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Intro

Blast Golf is the industry’s most accurate stroke and swing analyzer designed to provide you with real-time feedback. Simply attach the sensor to your putter or club and start swinging. Information is automatically captured and sent to your smart phone or tablet in the form of easy to understand metrics. In-app training videos provide you with tips, drills, and actionable insights to help you improve timing, tempo, face rotation, and more. Blast’s patented Smart Video Capture™ technology automatically analyzes and clips your video to create a series of video highlights synched with your metrics, allowing you or your instructor to visually identify your strengths and areas for improvement.

  • The Blast Golf stroke and swing analyzer (sensor) easily and securely attaches to the grip of nearly any regulation putter, driver, iron or wedge.
  • The sensor transmits metrics to your iPhone, iPad, or Android phone via Low Energy Bluetooth.
  • The stroke and swing metrics captured allow you to analyze and improve your timing, tempo, face rotation, and much more.
  • One-touch access to video highlights, metrics, and performance history – components of your personal Swing DNA™
  • In-app training videos provide you with tips, drills, and actionable insights to help you improve.
  • Smart Video Capture™ automatically analyzes and clips your video to create a series of video highlights synched with your metrics.
  • The app tracks your metrics and helps you identify trends.
  • The sensor stores your actions in offline mode when your mobile phone is out of range.
  • Video Analysis tool that allows you to draw and add voice overs to your Blast Videos.

What’s in the Box

  • Blast Golf stroke and swing analyzer (sensor)
  • Black standard grip attachment
  • Clear oversized putter attachment
  • Wireless charger and charger cable
  • Free mobile app download included

Supported Activities: Putting & Full Swing

  • Supported Clubs: Putters, Drivers, Irons, Wedges
  • Smart Video Capture: Yes (iOS/Android)
  • Adaptive Slow-mo Technology: Yes (iOS / Android – Galaxy S7, Nexus 6P, Pixel, Pixel XL)
  • Automatic Video Curation: Yes (iOS/Android)
  • Performance Metric Overlay: Yes (iOS/Android)
  • Smart Notifications – Voice Announcements: Yes (iOS/Android)
  • Bluetooth Smart (Low Energy) Connectivity: Yes (iOS/Android)
  • Share Highlights and Progress: Yes (iOS/Android)
  • Putting Metrics Captured (iOS/Android) Back Stroke Time, Forward Stroke Time, Total Stroke Time, Tempo, Loft, Lie, Back Stroke Rotation, Forward Stroke Rotation, Rotation Change
  • Full Metrics Captured (iOS/Android) Backswing Time, Downswing Time, Total Swing Time, Swing Tempo, Swing Speed, Blast Factor, Power Index, Efficiency Index, Velocity Direction, Energy Transfer
  • Attachment Locations: Top of Putter & Driver Grip
  • Sensor Weight: 0.3 oz


The Basics

Congratulations on the purchase of Blast Golf.  The package includes: Blast Motion Sensor, Standard Grip Attachment, Oversized Putter Attachment, Blast Charging Pad, Micro-USB cable for charging pad, and the Get Started guide.

The basic features to understanding the sensor and how it operates.

 

 

Sensor

 

The Blast precision motion sensor is extremely intelligent. The sensor will start to work after the activation is completed in the app. When the sensor is active it will flash.

 

 

Turning sensor on or off

 

The sensor doesn’t have an On/Off switch. The sensor automatically conserves power when it is not in use.

 

  • Standby Mode – occurs when the sensor is motionless for 30 seconds. The LED will start blinking again with a light touch.
  • Sleep Mode – occurs when the sensor is motionless for over one minute.
  • On Mode – to wake the sensor, hold the club with the sensor pointing to the ground for two seconds, and then point the sensor towards the sky. The LED will then resume blinking.

 

 

The flashing LED of the sensor

 

The sensor displays different colors to communicate different messages.

 

  • Green LED – The sensor is awake, charged and ready to capture a metric.
  • Red LED – The sensor battery is low and should be charged.
  • No LED – When sensor stops blinking it is in a standby mode or sleep mode.
  • Amber LED – The sensor is awake, charged and ready to capture a metric.

 

 

The three different modes of the sensor

 

The highly accurate advanced 3D motion capture sensor works in three different modes while it captures, analyzes and displays your actions.

 

  1. Offline Mode – The sensor has the intelligence to work without the app. Blast Sensor will remember the last connected bat. The Sensor will retain all your actions until connected back to your app to upload your metrics.
  2. Online Mode – The sensor is connected to the app and the metrics are displayed in real-time.
  3. Video Mode – Using the Smart Video Capture feature allows you to record your action and create the video of your highlighted actions which are stored in the app.

 

Getting Started

 

To get started using the sensor, you should follow these steps: charge the sensor, turn device Bluetooth on, and download the free app and click on Creating New Account or Sign in.

 

How to charge your sensor

 

  1. Take the sensor and charger out of the package.
  2. Connect the wireless charger to the micro-USB cable.
  3. Plug USB cable into a USB outlet.
  4. Place the sensor in the center of the wireless charger where the logo is located with logo facing up on the sensor.
  5. It takes 60 minutes to fully charge the sensor.

 

  • The sensor battery can last for seven days in standby, but battery life differs based on usage.

 

 

The LED indicator lights of the charger

 

  • LED colors:  1. Red LED – The charger is not active (the sensor is not on the charger or the sensor is fully charged) 2. Blue LED – The sensor is charging.  3. Green LED – The sensor is completely charged. Green light will change to red LED after the charging sequence has stopped.
  • If the sensor is fully charged it doesn’t reset the charging sequence. The light will show red on the charger when placing the sensor back on the charging pad.

 

Turn Bluetooth on for iOS

 

Depending on the iOS version

 

 

Turn Bluetooth on for iOS

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open Setting
  2. Tap on
  3. Flip the On/Off button to toggle on so it shows green.
  4. Close out of Setting.
  5. Check the top of your home screen for the Bluetooth icon. This indicates that Bluetooth is active.

 

  • Please note that the sensor only connects in the app only. The sensor will not connect in the Bluetooth setting.

How to install Blast Golf

 

Depending on your iOS device, go to App Store.

