Welcome to Traction Sports: Elevating Natural Grass Pitch Performance through Industry-Leading Testing

At Traction Sports, we recognize the crucial role that natural grass pitches play in the world of sports. With our commitment to excellence and adherence to governing body regulations, we offer comprehensive testing services aimed at enhancing the performance, safety, and sustainability of natural grass pitches.

Why Choose Traction Sports?

  • Expertise in Testing: Our team comprises seasoned professionals with extensive experience in natural grass pitch testing. We are well-versed in the latest testing methodologies and standards set forth by governing bodies, ensuring the accuracy and reliability of our testing procedures.

  • Compliance with Regulations: We strictly adhere to regulations established by governing bodies such as FIFA, UEFA, and local sports associations. Our testing protocols are designed to meet or exceed these standards, providing clients with confidence in the performance and integrity of their natural grass pitches. Traction Sports are not a formal test house, which means we can offer our testing services in a much more cost effective manner than others in this space. 

  • Data-Driven Insights: Through rigorous testing and analysis, we gather valuable data on various aspects of natural grass pitch performance, including turf quality, infiltration, Hardness, and more. This data serves as a basis for informed decision-making and optimisation of pitch maintenance practices swell as investment in supporting infrastructure.

  • Bespoke Solutions: We understand that each natural grass pitch is unique, with its own set of challenges and requirements. That’s why we tailor our testing services to suit the specific needs of each client, providing customized solutions that deliver measurable results.

Our Testing Services

  1. Turf Quality Assessment: We conduct thorough assessments of turf quality, evaluating factors such as grass coverage, weed percentages, and worm casts. Our testing helps identify areas for improvement and informs turf management strategies.

  2. Infiltration Testing: Proper drainage is essential for maintaining a playable surface and preventing water logging. Our comprehensive testing evaluates the effectiveness of existing drainage systems and recommends enhancements as needed.

  3. Hardness Analysis: Soil hardness can negatively impact turf health and playing surface quality. Using specialised equipment, we measure soil hardness levels and provide recommendations for maintenance.

  4. Evenness: Natural grass pitches are often found on uneven sloping ground. The governing bodies of various sports put in place maximum allowable measurements for these characteristics. We can check the evenness and slope against the standards and advise accordingly. 

  5. Comparative Analysis: We compare the data gathered from our testing to standards set by governing bodies, allowing clients to benchmark their natural grass pitches against industry norms and identify areas of improvement.

With Traction Sports as your testing partner, you can be confident in the performance and longevity of your natural grass pitches. Our commitment to excellence, adherence to regulations, and data-driven approach set us apart as industry leaders in natural grass pitch testing. Contact us today to learn more about our testing services and how we can help optimize the performance of your pitches.