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Throwing Weight Rules per Age Group

When it comes to all throwing sports, there are certain rules to follow and weights and sizes to be respected depending on what age category you fall into. Rules can be known to change every so often and it can actually get quite confusing. So, we have decided to do...

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How to maintain your Throwing Cage

Athletics Direct is a leading UK manufacturer and distributor of high quality fitness and athletics equipment. Our range of equipment can be used for both training and competition purposes, with a range of training aids available to assist beginners. We supply a...

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Beat the January blues and get fit in 2016!

We all know that exercise is good for you, whether we choose to do it on a regular basis is another question. January is a great time to think about how you can improve your future and exercise should play a part of this. Experts have found that exercise is not only...

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The Installation Process

Athletics Direct provide professional installation services for track and field. In addition to our extensive range of products, Athletics Direct provides professional installation services including runways, sandpits, throwing cages and landing areas. Over the past...

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Sportcity Manchester

Athletics Direct at Sportcity Manchester In October 2014, Athletics Direct designed and installed an indoor throws area at Sportcity Manchester. Sportcity is the largest concentration of sporting venues in Europe and is less than two miles from Manchester City Centre....

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Little Marlow Stadium

Athletics Direct Supply Equipment for new Little Marlow Stadium Athletics Direct was awarded the contract to supply brand new, high quality track and field equipment for the newly built Little Marlow Stadium, High Wycombe, which officially opened in September 2014. ...

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Commonwealth Games 2014

At the start of 2013 Athletics Direct supplied a wide range of equipment to the newly opened Emirates Arena in Glasgow. We supplied Dima Pole Vault landing areas, Dima High Jump Landing areas, Uprights for both types of areas and an indoor shot put landing mat system....

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Athletics Direct Launch New Website

Athletics Direct are proud to announce the launch of their new website. Athletics Direct is a trading division of Foams4Sports Ltd, a UK leading manufacturer of sports safety products. At Athletics Direct, our aim is to become the number one supplier in the athletics...

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