 

 

To find and install Blast Golf for iOS

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open App Store.
  2. Tap the Search icon.
  3. Enter Blast Golf in the search results to go to the app page.
  4. Select Blast Golf in the search results to go the app page.
  5. Follow the standard installation procedure for iOS.
    • Must be downloaded on Wi-Fi connection.

 

Create New Account or Sign in

 

Once the app is downloaded it opens the login screen. The available options of logging into the app or creating a new account are shown on the page.

 

 

Create New Account

 

  1. Open the Blast Golf
  2. Tap on “Create New Account” button
  3. Select on “I’M A PLAYER” or “I’M A COACH” by tapping on the options.
  4. Select on the following options by tapping on the name:

 

    • Hdcp 21 and above
    • Hdcp 16-20
    • Hdcp 11-16
    • Hdcp 6 – 10
    • Hdcp 0-5
    • Hdcp +1-+5
    • Tour Player
    • Other

 

  1. Fill in the create account info of Full Name, E-Mail, Confirm E-mail, and Password. To proceed to next screen, select on “Create Account” button.

 

  • Password must be 8 characters long and include characters and a number.

 

  1. The welcome screen displays three options for completing the registration process.

 

  • Basic Details
  • Register Sensor
  • Add Club

 

If you don’t want to complete the registration, hit the skip option on the top right of the screen. This process will need to be completed later to use the sensor.

 

  1. Select on the Basic Details option. You will fill out basic user information on this screen.

 

  • Add picture (Tap on Camera icon)
  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • Birth Date
  • Gender
  • Zip Code
  • Gender
  • Handedness

 

Once the information is entered select on the save option. The screen will continue back to the welcome screen.

 

  1. Coaching Details (Coach only) Fill out basic coaching details by tapping on lines to view answer options or to fill out form options.

 

  • Services Provided
  • Training Address
  • Phone Number
  • Email Address
  • Accepts New Students

 

  1. A check mark will be displayed next to Basic Details on the welcome screen. Select on Register Sensor option. Scan the sensor using the screen circle to focus on the serial bar on the back of the sensor. If not able to scan, continue to bottom of the screen to type in the Serial (Top & Bottom) number on the back of the sensor. Hit done when this is completed.

 

  1. Face the Blast logo towards the ground for two seconds, face the Blast logo towards the sky for two seconds, and repeat until it is activated. When completed, a Sensor Connected message will appear.
  2. A check mark will be displayed next to Basic Details and Register Sensor. Select on the welcome screen. Select on Add Club or Add a set of Clubs option. Select on Add a Club to Fill in the following information:

 

  • Brand
  • Model
  • Nickname
  • Length
  • Weight

 

Once the information is completed tap on the “Add New Club” button. When you select on Add a Set of Club, here are list of clubs to be built:

 

  • Putter
  • Diver
  • 1 Iron
  • 2 Iron
  • 3 Iron
  • 4 Iron
  • 5 Iron
  • 6 Iron
  • 7 Iron
  • 8 Iron
  • 9 Iron
  • Pitching Wedge
  • Gap Wedge
  • Sand Wedge
  • Lob Wedge

 

Tap on green check marks to remove any clubs.  Once the information is completed tap on the “Add 15 Club” button.

 

 

  1. Tap on the “Get Started” button to start.

 

 

Sign in

  1. Open the Blast Golf
  2. Tap on “Sign in here
  3. Fill in your E-mail (Username) and Password. When complete tap on “Log in” button.

 

Forgot Password

  1. Open the Blast Golf
  2. Tap on “Sign in here.”
  3. Please use same email that you have created.
  4. Fill in your E-mail (Username) and Password. When complete tap on “Log in” button.

 

  • The sensor can only be used with one device at a time.

 

 

Sign in – 2nd Device

  1. Open the Blast Golf
  2. Tap on “Sign in here.”
  3. Please use same email that you have created.
  4. Fill in your E-mail (Username) and Password. When complete tap on “Log in” button.
  • The sensor can only be used with one device at a time.

 

 

 

How to get your attachment & sensor on your club

  1. The first step is to place attachment on the end of the grip, making sure it is flush to the grip. To help ensure the attachment slides on with ease, moisten the inside of the attachment.
  2. Take the other side of the attachment and turn it inside out.
  3. Making sure the club face is square, place the sensor in the open end of the attachment with blast man facing up, going down the center of the shaft.
  4. Roll the edges of the attachment over to secure the sensor.

 

 

Getting your first metric

 

The Blast Golf has three different modes: Online, Offline, and Video. Follow these instructions for initial utilization of each mode:

 

Online Mode

  1. Make sure the sensor is connected to Blast Golf. If not, select on Menu > Sensor > Tap on Sensor.
  2. Make sure sensor is in the attachment on club.
  3. Go to the Dashboard screen to view live metrics before your first swing.
  4. Take your first swing.
  • *** CONTACT WITH Golf Ball MUST BE MADE TO GET METRICS *** 
  1. Once you have made contact you can view your metrics.

 

Offline Mode

  1. Connect to Blast Golf to view battery level. If not, select on Menu > Sensor > Tap on Sensor. If battery is below 20%, charge sensor.
  2. Make sure sensor is connected to the bat that will be used. Menu > My Clubs > Tap on Club.
  3. Once battery level is verified and the correct bat is selected the app can be closed.
  4. Take your first swing.
  • *** CONTACT WITH Golf Ball MUST BE MADE TO GET METRICS *** 
  1. Once your swings have been completed, connect the sensor back to the app. Tap on the Inboxicon with green circle notification.
  2. Select on the “Offline Swings Ready” message to download metrics. Select “Next” button, followed by “Download Swings” button.
  3. View the metrics records in the Dashboard.

Video Mode

 

  1. Make sure the sensor is connected to Blast Golf. If not, Select on Menu > Sensor > Tap on Sensor.
  2. Make sure sensor is in attachment on Club.
  3. Go to the Dashboardscreen or any screen that has the Smart Video Capture.
  4. Tap on the circle record button.
  5. Take your first swing.
  • *** CONTACT WITH Golf ball MUST BE MADE TO GET METRICS *** 
  1. Tap on the red circle record button to finish.
  • Multiple swings can be recorded on one video. Therefore, video recordings do not have to be stopped between swings.
  1. Videos can be viewed on Video Library.Once you have made contact you can view your metrics.

