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Stay Fit With Bubble Football London

The sun’s been out in Britain and all over the country people are flocking outside to enjoy it, while it lasts.

While it’s nice out, do you really want to spend time in the gym? Well, luckily for you, there are plenty of ways to stay fit in the sunshine.

One way of getting moving outside is bubble football. London is currently going mad for this new and exciting sport. Want to know more? Read on.

It’s new and interesting

Bubble football – London has come to you from the people behind Zorbing. That’s the sport that straps you inside a giant inflatable ball and rolls you around with your friends.

Bubble football uses a modified Zorb that fits over your head and body, leaving your legs free. It plays like five a side football, except you’re all running around in inflatable balls.

Everyone can play

It doesn’t matter if you’ve never set foot on a football pitch before, bubble football is great fun for everybody.

You don’t have to worry about the other team being much more experienced at it. After all, even the most seasoned footballer hasn’t played wearing a Zorb ball before.

Everyone can play and enjoy themselves, no matter how good they are.

It can be set up anywhere

When it comes to bubble football, London is your playground. A football pitch can be set up for a birthday party, conference, special event, anywhere that you want to play.

Just gather up your friends and call in the professional team to set up your game, and you’re ready to go.

Great for parties

If you’re a parent thinking about setting up a birthday party, this is a great idea that all your attendees will love. It’s easy to get into your back garden or wherever you’re holding your party, and the kids will have a whale of a time.

It’s also a fun idea for stag or hen does, especially if you’re looking for something a bit different. It’s safe too, so there’s no worries about the bride or groom getting hurt before the big day.

It’s more fun than the gym

In the summer, they gym’s going to be hot, sweaty, and unpleasant. It’s good for a lot of things, but in the summer you just want to be out having fun. Playing bubble football means that you’re still getting in valuable exercise, but you’re changing up your routine.

What can be better than that? Plus, for parents, it’s a great way to get the kids out and moving, rather than staying sat in front of the TV.

Want to try bubble football – London for yourself? Why doesn’t? Call on Zorbing Hire UK and organise a game for you and your friends today. Our specially trained team can set up a game and supervise it, making it one of the safest sports around.

We also offer other Zorbing activities, such as body Zorbing and Zorb racing. Book now to get your game in, this summer.

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Make any event fun

How Zorb Football Can Make Any Event Fun

Organising events can be tough. How can you offer something truly unique, that will have guests or attendees talking about your event long after it’s over?

Well, have you considered zorb football? It is essentially five a side football, except players all wear a large inflatable ball over their heads. It’s a bit silly, totally safe, and a whole lot of fun.

Team building days

Team building days have something of a bad reputation. Mention going on one and your entire office may start yawning. So why not show them that you can learn to work together and still have a great time with zorb football? Your employees will learn a lot about teamwork without even realising it. It’s a win win all round.

Kid’s parties

Tired of going to the local soft play area for your kid’s birthday parties? Why not try something different? Zorb football offers the same type of fun, with bouncing around in inflatable balls, and it’s just as safe.

Highly trained staff will ensure that all attendees will be safe while they’re playing, and you can be assured that your children’s friends won’t go to a better birthday party all year long.

Hen and stag parties

Are drinking and pub crawls not really your thing? Why not try something different for your hen or stag party? Your friends don’t have to worry about their skill level in order to play football, as the zorb balls instantly level all the players out.

That way, you can get on with playing, and of course laughing, when the best man falls over and bounces off the goal posts, safely.

Conventions

No matter what your convention offers, no one can say no to running around in an inflatable ball and having fun! It’s a great activity that’s sure to be popular, and the trained staff means that you don’t have to worry about the safety of your attendees.

Get together with your friends

Simply want to do something that’s different with your friends? Maybe you play traditional five a side and have found yourselves getting bored. Perhaps, you’re just looking for something new to try.

Zorb football could be just the thing for you. Get your friends together and have some fun, while getting in some exercise. It’s a great way to break out of a rut and have a laugh.

Are you convinced that zorbing could be just the thing for your event? Want to try it for yourself? Call on us, Zorbing Hire UK. When it comes to zorbing, we’re the experts.

We can cater for almost any event and make it truly one of a kind. As well as football we offer assault courses, crazy sand activities, bungee trampolines, and many other fun sports. Give us a call, and your party will be the most fun party for miles around.

 

Bubble Football Team

Forget the European Cup

This is what real football’s now all about

Ever heard of zorbing football or bubble football? No? Well after watching the video, if you aren’t twitching to get out there and join in the sport that’s sweeping across the country, what’s wrong with you? This if fun with a capital F and it’s not difficult to see why.

Zorbing football in London takes place all over the capital every weekend, and has become a huge hit for stag parties. What better fun could you have with a bunch of your pals as you create a weekend to remember for the condemned man? And as for footballing skills – well we’re not totally convinced you need any as simply trying to stay on your feet without getting flattened, frequently, is actually the most important skill for this game.

