Andrew Putnam’s Success on the Tour

2017-04-10T12:19:07+00:00 April 10th, 2017|

Andrew Putnam is a 28-year-old professional golfer whose game is on the rise. During his climb up the ladder of professional golf, the current Tour money leader reveals how he has been training with Blast to help with both his mental and physical approach to the game Putnam has been a professional golfer since 2011 and so [...]

Quality At-Bats with USD Coach Brad Marcelino

2017-05-18T14:26:42+00:00 April 5th, 2017|

As the Assistant Baseball Coach at the University of San Diego and a longtime director of youth baseball development, Brad Marcelino is making his mark on both the Southern California and national baseball scenes. This spring is Marcelino’s sixth season with the 19th ranked Toreros, where he serves as the Hitting Coach, Outfield Coach, and Base Running [...]

Blast Motion Approved for In-Game Use

2017-05-18T14:27:22+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|

Blast Technology Approved for In-Game Use With the baseball season opening day upon us and the recent launch of the Blast Baseball 360 next gen app, it’s time to play ball! In 2016, Blast became the Official Bat Sensor Technology of Major League Baseball and for the 2017 season, we have been approved for in-game [...]

The Next Generation of Blast Baseball 360

2017-05-18T14:25:07+00:00 March 10th, 2017|

At Blast, we know the daily drive to improve starts with the right tools. We recently launched the next generation Blast Baseball 360 app (available in the App Store and Google Play), giving players and coaches a new toolkit to train smarter and get better. The update brings a very different look and feel to the app. Our own [...]

Putting Consistency and Confidence with Champions Tour Pro, Jeff Sluman

2017-05-18T14:27:52+00:00 December 1st, 2016|

Any golfer will tell you, putting isn’t easy. In fact, it’s almost a game within the game of golf. Success in putting consistency can elude even the most experienced golfers – including the pros. Just ask Champions Tour Pro, Jeff Sluman.   Decorated Pro. Improving Putter. Sluman, the 59-year-old veteran golfer, has collected six PGA [...]

Attacking Bat Path Angle with John Peabody

2017-05-18T14:28:21+00:00 November 21st, 2016|

We recently sat down with  John Peabody to talk about bat path angle, its importance to successful hitting, and much more. As a former minor league baseball player and the current director of Peabody Baseball, John Peabody is a highly respected and sought-after hitting coach. Peabody works with hitters of all ages and levels – [...]

Building Efficient Swings with Time to Contact

2016-12-13T10:09:53+00:00 November 2nd, 2016|

When coaching and developing young baseball players, metrics like time to contact can play a prominent role in improving a player's swing efficiency. To discuss the ins and outs of an efficient baseball swing, we sat down with veteran coach and hitting instructor Rick Strickland. In addition to overseeing Sandlot Elite Baseball in St. Louis, [...]

Blast Baseball 360 Is The Most Accurate Baseball Sensor On The Market

2017-05-18T14:26:09+00:00 October 27th, 2016|

Blast Motion recently took part in a third-party validation test to verify its accuracy against the top two baseball swing sensor competitors on the market: Diamond Kinetics and Zepp. The results from The Center for Human Performance are in. And they confirm the earlier findings: • Blast’s swing sensor is the most accurate baseball sensor [...]

With Your Putting Stroke, Timing Really IS Everything

2016-10-27T21:28:22+00:00 October 17th, 2016|

It has been said that in life, timing is everything. And if you’re a golfer, you know that this is especially true when it comes to your golf swing – particularly when it comes to your putting stroke. But just what is timing all about in golf, exactly? And why is it so important to [...]

Baseball Swing Speed

2016-11-02T15:40:42+00:00 October 17th, 2016|

We recently sat down with Blast Baseball Manager Justin Goltz and Blast Motion Lead Biomechanist/Algorithm Developer Patrick Cherveny to take an illuminating and in-depth look at a valuable and often misunderstood metric – softball and baseball bat swing speed. As softball and baseball organizations of all levels continue to dive deeper into data analysis, swing [...]