Coach Mode

The feature overview used by coaches to manage team with a blast connect account.

 

 

Coach Mode (What’s needed)

 

The coaches and students need to complete the following to use coach mode:

 

  1. Create a Blast App account.
  2. Create a Blast Connect account.
  3. Connect the Blast App account to the Blast connect account on Blast Connect.

 

Coach Mode (Setup)

How to create a Blast App account

 

  1. Download the Blast Golf app.
  2. Tap on “Create New Account.”
  3. Select on “I’M A COACH” by tapping on the options.
  4. Select the level of play or skip.
  5. Fill in the “Create account info”.
  6. The welcome screen displays four options to complete the registration process: Basic Details, Coaching Details, Register Sensor, and Add a Club.

 

 

How to create a Blast Connect account

 

  1. From the Progress screen, tap on the Menu.
  2. Tap on the User Profile.
  3. Tap on Account.
  4. On the account line tap on Upgrade.
  5. Tap on “Learn more” under Coach.
  6. Prefer to sign up as a coach and start your own Academy?
  7. Fill in Academy Information.
  8. Under Owner’s Information tap on Already have a Blast Account or Don’t have a Blast Account?
  9. If you selected: Already have a Blast Account – Log in with Email & Password, tap on Terms of Service and Tap on Login to Continue.
  10. If you selected: Don’t have a Blast Account – Fill in and create user profile, tap on Terms of Service and Tap on Create account.
  11. Tap on “Sign up $100.00/YR” button.
  12. Enter credit card info and tap “Puchase” button.

 

 

 

How to connect the Blast App account to the Blast Connect account

 

  1. Go to blastconnct.com.
  2. Login into your account with email and password.
  3. Tap on “Let’s get started” button on top right of the screen.
  4. Put in the Blast Golf App Login information (email and password).

 

 

How to connect the Blast Connect to the Blast app account

 

  1. From the Progress screen, tap on the Menu.
  2. Tap on theUser Profile.
  3. Tap on the Blast Connect.
  4. Enter your E-mail and Password, tap on “Log In” button.

 

 

How to setup swings for a player with own sensor

 

  1. On the Progress screen, tap on the Dashboard.
  2. Tap on the Profile name on the top center.
  3. Select on the circle to the right of player.
  4. Tap on the Equipment tab.
  5. Tap on player’s Club of choice.
  6. Tap on the Sensors tab.
  7. Tap on player’s Sensor.
  8. Sensor needs to be available to connect to Coach’s device.
  9. Hit on the X.
  10. Take swings on the Dashboard screen to view metrics live.

 

 

How to setup swings for a player with coach owned sensor

 

  1. On the Progress screen, tap on the Dashboard.
  2. Tap on the Profile name in the top center.
  3. Select on the circle to the player.
  4. Tap on the Equipment tab.
  5. Tap on player’s Club of choice.
  6. Tap on the Sensors tab.
  7. Tap on coach’s Sensor.
  8. Hit on the X.
  9. Take swings on the Dashboard screen to view metrics live.

 

 

How to view metrics of other players while collecting swings from another player

 

  1. From the Dashboard, go to Progress or Video Library.
  2. Tap on the Profile name in the top center.
  3. Select on the circle to the player.
  4. View Metrics of other players.

 

  • The metrics would be captured in an offline mode.

Menu

 

The Coach Mode features are available in the Menu.

 

How to Add players

 

    1. From the Progress screen, tap on the Menu.
    2. Tap on the My Players.
    3. Tap on the Plus sign.
    4. Type in First Name, Last Name, Email Address, Password, handedness and Club Setup.
    5. Tap on Add Players.

 

 

How to update coach in User Profile

 

  1. From the Progress screen, tap on the Menu.
  2. Tap on the User Profile.
  3. The page opens to the Select on the Coach.
  4. Select on the lines you want to edit and type the corresponding information.
  5. The information automatically updates once entered.

 

 

Progress

 

The Coach Mode features are available in the Progress.

 

How to connect sensor

  1. On the Progress screen,select on the red line.
  2. Tap on the red line again.
  3. Tap on Sensor line.
  4. Shake sensor until connected.

 

  • Green line across the top = Sensor Connected

 How to select a player

 

  1. Start on the Progress Screen.  
  2. Tap on the Profile name in the bottom center.
  3. Select on the circle to the right of player.

 

 

Smart Video Capture

 

The Coach Mode features are available in the Smart Video Capture.

 

   How to use Swing Setup

 

  1. On the Progress screen, tap on the Smart Video Capture.
  2. Tap on the Profile name in the top center.
  3. Select on the circle to the right of player.
  4. Tap on the Equipment tab.
  5. Tap on Club of choice.
  6. Tap on the Sensors tab.
  7. Tap on Sensor of choice.
    • Sensor must be in range and active to select.

 

Dashboard

 

The Coach Mode features are available in the Dashboard.

 

How to Start sessions

  1. On the Progressscreen, tap on the Dashboard.
  2. Tap on Sessions.
  3. Adding session title, Session Type and notes optional.
  4. Tap on “Start Session” button to start.

How to stop a session

 

  1. On the Progressscreen, tap on the Dashboard.
  2. Tap on Sessions.
  3. Adding session title, Session Type and notes optional.
  4. Tap on “Stop Session” button to stop.

 

 

 

How to use Swing Setup

 

  1. On the Progress screen tap on the Dashboard.
  2. Tap on the Profile name in the top center.
  3. Select on the circle to the right of player.
  4. Tap on the Equipment tab.
  5. Tap on Club of choice.
  6. Tap on the Sensors tab.
  7. Tap on Sensor of choice.
    • Sensor must be in range and active to select.

 

 

Video Library

 

The Coach Mode features are available in the video library.

 

 How to select a player

 

  1. On the Progress screen,  tap on the Video Library.
  2. Tap on the Profile name in the bottom center.
  3. Select on the circle to the right of player.

