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Barrier Net Installation Tips for Basketball Courts and Multisport Courts

A lot of our customers use netting to enclose an outdoor basketball court. We call this type of netting barrier netting. You can receive an instant quote on a baseball or golf barrier net using our Custom Net Calculator. Of if you’d like to enclose the area with a larger mesh size, like basketball or [...]

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Custom Gym Divider Curtain Calculator Walkthrough

The Custom Gym Divider Curtain Calculator is the easiest way to order a gym divider curtain on the internet. This brief walkthrough will help show you just how easy it is. The first step is to determine what type of ceiling structure you have in your facility. Most ceiling structures fall into 3 categories, Flat, [...]

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Transform Your Facility With a ShellCage Multi-Lane Batting Cage

If you are a facility owner or ever aspire to be one, then this article is perfect for you! My name is Brett Derrig and I am a Facility Specialist with Practice Sports, and I also run a baseball facility, called Triple Play Sports, locally in the Omaha metro.  Four short years ago, I was [...]

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Batting Cage in a Hangar Part 2

 If you haven’t had a chance to catch part one of the story about this unique batting cage, start here. To tie into existing structure, David needed to install his net at about 15 feet. We built him a net 16 feet tall to give him a foot or so of sag on the [...]

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Batting Cage in a Hangar Part 1

A customer, David, called us up not too long ago. He’s a grandfather and wanted to put up a hitting cage for his grandkids. He had a large building to put the cage up in, and we can build a custom batting cage net to any size, the only problem was, this building was a [...]

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Practice Sports Playbook Year In Review

The past 12 months was the most popular year for the Practice Sports Playbook ever. Not only did we see increased visitor traffic, but we wrote and posted more articles than in any previous year. Here are five Playbook articles that helped give our customers the info they needed to help save time and money [...]

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ShellCage Multi-Lane Batting Cage Net Basics

The first article in our series devoted to new facility covered one of our most frequent questions from new facility owners. Should I put a ShellCage or individual batting cage lanes in my facility? That article generated a huge amount of interest in our ShellCages, so let’s take a closer look at how ShellCages work. [...]

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How To Start A Batting Cage Facility: ShellCage vs Individual Batting Cages

The first in our series of articles on How To Start A Batting Cage Facility tackles a question that we probably get asked more often than any other by our customers looking to start a batting cage facility: “Should I put in a ShellCage or individual batting cages?” What is a ShellCage? First off, we [...]

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How To Start A Batting Cage Facility

The Practice Sports Playbook is already home to a great number of articles on everything from batting cages to sports athletic multi-game courts, and over the past few years it has become the best source of sports equipment knowledge on the internet. Now, we’re looking to expand that body of knowledge by creating a series [...]

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Can I Use My Batting Cage Net For Golf?

We get asked this question a lot, and the short answer to whether or not your batting cage net can be used for golf is, “No.” However, the long answer is, “Probably.” Let’s take a closer look and see how we can make this work. First, you’ll need to know a little bit about the [...]

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