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As well as a time honoured tradition, you may not know that Pogo Stick jumping is also an intense, cardio and muscle workout. As well as a fun recreational and workout activity, Pogo Sticking also developed into a fully fledged official extreme sport called Xpogo. The boundaries to the Pogo are limitless. Choosing the right Pogo Stick for you can be a little confusing if you’re not sure what you’re looking for.

Pogo Sticks for Kids and Adults

Kids Pogo Sticks and Adults Pogo Sticks can most often be differentiated by maximum user weight. Find great deals on Light up Pogo Sticks and Pogo Trick boards at SkateHut. As silly and fun as it seems to bounce your way around with your new favourite cardio exercise, Pogo Sticks require protective items as they are still on the more extreme side of fun. Much like with all the best things, it’s only fun when it’s safe so we always recommend helmets and triple pad sets to be worn while using a Pogo Stick. While it’s uncommon to retain injury using a Pogo Stick, it’s not impossible to fall and hit your head and cause serious injury or harm.

With our Full Protection Bundles, grab everything you need to bounce away safely in style. Shop for the whole gang with our Flybar Pogo Sticks designed Pogo Sticks for kids to take their first bobs into bouncing. With our range of MGP Pogo Sticks for Adults, anyone up to 80kg can bounce into their new fave sport. Too much to choose from or unsure of what Pogo is best for you? Our friendly Customer Service team is on hand to answer any questions or queries you may have.

Pogo Sticks FAQs

  • Do you have pogo sticks for older children?

    Yes, SkateHut is committed to providing fun and a safe outdoor experience for older children, as well as toddlers and adults. Its pogo sticks for 10 year olds and 11 year olds have been designed to bridge the gap between the typical pogo stick kids would go for, as well as the adult pogo sticks designed to offer high-energy fun and joy for grown ups of all ages. This range consists of pogos that offer a secure grip, built with the best materials to ensure they can handle the weight and powerful jump of a growing child. SkateHut’s pogo sticks for 12 year olds allows for more additional features to support a stronger jump, coming in designs and aesthetics that are more suited to older kids entering their teenage years.

  • Are Pogo Sticks Good Exercise?

    Yes, pogo sticks can be a good form of exercise. They provide a unique way to engage your muscles and get your heart rate up. Pogo sticking involves repetitive jumping and balancing, which can help improve your cardiovascular fitness, leg strength, core stability, and coordination.

    When using a pogo stick, you engage your leg muscles, including your calves, quadriceps, and glutes, to generate the upward force and maintain balance. Regular use of a pogo stick can help strengthen these muscles and improve their endurance over time.

    Pogo sticking also requires coordination and balance, as you have to maintain your stability while jumping and landing. This can improve your overall coordination and proprioception (awareness of body positioning) as you learn to control your movements and adapt to the bouncing motion.

    Like any exercise, it's important to start slowly and gradually increase the intensity and duration of your pogo stick sessions. Make sure to wear protective gear, such as ahelmet andknee pads, to reduce the risk of injuries.

  • Are Pogo Sticks Safe?

    Pogo sticks can be a fun and enjoyable activity, but like any physical activity, there are risks involved. It's important to take certain precautions to ensure safety while using a pogo stick. Here are some considerations:

    1. Protective Gear: Always wear appropriate safety gear, including a helmet, knee pads, and elbow pads. This protective gear can help minimise the risk of injuries in case of falls or accidents.
    2. Proper Surface: Choose a suitable area for pogo sticking. It's best to use the pogo stick on a flat, smooth, and level surface, such as a sidewalk or a paved area. Avoid uneven or slippery surfaces, as they can increase the risk of losing balance and falling.
    3. Supervision: If you're new to pogo sticking or if children are using the kids pogo stick, it's advisable to have adult supervision. This can help ensure that proper safety guidelines are followed and provide assistance if needed.
    4. Skill Level: Start at a beginner's level and gradually progress as you gain experience and confidence. Don't attempt advanced tricks or manoeuvres until you have mastered the basic techniques of pogo sticking.
    5. Physical Readiness: Ensure that you are physically prepared for pogo sticking. It requires balance, coordination, and strength. If you have any pre-existing medical conditions or concerns, consult with a healthcare professional before engaging in this activity.
    6. Maintenance: Regularly inspect the pogo stick to ensure that it is in good working condition. Check for any loose or damaged parts and make sure they are repaired or replaced before using the pogo stick.

    By following these safety precautions, you can minimise the risk of accidents and enjoy your pogo stick as a fun and safe exercise.

  • What Age is Appropriate for a Pogo Stick?

    The appropriate age for using a pogo stick can vary depending on the child's physical development, coordination, and maturity level. Generally, pogo sticks are recommended for children ages 8 and above. However, it's important to consider each child's individual abilities and follow the manufacturer's recommendations.

    Younger children may not have the strength, balance, or coordination required to safely use a pogo stick. It's crucial to assess their physical readiness and ensure they can understand and follow safety guidelines before allowing them to use one.

    Always supervise children when they are using their pogo stick for kids, regardless of their age. This helps ensure their safety and provides guidance on proper technique and precautions. Additionally, wearing appropriate safety gear, such as a helmet and pads, is essential for children of any age engaging in pogo sticking.