 


Progress

The Progress screen helps brings all angles of the application together. It shows a series of actions taken and filtered by club, metrics, day, week, month, and year. A display box is visible for each metric, showing the low, average, and high. A graph display will show with the metric information to see the breakdown of the actions from the metric types. The progress continues to show the active time of use of the app and videos captured.

 

How to connect sensor

  1. On the Progress screen, select on the red line.
  2. Tap on the red line again.
  3. Tap on Sensor line.
  4. Shake sensor until connected.

 

  • Green line across the top = Sensor Connected

How to view swings

 

  1. On the Progress screen, select on filter to view a certain range.
  2. Tap on swings.
  3. Tap on the swing of choice.

 

How to view swings from graph

 

  1. On the Progress screen, select on filter to view a certain range.
  2. Swipe left and right to locate the metric of choice.
  3. Tap on the dot of the high or low option.

 

How to view swings from landscape graph

 

  1. Start on the graph
  2. Swipe left or right on graph to locate metric.
  3. Turn phone landscape.

 

How to view metrics – low/average/high

 

  1. On the Progressscreen, select on filter to view a certain range.
  2. Swipe left and right to locate the metric of choice.
  3. View metric information in the center of the page from low, average, and high.
  • Tap on the circle in the graph to view low and high metric swings

 

How to filter by equipment and by time

  1. Start on the Progress
  2. Select on Filter.
  3. Select the date of metrics to view.
  4. Tap on the bat of metrics to view.
  5. Tap on apply.

 

How to set Goal

 

  1. On the Progress screen tap on Set Goal in graph.
  2. Select on your level by tapping on your performance goals.
    • Hdcp 21+
    • Hdcp 16-20
    • Hdcp 11-16
    • Hdcp 6 – 10
    • Hdcp 0-5
    • Hdcp +1-+5
    • Hdcp +6 – +10
    • Hdcp Other

 

 

How to view Session

 

  1. On the Progress screen, select on filter to view a certain range.
  2. Tap on sessions.
  3. Tap on the swing of choice.

 

 

How to view Player Reports

 

  1. On the Progress screen select on Player Reports.

 

  • Requires a Blast Connect Subscription.

 

How to capture a video

 

  1. Make sure your sensor is connected.
  2. From the Progress screen tap on the Smart Video Capture.
  3. Tap on the record button.
  4. Take your swings.
  5. Tap on the record button again to stop.
  6. Go to Video Libraryto view video.

 

How to delete action

 

  1. From the Progress select on Day, Week, Month, or Year to view a certain range of swings.
  2. Tap on the number of swings.
  3. Select on the check mark icon in the top right of screen.
  4. Tap on the thumbnail boxes of the selected metrics to delete.
  5. Tap on the garbage can icon to delete.
  6. Verify the delete by tapping on the “Delete” button.

Menu

The menu is displayed by hitting the menu button.  It contains various categories from Profile, Sensor, My Players (coach mode only), Settings, Help & Tips and Logout.

 

User Profile

 

User profile is a feature that allows the customer to update Bio, Coach (Coach mode), Account, and Blast Connect.

 

 

Bio

 

The Bio contains options to add a photo and update your profile information of First Name, Last Name, Handedness, Level of Play, Birth Date, Gender, Heights, Weight, Phone Number, and Zip Code.

 

  How to update Bio

 

  1. From the Progress screen, tap on the Menu.
  2. Tap on the User Profile
  3. The page opens to the Bio.
  4. Select on the lines you want to edit and type the corresponding information.
  5. The information automatically updates once entered.

 

 

How to update Bio picture

 

  1. From the Progress screen, tap on the Menu.
  2. Tap on the User Profile.
  3. The page opens to the Bio.
  4. Tap on the camera icon to open camera roll.
  5. Tap on selected picture to complete.

 

Coach

The coach tab contains the coaching options of Services Provided, Training Address, Phone Number, Email Address, and Accepts New Students.

How to update Account

 

  1. From the Progress screen, tap on the Menu.
  2. Tap on the User Profile.
  3. The page opens to the Select on the Coach.
  4. Select on the lines you want to edit and type the corresponding information.
  5. The information automatically updates once entered.

 

 

Account

 

The Account contains options to view E-mail (Username) and Password. Update options to add Phone number and Zip Code.

 

 How to update Account

 

  1. From the Progress screen, tap on the Menu.
  2. Tap on the User Profile.
  3. The page opens to the  Select on the Account.
  4. Select on the lines you want to edit and type the corresponding information.
  5. The information automatically updates once entered.

 

 

Blast Connect

 

The Blast Connect is a stand-alone tool that provides insights and empowers your daily drive to get better. If a subscription has been purchased for this service, the user can log in here.

 

 How to sign in Blast Connect

 

  1. From the Progress screen, tap on the Menu.
  2. Tap on the User Profile.
  3. The page opens to the Select on the Blast Connect.
  4. Select on the E-mail and Password line to add the corresponding information.
  5. Tap on the “Log in” button to process the information.

 

  • If you don’t have a Blast Connect Account, tap on the Learn More.

 

 

My Sensor

 

The Sensor shows the available options to view current sensors and to add a new sensor.

 

How to connect sensor

 

  1. From the Progress screen, tap on the Menu.
  2. Tap on the
  3. Select on the listed sensor.
  4. Shake the sensor by facing the Blast logo towards the ground for two seconds, face the Blast logo towards the sky for two seconds, and repeat until it is connected.
  5. The listed sensor will now show connected in the list.

 

 

How to add a sensor

 

  1. From the Progress screen, tap on the Menu.
  2. Tap on the
  3. Select on the Plus sign icon on the bottom right of the screen.
  4. Scan the sensor using the screen circle to focus on the serial bar on the back of the sensor. If not able to scan continue to bottom of the screen to type in the Serial (Top & Bottom) number on the back of the sensor. Once complete, hit done.
  5. Face the Blast logo towards the ground for two seconds, face the Blast logo towards the sky for two seconds, and repeat until it is activated.
  6. When completed, “Sensor Connected” message will appear.

 

How to delete sensor

 

  1. From the Progressscreen, tap on the Menu.
  2. Tap on the My Sensor.
  3. Tap on the Sensor line.
  4. Scroll down in the Sensor Details.
  5. Tap on Delete Sensor.

