By Andy Devaney, Editor | UPDATED: 11:28, 29 March 2020
Sporting equipment comes in various forms depending on the sport, but it is essential to complete the sport. Equipment ranges from balls, to nets, right through to protective gear like helmets and gumshields etc..
Over time, sporting equipment has evolved because sports have started to require more protective gear due to health and safety regulations to prevent injuries.
Sporting equipment can be found in any sports store, department store and on the high street.
What types of sport equipment are there:
- Beach tennis
- Real tennis
- Soft tennis
- Hardball squash
- Squash tennis
- Table tennis
- American Football
- Gaelic football
- Rhythmic gymnastics
Sticks, bats and clubs
- Hockey and lacrosse.
- Bats are used for sports such as baseball and cricket.
- Clubs are used mainly for golf (Golf club)
Such as, free weights, chin-up bars, swiss balls and various other equipment for the gym. Also protective equipment such as weight lifting belts and bench shirts for weight training and powerlifting would fall into this category.