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Category Archives: Netting

Transform Your Sports Facility With a ShellCage

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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6 products that gave an Omaha sports facility an EXTREME MAKE-OVER..

Practice Sports got the call from Mic Johnston one late summer afternoon, on a Tuesday, in Omaha, NE. The Vision Mic had the vision. And a darn good one. All he needed now was industry expertise, cutting edge equipment .. and a team of pro-grade installers. He made the right phone call.Mic had big dreams [...]

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Custom Netting Features

Our netting can be built with some additional features that add functionality and well as increase productive use of the materials.  This is a following outline of what can be added and the purpose for each addition. First let’s start with the netting materials.  Many people have inquired about the difference between our Standard Nylon [...]

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Before You Buy an Indoor Batting Cage Net: Consider Your Space

You’ve decided to build an indoor batting cage. Great! But keep in mind there are a variety of factors to consider before you buy and build. Today we’re going to talk about the size of your cage.  The size of your batting cage might be one of the most important factors, so here a few [...]

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CurtainCages – Sliding Batting Cage Tunnels

We’re often asked for tips on the best way to hang a batting cage net for an indoor application, and the clear answer is our CurtainCage indoor batting cage kit. This is a general guide that will help you determine what parts are necessary and the quantities needed of each part.  The cable line setup will need an [...]

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3 Most Popular Indoor Batting Cage Systems

At Practice Sports we offer three main types of indoor batting cages. The CurtainCage, the Track & Trolley, and the AirCage, are designed to fit a variety of uses and budgets.  Let’s take a close look at all three types of cages. CurtainCage Indoor Batting Cage Net The CurtainCage is our most popular batting cage and [...]

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Net Storage Tips

Since winter is rapidly approaching, now is the time to consider taking down your outdoor net.  Leaving netting up year round in climates that freeze can drastically reduce the life-span of your net.  When the netting retains moisture and freezes, it makes the material brittle and more susceptible to fraying.  It would be ideal to [...]

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3 Easy Tips for Preparing your Indoor Sports Facility for the Winter Rush

Now that winter time is rapidly approaching, we’ve created a guide to help facilities make sure you are ready for the busy season. Condition of Netting This is the time to make sure there are no weak points or fraying starting on the threads.  This can be done by simply inspecting the threads and pulling [...]

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