 

How to Disconnect sensor

 

  1. From the Progressscreen, tap on the Menu.
  2. Tap on the My Sensor.
  3. Tap on the Sensor line.
  4. Scroll down in the Sensor Details.
  5. Tap on Disconnect Sensor.

 

How to reset sensor

 

  1. On the Progress screen, tap on the Menu.
  2. Tap on Sensor.
  3. Select on Sensor.
  4. Tap on the sensor to reset.
  5. Scroll to bottom to select reset (Reset Sensor or Clear and Reset Sensor) button.

 

How to update Firmware

 

  1. From the Progressscreen, tap on the Menu.
  2. Tap on the My Sensor.
  3. Tap on the Sensor line.
  4. Scroll down in the Sensor Details to Firmware Version.
  5. Tap on Upgrade.

 

 

My Clubs

 

The user creates a list of clubs for the sensor. To ensure the most accurate metric information is utilized, the My Clubs section includes detailed information for each club. Necessary information is needed to ensure accurate metrics information. It is particularly important to ensure the Length of the user’s clubs are entered accurately to produce optimal metric data.

 

  How to add a club

 

  1. From the Progress screen, tap on the Menu.
  2. Tap on the My Clubs.
  3. Select on the Plus sign icon on the bottom right of the screen.
  4. Tap on Add a Club.
  5. Tap on the corresponding lines to input the Club Type, Brand, model, Nickname, Length, and handedness for each Club. Once the input line is touched a list of options will be available at the bottom of the page.
  • Not all bats are in the system. Please select the bat that is closest to your bat. The name of your bat can be added in the Nickname field.
  1. When complete, hit the “Add New Club” button.

 

How to add a Set of Clubs

 

  1. From the Progress screen, tap on the Menu.
  2. Tap on the My Clubs.
  3. Select on the Plus sign icon on the bottom right of the screen.
  4. Tap on Add a Set of Clubs.
  5. Fifteen clubs will be selected. Tap on the check marks to remove unwanted clubs.
  6. When complete, hit the “Add New Club” button.

 

 

How to switch a club

 

  1. From the Progressscreen, tap on the Menu.
  2. Tap on the My Clubs.
  3. Tap on the club line to switch club.

 

  • Green Dot (Active) will show when change complete.

 

How to edit club information

 

  1. On the Progress screen tap on the Menu.
  2. Tap on the My Clubs.
  3. Select on club to edit.
  4. Tap on the line to edit.
  5. Tap on done once completed.

 

How to delete club

 

  1. On the Progress screen tap on the Menu.
  2. Tap on the My Clubs.
  3. Select on club to delete.
  4. Tap on “Remove Club” button at the bottom of screen.

 

 

 

Settings

 

The Settings provides important options for making application changes from Auto Upload Settings, Storage Settings, Recording Settings, Share Settings, and Progress Goals.

 

 

Auto Upload Settings

 

The upload settings control the video by automatically uploading videos to Blast Connect.  Upload settings also auto uploads when not connected to a Wi-Fi network, uploading files of any size or only those smaller than 50MB.

 

 

  How to change Auto Video Upload

 

  1. On the Progress screen, tap on the Menu.
  2. Tap on the Settings.
  3. Locate the Auto Video Update.
  4. To activate this feature, swipe the button towards the right to show green.
  5. To deactivate this feature, swipe towards the left and to show clear.

 

  • Auto upload will only upload new videos after feature is turned on.

 

How to Use Cellular Data

 

  1. On the Progress screen, tap on the Menu.
  2. Tap on the Settings.
  3. Locate the Use Cellular Data.
  4. To activate this feature, swipe the button towards the right to show green.
  5. To deactivate this feature, swipe towards the left and to show clear.

 

Stroke History

The ability to set swing amounts on app

How to change Stroke History

  1. On the Progress screen, tap on the Menu.
  2. Tap on the Settings.
  3. Locate the Stroke History and tap on the line.
  4. Tap on the line options of 1,000 strokes, 5,000 strokes, and 10,000.

Record Settings

 

Change the recording options for Video & Slo-Mo.

 

 Record Video

 

The record options:

  • 720p HD at 30 fps
  • 1080p HD at 30 fps
  • 4K HD at 30 fps
  • 1080p HD at 60 fps

 

A minute of Video will be approximately:

*60 MB with 720p HD at 30 fps (space saver)

*130 MB with 1080p HD at 30 fps (default)

*350 MB with 4k HD at 30 fps (higher resolution)

*175 MB with 1080p HD at 60 fps (smoother)

 

Record Slo-Mo

 

The record Slo-Mo options:

  • 720p HD at 120 fps
  • 1080p HD at 120 fps
  • 720p HD at 240 fps

 

A minute of Video will be approximately:

*230 MB with 720p HD at 120 fps

*350 MB with 1080p HD at 120 fps

*300 MB with 720 HD at 240 fps

 

Save Original Video

  1. On theProgress screen, tap on the Menu.
  2. Tap on theSettings.
  3. Locate theRecord Settings.
  4. To activate this feature, swipe the button towards the right to show green.
  5. To deactivate this feature, swipe towards the left and to show clear.

Save the full-length video recording for all Smart Video Captures.

 

Share Settings

 

The shared player and equipment used when sharing a video.

 

How to update Action Details

  1. On the Progress screen, tap on the Menu.
  2. Tap on the Settings.
  3. Locate the Action Details.
  4. To activate this feature, swipe the button towards the right to show green.
  5. To deactivate this feature, swipe towards the left and to show clear.

 

Smart Feedback Setting

 

The smart feedback setting is the voice feature options of the app.

 

How to update Smart Feedback

  1. On theProgress screen tap on the Menu.
  2. Tap on Settings.
  3. Locate theSmart Feedback.
  4. To activate this feature, swipe the button towards the right to show green.
  5. To deactivate this feature, swipe towards the left and to show clear.

 

How to update Action Chime

  1. On theProgress screen tap on the Menu.
  2. Tap on Settings.
  3. Locate theAction Chime.
  4. To activate this feature, swipe the button towards the right to show green.
  5. To deactivate this feature, swipe towards the left and to show clear.

 

 

Event Marker Setting

Event marker used in Analysis tool.