Need a stressbuster? Zorbing football, or bubble ball is possibly one of the best stress busters around. To be able to run at will at one of your opponents, completely flatten them, and know you won’t have caused them any physical harm is an indescribably enjoyable experience. And as for being the referee, well that’s a tricky one, as there aren’t really any rules to bubble football where physical contact is concerned – anything goes, though trying to explain the offside rule to someone in a bubble football is also pretty pointless.

One of the things we know from experience is that when bubble football has been organised as a surprise event for a group for friends, the reaction has always been amazing. Most of those who take part for the very first time have never even heard of bubble football, but once played, you can rest assured the occasion will never be forgotten, which is why the game is catching on so quickly.

Of course there are plenty of other occasions where you can either opt for the more traditional zorb rather than bubble football, but we can’t recommend bubble football enough. Believe it or not, it has also been a great hit at corporate events as well as at village fairs, graduation parties and just for the sheer hell of it.

Here at Zorbing Hire UK we can supply all you need for bubble football, no matter where you live in the UK, and we also provide two supervisory staff. Our Elite Package provides you with an inflatable pitch surround or Gazebo as we call it, flooring, 10 ‘balls’, a generator for the surround, and also something quite useful, a football. We also come fully insured, so you have no need to worry on that side either.

To find out more, just give us a call here at Zorbing Hire UK and we’ll be happy to answer any questions you may have before setting you up for a day of brilliant fun.

Animation Of A Person In A Hamster Wheel

Your new life as a hamster

It wasn’t until nine years after its first commercial appearance that the word ‘zorb’ formally entered the Oxford English Dictionary (in 2001), being defined as “a sport in which a participant is secured inside an inner capsule in a large, transparent ball which is then rolled along the ground or down hills”.

The idea itself was not novel, as hamster balls, as they were referred to, had been in existence since the 1970s and there had been one or two ‘dummy runs’ (excuse the pun) using a large sphere with a human inside. Even in the 1990s in what is now a cringe worthy show, Gladiators, they had their Atlaspheres, which were solid metal balls, but a minor step forward in the evolution of what today we call a zorb.

From the very first hamster balls to the ‘Atlasphere’, there were two principal problems, which basically held back the logical evolution of the zorb; these were the rigidity of the outer sphere which allowed for no impact absorption, and it was difficult to protect the occupant from injury. Though there is no note of it anywhere, we suspect that the word ‘zorb’ may have morphed from the word ‘absorption’ as it was this design advancement that achieved the much-needed breakthrough.

In 1994 two New Zealanders, Dwane van der Sluis and Andrew Akers produced the first zorb and, as they say the rest is history. Establishing that a non-rigid sphere could still be successfully rolled was part of the breakthrough, the second was the creation of a second ball within a ball, thus creating the much-needed impact absorber. From then on, the only thing that seemed to be holding back the development and use for the zorb was imagination, as the zorb began to appear across the globe (is that another pun?).

From rolling down gentle slopes to crossing the English Channel in a zorb, nothing seemed off limits, and while there is a limit to what man can endure physically, it seems that the brain doesn’t always engage accordingly. In October 2014 Reza Baluchi attempted to zorb between Florida and Bermuda.

He managed an impressive 70 nautical miles before having to be rescued by the coastguard, but the enormity of his folly only comes to light when you realise that the distance he needed to cover was 850 nautical miles. Not only did he run out of energy, but he could never have had sufficient supplies of water and protein bars to get him that far.

We will cover a selection of daring and bizarre zorbing events in a later article, but for now, here at Zorbing Hire UK we are more than happy to hire out zorbing balls for less crazy events, but ones which are still great fun and hugely exhilarating, like bubble football or zorbing football, London being one of the most popular locations for this emerging sport.

To find out more about what you can and can’t do with a body zorb, just give us a call here at Zorbing Hire UK, wherever you live, and we’ll be happy to advise.

Argent – LandAid Charity Day

LandAid Day raises record funds

ZorbingHire UK were the suppliers of the Body Zorbing football pitch for this event.By Nathan Cross  |   12-10-2012  |  13:54
Original article here

More than 55 property companies and 1,500 people across the UK came together yesterday for a giant fundraising effort supporting projects to help disadvantaged young people.

Donations are still being counted but LandAid says it has already exceeded last year’s total of £75,000.

This year, the LandAid Day theme was “All the Fun of the Fair”.

The property industry got involved in fundraising through doing various challenges across the UK, the City of London and West End, passing through some of London’s most famous landmarks.

There were cycling challenges including a pedi-bus relay from the West End to the City of London by GVA, a body zorb football tournament in King’s Cross hosted by Argent, hundreds of property industry workers in circus and fairground fancy dress, fairground games and bake-offs in some of the top property industry company offices.

Army Day

Zorbing Hire were contacted to host an army event day with our zorbs as part of a fun training event.

Zorbing Hire UK on BBC 3/12/2011

Zorbing Hire – Taylor Zorbing were hired for BBC 2 Childrens show Live’n’Deadly for an end of show challenge between the two presenters. Two golf ball style balls were used in a race around a concreted area of a wildlife park.

Aston Villa Fun Day