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Understanding Negative Space in Sports Lettering

Sports lettering differs from other types of lettering fonts because it becomes instantly recognizable as a symbol of your school’s branding, culture, and athletic prowess. Therefore, when you create your SportsGraphics banners, mats, padding, or window graphics, you should consider the impact of the lettering in your overall layout.

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Designing a Conference or Championship Banner for Your School

Short of renting a billboard on the side of the highway (and kudos to your school if you've actually done that), there's no more obvious statement of school spirit than a banner. Whether it's a gym banner only visible to a few or a championship banner visible to many, a custom banner's dazzling presence and massive scale are sure to catch the eye and inspire.

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Ideas for Designing Your School Banner

School Banners are designed to make broad, sweeping statements that catch the eye or turn the head in as few words or images as possible. Banners contain succinct proclamations that you make with a very tiny space in which you are attempting to lead someone into action, not just thought. They are designed to mobilize without giving much attention to the design itself.

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Decorating Your School's Bleachers: Use Stair Graphics & More

Turn your plain brown or grey bleachers into a powerful branding platform with SportsGraphics’ bleacher step graphics! Many schools have found branding their facility helps to boost their programs image, school spirit, recruiting, team pride, and increase community engagement. Whether you are covering your bleachers in team colors or touting your school’s mascot or logo, bleacher step graphics can help you take your school branding to the next level.

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5 Things to Consider When Building a New Gym

While there are a variety of things you need to consider when constructing a new gym, safety is one of the most prevalent issues to keep in mind. Additionally, you should consider the building plans for your new gym when deciding how to design the available space. Your sole focus should not be only on the size, capacity, and construction of your school’s new gym. You also need to plan ahead for design aspects. You need to factor into your budget the amount you anticipate spending on protective features, such as wall padding, and other design features, such as championship banners, wall graphics, and more.

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Products to Invest in Before Basketball Season

Before every sports season, you should thoroughly analyze your protective equipment — or lack thereof. In addition to creating a safe environment for your athletes and fans, the proper equipment can also create an electric atmosphere. This atmosphere will give you the home-field advantage and establish pride in your organization.

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Creating an Unbeatable Football Atmosphere

In a sports-oriented city, not much can compare to attending a football game under the lights. Though that atmosphere is almost always bound to be great, it can be enhanced. If you were to add something as simple as wall graphics or custom designs to your wall pads or other unique features, you could create a new level of excitement in your facilities.

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The Ultimate Safety Checklist for Fields & Gymnasiums

When the new sports seasons start, it is so exciting that you may forget to take the time to make sure that your gymnasiums and fields are safe. Do a quick gym and field check to ensure you have covered all the safety pitfalls that can go unnoticed. Your athletes and fans will thank you, and your sports season can be all about winning and having fun as it should be.

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Why Proper Wall Padding Reduces Sports Injury Risk

It is hard to talk about certain sports these days without talking about the risks involved. While people associate most injuries with full-contact sports, such as football, hockey, and wrestling, they can occur in any sport. In today’s world, as scientists develop more technology, they are able to understand more of the repercussions that come with certain injuries, such as concussions.

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Outfitting Your Baseball and Softball Field With Wall Padding

Making great catches in baseball and softball often includes taking one for the team. Being a hero, however, doesn’t have to be so painful when a player slams up against the back wall or fence. Concussions occur when someone suffers from head trauma due to a collision with the wall.

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