How to add Customize Markers.

  1. On theProgress screen tap on the Menu.
  2. Tap on Settings.
  3. Locate theCustomize Markers.
  4. Tap the plus sign.
  5. Type the name of the custom marker in the open field.
  6. Tap Add.
  • To move marks, hold Event Marker for two seconds to drag and drop to location.

How to Delete Customize Markers.

  1. On the Progress screen, tap on the Menu.
  2. Tap on the Settings.
  3. Locate the Customize Markers and tap on the line.
  4. Tap on Check Mark.
  5. Tap on selected Event Marker.
  6. Tap on Garbage icon to delete.

Progress Goals

 

Provides the option to turn the goals feature on or off.

    How to update Show Goals

  1. On the Progress screen tap on the Menu.
  2. Tap on the Settings.
  3. Locate the Show Goals.
  4. To activate this feature, swipe the button towards the right to show green.
  5. To deactivate this feature, swipe towards the left and to show clear.

Metric Settings

 

Provides the option control the order of the metric.

 

How to Metric Priority

  1. On theProgress screen tap on the Menu.
  2. Tap on Settings.
  3. Locate theMetric Priority.
  4. Long hold on the menu button to the right of each metric to move up and down.
  5. Release hold once in the desired order.

 

 

Help & Tips

 

The Help section provides additional tools and resources to enhance familiarization with the app. The Help & Tips contains User Guide, App Overview, FAQs, Tech Support, Call Help Desk, Legal, About, What’s New, and Launch Welcome Tour.

 

User Guide

 

Provides links to The Basics, Progress, Menu, Inbox, Training Center, Smart Video Capture, Dashboard, and Video Library.

 

  • The Basics: Detailed guide about getting started.
  • Progress: Detailed guide of the home screen.
  • Menu: Detailed guide about the feature option of the menu.
  • Inbox: Detailed guide about the message feature option.
  • Training Center: Detailed guide to learning about metrics.
  • Smart Video Capture: Detailed guide of how to capture video.
  • Dashboard: Detailed guide of how to view metrics.
  • Video Library: Detailed guide about how to take video with the app.

 

App Overview

 

Links to The Basics, Progress, Menu, Inbox, Training Center, Smart Video Capture, Dashboard, and Video Library.

 

FAQs

 

Provides questions and answers to most common questions.

 

Tech Support

 

The links to Open Support Ticket, Call Help Desk, Reset Sensor, Clear and Reset Sensor, Activate New Sensor and Support Website are visible.

 

 

Call Help Desk

 

Automatically calls the customer support line.

 

 

Legal

 

Provides information on Regulatory, Privacy Policy, and Terms of Use.

 

 

About

 

About is the copyright information about the Blast Golf.

 

 

What’s New

 

A brief description about new features of the app with links for additional information.

 

The following features require a Blast Connect Subscription:

 

  • Coach Mode
  • Video Analysis
  • Video from Cloud
  • Auto Video Upload
  • Three Premium Layout
    • Level 2
    • Level 3
    • Level 4

 

The Launch Welcome Tour

 

A quick tour overview of the feature for baseball to ensure you are all set to successfully utilize the program.

 

 

How to Launch the Welcome Tour

  1. From the Progress screen, tap on the Menu.
  2. Tap on the Help & Tips.
  3. Select on the Launch Welcome Tour.
  4. Follow the screen instructions to navigate through the tour.

 

 

Logout

 

Logging out of the app closes out access to your profile. Tap the Logout button. Menu > Logout.

 


Inbox

The notification messages of the app can be found in the inbox. The inbox will show the cloud sync, available swings ready to download and software updates available.

 

How do I know there is a message available

 

  1. The Inbox icon will show a blue circle on top.

 

 

How to upload offline swings

 

  1. From the Progress screen, tap on the Inbox.
  2. Tap on Offline Swings Ready
  3. Select on your club. Tap on “Next” button on Download Swings screen.
  4. The selected club will continue to show selected. Tap on the “Download Swings” button.
  5. The swings will start to download.

Training Center

The Training Center is your quick resource to help train smarter and get better.  The Training Center starts with a App overview review video to learn how get going quickly.   To learn more, you get look at the How to, Journey, and Metrics Videos.  When you complete the learning, you can start with the Journey, Training Drills, Tips, and Testimonials videos.

 

Get Started

  • App Overview
  • How to Videos
  • Journey Videos
  • Metrics

Get Better

  • Journey – Season 2
  • Training Drills
  • Tips
  • Testimonials

 

 

 

Metrics

 

The Metrics provides the metric definitions and explanations. Select on definitions to see video options. The metrics for Putt:

 

  • Backstroke Length
  • Impact Stroke Speed
  • Backstroke Rotation
  • Backstroke Time
  • Forward Stroke Rotation
  • Forward Stroke Time
  • Lie
  • Loft
  • Rotation Change
  • Tempo
  • Total Stroke Time

 

 

The metrics for Full Swing:

 

  • Backswing Time
  • Blast Factor
  • Downswing Time
  • Efficiency Index
  • Energy Transfer
  • Power Index
  • Swing Speed
  • Swing Tempo
  • Total Swing Time
  • Velocity Direction

 

 

Each metric is broken down into four videos. The videos are what the metric is, why the metric is important, what your metric should be, and how to improve your metric. To view the video on your device you must have a data connection.

 

 

 

 


Smart Video Capture

The Smart Video Capture feature allows you to record, play, and share video of your swings along with the metrics. Blast Golf automatically trims and assigns the video to the appropriate event, which creates the fun highlight video. Thus, the app allows you to take a video and will create a separate highlight video from each swing.  The videos can be immediately found as a thumbnail on the screen and after closing the Smart Video Capture in Video Library. To view the videos, tap the play icon. The replay of the video shows the buildup of metrics during the video. You can also share your clips with others without metrics showing. To share videos, tap the share button and select how you would like to share (Send as text messages and save to camera roll).

 

The video analysis helps in evaluate player and team performance with a Blast Connect subscription. Analyze your swing with video analyze tools.  Markup video with metric overlay record voice feedback and compare two swings. Use the Event Markers to quickly return to certain points in the video. Even record a non-blast video, quickly access the analyze tool, and save in your video library.

