sports on 01/01/2011
    There’s some great football products out now and hitting distributors soon. SGB Sports rounds up some of the best. Molten Fox 40 Finger Whistle New to the Molten range, the Molten Fox 40 Finger Whistle fits on the index and middle finger of the right or left hand. This pealess whistle enables the referee to get to and blow the […]