The time of not knowing how to fix your baseball or softball swing is over. Easton has teamed up with Blast Motion to create the Easton Power Sensor, which captures a variety of swing metrics. Players can now view and study a wide range of data to improve their batting performance.
It’s that time of year again—summer is here and it’s time to celebrate Dads and Grads! Whether you’re looking for that perfect gift for your iPad loving Dad or the gadget-loving Grad in your life, there’s a little on this list for everyone in every price range!
As the pros walk the long, wide and lonely fairways, the average golfer can set a bucket list item to play the cradle of the game. For now, to ease any sense of envy or longing, we put together a short list of golf gifts you can buy yourself to improve your game and the enjoyment of it in Scotland or wherever your clubs take you.
Professional sports teams have the advantage of analyzing their players moves to pinpoint great moves and analyze the ones that could use a little improvement. Blast Motion has found a way to deliver this same technology into a 3D motion sensing device that you wear during any activity that you like to do.
Lutzka has joined Blast Motion as a brand ambassador and has incorporated the sensor into his practices and touring skate competitions.
“You can be a kid and use it [for fun] or you can be a pro and use it to perfect your skateboarding skills,” Lutzka says. “But it’s unbelievable how advanced and accurate the technology is when it comes to the live readings.”
Improving your quickness, form and execution as an athlete is usually an incremental process. Sure, a coach can spot a batter dropping his elbow before hitting a pop fly or a golfer over-rotating on a yanked chip shot. But working out the kinks is easier when you can slow down and examine the minutia of your strengths and weaknesses.
Seeing results can only be accomplished by quantifying your improvement. For the Miami Heat’s James Ennis, using technology to train has helped him hone his efforts and focus on the areas where he wants to see more athletic gain.
Just think about it, thanks to the Blast Baseball Swing Precision Motion Sensor, when it comes time to step up to the plate in the World Series, bases loaded, bottom of the ninth … you’ll hit a grand slam.v
“This nifty tool, which easily clips onto your waistband, is ideal for the active iPhone 6 user who wants to show off their skills on Facebook. Basically, if you know someone who doesn’t post a status update without mentioning that they’ve been to the gym, this is the gift for them.”
“Some of the best ideas I saw at CES were not from the big manufacturers but from start-ups, such as Blast Motion, which makes sensors that measure movement on sports equipment such as golf clubs and baseball bats.
“It’s a cinch to use. Just clip the pin-sized sensor onto your shouts and you can start making SportsScience-worthy clips. For the athletically inclined who yearn to show off to the world their dunk game and vert, Blast Basketball is hard to beat. Consider it the best narcissistic basketball tech device in the marketplace.”
“The $150 Blast Golf system attaches a sensor to your golf club; fire up the app on your iOS device, and record your swing. The video view, combined with data transmitted from the sensor via Bluetooth, will tell you everything you need to know to become the next Sam Snead. And it’s social: Share your stats via Facebook, Twitter, and e-mail from the app.”