How to change players, equipment & sensor (Coach Mode)

 

  1. On the Progress screen tap, on the Smart Video Capture.
  2. Tap on Player or Coach name.
  3. Tap on Player, Equipment or Sensors to view.

 

 

How do I import Video?

 

  1. From the Progress screen, tap on the Smart Video Capture.
  2. Tap on the Camera Role button on the bottom left.
  3. Tap on the desired video thumbnail.
  4. Tap on the Import.
  5. Video is Transferred to Video Library.

 

  • Multiple video can be download at the same time.

 

 

 How to take a video

 

  1. Make sure your sensor is connected.
  2. On the Progress screen, tap on the Smart Video Capture.
  3. Tap on the record button.
  4. Take your swings.
  5. Tap on the record button again to stop.
  6. Go to Video Library to view video.

 

  • Video can be taken in Landscape or Portrait.

 

 

 

How to update Video Guide options

  1. From the Progress screen, tap on the Smart Video Capture.
  2. Tap on the options button (Circle with three dots) on the bottom right.
  3. Tap on Guide.
  4. Select on the Guide option of choice (Off, Grid, Face-On, and Down-Line).

How to set Slow Motion options

  1. From the Progress screen, tap on the Smart Video Capture.
  2. Tap on the options button (Circle with three dots) on the bottom right.
  3. Tap on Slow Motion.
  4. Select on the Slow-Motion option of choice (Off, 720p at 120fps, 1080p at 120fps, and 720p at 240fps).

How to set HD Quality options

  1. From the Progress screen, tap on the Smart Video Capture.
  2. Tap on the options button (Circle with three dots) on the bottom right.
  3. Tap on Quality.
  4. Select on the Quality option of choice (720p at 30fps, 1080p at 30fps, and 4k at 30fps and 1080p at 60fps).

Video Analysis Icons

How to take a video without sensor

  1. On the Progress screen, tap on the Smart Video Capture.
  2. Tap on the record button.
  3. Tap on the red record button to stop.
  4. Thumbnail created on the bottom of the screen.
  5. Tap on Thumbnail to open Video Analysis in Smart Video Capture
  6. Go to Video Library to view video after closing out of Smart Video Capture.

 

How to open the Video Analysis After video

  1. On the Progress screen, tap on the Smart Video Capture.
  2. Tap on the record button.
  3. Tap on the record button again to stop after completion of video.
  4. Tap on Thumbnail of video on bottom of the screen.

 

How to record in the Video Analysis

  1. In the Video Analysis screen, tap on Mic icon.
  2. The icon will change to red to show recording.
  3. Tap on icon again to end recording.
  4. Tap on option to Discard Video Recording or Save and Share.

 

 

How to create the Event Marker

  1. In the Video Analysis screen, tap on Event Marker.
  2. Navigate to desired point in video.
  3. Tap on Event Marker option to tag the event.

 

How to use the Event Marker

  1. In the Video Analysis screen, tap on Event Marker.
  2. Tap on created Event Marker in red.
  3. The video will be forward to desired location.

 

How to Clip Video in Video Analysis

  1. In the Video Analysis screen, tap on the Video Trim feature.
  2. Tap on created Event Marker in red.
  3. The video will be forward to desired location.

 

How to compare video in Video Analysis

  1. In the Video Analysis screen, tap on the Compare feature.
  2. Tap on thumbnail video to compare.
  3. Tap on each video and use the scrub wheel to line up both videos.
  4. Tap on the chain icon to sync the videos.
  5. Tap the play button play the videos.

 

How to share & save Video in Analysis

  1. In the Video Analysis screen, tap on option feature.
  2. Tap on Send to.
  3. Select on an option: Share to Blast Connect, Share as text Message, and Save to Camera Roll.

 

How to share with Blast Connect & save Video in Analysis

  1. In the Video Analysis screen, tap on option feature.
  2. Tap on Send to.
  3. Select on Share to Blast Connect.
  4. Tap on circle next to the player or players to share.
  5. Tap on Tag Tab to use any existing tags.
  6. Tap on circle next to the tags to include.
  7. Add video description or comment on bottom open line.
  8. Tap on the Send to upload video and share.

 

 

How to Delete Video in Analysis

  1. In the Video Analysis screen, tap on option feature.
  2. Tap on Delete.
  3. Select the Delete option: Delete Local Video, Delete Blast Connect Video, and Delete Video from Both Location.

 

How to exit Video Analysis

  1. In the Video Analysis screen, tap on option feature.
  2. Tap on Exit Video Analysis.

 

 

 

 


Dashboard

The Dashboard screen gives viewing options of the metrics. The Dashboard shows the last metric with trending metric information. To review information, tap on the view older actions and scroll left to right. To set the viewing options for all the metrics, use the Dashboard screen shortcuts. On the Dashboard screen, the metrics can be viewed between 1 up, – 6 up, and training layouts. The settings option displays the metric view options, which also shows the top selected metrics. The settings option also manages the clubs and sensor information, along with the smart feedback.

 

How to view all metrics

 

  1. On the Progress screen, tap on the Dashboard.
  2. Tap on number of swing on the top center.
  3. Current day’s swings will appear on the My Swings page.

 

How to view metrics by type

 

  1. On the Progress screen, tap on the Dashboard.
  2. At the top center of the screen, tap on number of swings.
  3. Tap on the type of metric.
  4. The thumbnail list of current metrics will show.

How to change player, equipment & sensor (Coach Mode)

 

  1. On the Progress screen tap, on the Dashboard.
  2. Tap on Player or Coach name.
  3. Tap on Player, Equipment or Sensors to view.

 

How to change metric layout

  1. On the Progress screen, tap on the Dashboard.
  2. Tap on Metric Layout.
  3. Select on the available layout option by tapping on the open circle.
  • Level 1: Drill 1
  • Level 1: Drill 2
  • Level 1: Drill 3
  • Level 2
  • Level 3
  • Level 4
  • 6-Up
  • 5 Up
  • 4 Up
  • 3 Up
  • 2 Up
  • 1 Up
  • 1 Up Graph
  • Circle Graph
  • Bar Graph

 

  • Level 2, Level 3, and Level 4 require a Blast Connect Subscription.

