Why is the K100 basketball basket perfect for the youngest basketball players?
Basketball is a sport known for helping develop psychomotor skills in young children. And the more shots your children make, the happier they'll be! The K100 and the size 3 ball have been designed for the backboard to cushion shots. This considerably improves the success of shots and your child's enjoyment!It's also easy to disassemble and store in its base that also serves as its transport case.You can then just slide it under the bed and even take it on holiday!
What are the weight and dimensions of the K100?
Dimensions - Base (cm): 59 x 39 x 7 - Post (cm): 3.8 x 3.8 - Backboard (cm): 46.5 x 37 x 1.5 - Hoop diameter (cm): 28.7 (inside) / 33 (outside) Weight - Unweighted (kg): 2 - When weighted (kg): 5 - Base volume (litres): 3
What ball should you use?
The ball size depends on the player's age and sex. Baby basketball: size 1 to 3. Girls and boys under 10: size 5. Girls aged 10 and up, women, and boys aged 10 to 12: size 6. Boys over 12 and men: size 7. If you want a very durable ball, go for a rubber ball. If you want a ball with a good feel, leather or synthetic are the right materials. The supplied size 3 plastic ball is perfect for the K100.
Should you weigh it down with water or sand?
Most basket bases can be weighted with water or sand (see product instructions). Sand is denser than water and so the same volume will be heavier: your basket will therefore be more stable (but harder to move). Water can also freeze in winter and break the plastic base if the temperature drops too low, or leak out through hidden cracks without you realising. We recommend weighing down your base with sand to be safer.
Can the Tarmak basketball hoops and boards be used on public courts?
Our baskets are designed for private use (family, friends). They comply with French regulations (n°96-495 of 4 June 1996) and Portuguese regulations (decree 100-2003, amended by 82-2004). They are not designed for the heavy use associated with public and club courts. Club equipment must be regularly tested on site and requires safety authorisations.
Did you know that all Tarmak products are tested in the lab and in match conditions?
Our basketball design team works in an immersive sports environment at our R&D sports centre located in the north of France. Its ongoing mission is to make basketball players more comfortable as they play. All our products are designed with materials for which we have verified the quality in terms of moisture management, durability, etc. Each model is tested in the lab then in real-world conditions by basketball players for several weeks, as well as undergoing changes based on your feedback.
Who designs the Tarmak basketball products?
TARMAK is a team of passionate basketball players who create products specifically for playing basketball. The entire range is designed to meet the needs of basketball players, whether you are a beginner or intermediate, adult or child, or an occasional or regular player. Our mission: help you have as much fun as possible during your trainings and games.
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Tarmak is here for anyone playing basketball, from beginners to regulars. Check out our tips for training, kitting yourself out, and playing alone or with friends. https://conseilsport.decathlon.fr/conseils/basketball-al_332