 

 

 

    How to change metric layout order

  1. On the Progress screen tap on the Dashboard.
  2. Tap on Metric Layout.
  3. Tap on Metric Order.
  4. Locate the desired metrics.
  5. Hold down on the menu button to right of each metric to move up and down.
  6. Release hold once in the desired order.

 

How to Start sessions

  1. On the Progressscreen tap on the Dashboard.
  2. Tap on Sessions.
  3. Adding session title, Session Type and notes optional.
  4. Tap on “Start Session” button to start.

 

How to stop a session

 

  1. On the Progressscreen tap on the Dashboard.
  2. Tap on Sessions.
  3. Adding session title, Session Type and notes optional.
  4. Tap on “Stop Session” button to stop.


Video Library

Cloud-stored videos and device stored videos can be found in the Video Library. The Video Library lists how many videos are available. Search by Day, Week, Month, and Year to locate the thumbnails of the videos taken by the app. Also, compare two swings at the same time with stored video on the device.

The video analysis helps in evaluate player and team performance with a Blast Connect subscription. Analyze your swing with video analyze tools.  Markup video with metric overlay record voice feedback and compare two swings. Use the Event Markers to quickly return to certain points in the video. Even record a non-blast video, quickly access the analyze tool, and save in your video library.

 

How to open and play videos

 

  1. From the Progress screen, tap on the Videos.
  2. Once the video is found tap on the thumbnail to open.
  3. Tap on the play icon.

 

How to compare videos

 

  1. On the Progress screen tap on the Video Library.
  2. Once the video is found tap on the thumbnail to open.
  3. Tap on the thumbnail of two videos to view.
  4. Tap on Analyze.
  5. Tap on play button to view videos.

  • Video are auto-synched based on impact.
  • Video must be stored on device to use compare option.
  • Compare video is not available to be shared.

 

How to filter videos

 

    1. On the Progress screen, tap on the Video Library.
    2. Tap on the upside-down pyramid icon.
    3. Tap on circle to the right of for Video Source options, Metrics, and Date range.

 

  • View only video with metric by swiping right on metric option on screen.

 

How to change Metrics view in Video

 

  1. On the Progress screen, tap on the Video Library.
  2. Locate swing with video by Day, Week, Month, and Year.
  3. Once the swing with video is found tap on the thumbnail to open.
  4. Tap on the option.
  5. Tap on Metrics.
  6. Select on option of 4-UP, 3-UP, 2-UP, 1-UP, or Off

How to share video

 

  1. On the Progress screen tap on the Video Library.
  2. Once the video is found tap on the thumbnail to open.
  3. Tap on the option.
  4. Tap on Send to.
  5. Select on upload options (Save to Camera Roll or Send as Text Message).

How to turn off Slow-Mo

 

  1. On the Progress screen, tap on the Video Library.
  2. Locate the video by Day, Week, Month, and Year.
  3. Once the video is found tap on the thumbnail to open.
  4. Tap on the option.
  5. Tap on SLO.
  6. When grayed out the feature is turned off. Tap on SLO again to turn back on.
  • Only available to video stored On My Device.

 

 


Video Analysis

The video analysis helps in evaluate player and team performance with a Blast Connect subscription. Analyze your swing with video analyze tools.  Markup video with metric overlay record voice feedback and compare two swings. Use the Event Markers to quickly return to certain points in the video. Even record a non-blast video, quickly access the analyze tool, and save in your video library.

 

Video Analysis Icons

How to take a video without sensor

  1. On the Progress screen, tap on the Smart Video Capture.
  2. Tap on the record button.
  3. Tap on the red record button to stop.
  4. Thumbnail created on the bottom of the screen.
  5. Tap on Thumbnail to open Video Analysis in Smart Video Capture
  6. Go to Video Library to view video after closing out of Smart Video Capture.

 

How to open the Video Analysis after video

  1. On the Progress screen, tap on the Smart Video Capture.
  2. Tap on the record button.
  3. Tap on the record button again to stop after completion of video.
  4. Tap on Thumbnail of video on bottom of the screen.

 

How to record in the Video Analysis

  1. In the Video Analysis screen, tap on Mic icon.
  2. The icon will change to red to show recording.
  3. Tap on icon again to end recording.
  4. Tap on option to Discard Video Recording or Save and Share.

 

 

How to create the Event Marker

  1. In the Video Analysis screen, tap on Event Marker.
  2. Navigate to desired point in video.
  3. Tap on Event Marker option to tag the event.

 

How to use the Event Marker

  1. In the Video Analysis screen, tap on Event Marker.
  2. Tap on created Event Marker in red.
  3. The video will be forward to desired location.

 

How to Clip Video in Video Analysis

  1. In the Video Analysis screen, tap on the Video Trim feature.
  2. Tap on created Event Marker in red.
  3. The video will be forward to desired location.

 

How to compare video in Video Analysis

  1. In the Video Analysis screen, tap on the Compare feature.
  2. Tap on thumbnail video to compare.
  3. Tap on each video and use the scrub wheel to line up both videos.
  4. Tap on the chain icon to sync the videos.
  5. Tap the play button play the videos.

 

How to share & save Video in Analysis

  1. In the Video Analysis screen, tap on option feature.
  2. Tap on Send to.
  3. Select on an option: Share to Blast Connect, Share as text Message, and Save to Camera Roll.

 

How to share with Blast Connect & save Video in Analysis

  1. In the Video Analysis screen, tap on option feature.
  2. Tap on Send to.
  3. Select on Share to Blast Connect.
  4. Tap on circle next to the player or players to share.
  5. Tap on Tag Tab to use any existing tags.
  6. Tap on circle next to the tags to include.
  7. Add video description or comment on bottom open line.
  8. Tap on the Send to upload video and share.

 

How to Delete Video in Analysis

  1. In the Video Analysis screen, tap on option feature.
  2. Tap on Delete.
  3. Select the Delete option: Delete Local Video, Delete Blast Connect Video, and Delete Video from Both Location.

 

How to exit Video Analysis

  1. In the Video Analysis screen, tap on option feature.
  2. Tap on Exit Video Analysis.