EXOS Launches the EXOS Baseball Academy Powered by Blast Motion Technology
EXOS and Blast Motion come together to provide high school baseball athletes with a cohesive, data driven training experience
(Carlsbad, Calif., August 9, 2017) Blast Motion and EXOS have partnered to provide the EXOS Baseball Academy with real-time swing analytics as part of EXOS’ in-house, sports performance lab, providing coaches and athletes with real-time advanced training insights. The Blast Baseball sensor and Blast Connect services have been integrated into the EXOS training experience and will be provided to attending athletes, allowing them to utilize these services after the event. The Blast solution will be used by the highly skilled Baseball Nation instructors to help athletes visualize their baseball swing and learn how to improve faster. The event will be held on September 23rd and 24th at the EXOS performance training center at Fieldhouse USA in Dallas / Frisco, TX and McKinney Boyd HS in McKinney, TX.
“We’re excited to combine Blast Motion metrics as another feature to our in-house training services, allowing Baseball Nation instructors and attending athletes with an objective, metrics-powered analysis of their swing,” said Chris Dubek, Vice President of Amateur Sports, EXOS. “Through this partnership we’re helping advance the nation’s most highly touted prospects and the best undiscovered talent in the country.”
Blast Baseball is also the Official Bat Sensor Technology of Major League Baseball®. The Blast sensor and mobile app will provide the EXOS Baseball Academy with the industry’s most accurate swing data as proven by the independent Center for Human Performance study. The Blast app has been specially designed to combine video with metrics to enhance swing analysis, allowing coaches to easily replay and review a player’s swings mechanics.
“As part of the EXOS Baseball Academy, Baseball Nation will reward attending athletes with position-specific 5-tool skills training by instructors that have excelled at the highest levels of baseball,” said Ben Montgomery, Vice President of Baseball Operations, Baseball Nation. “By combining our instructors and Blast data with the EXOS training program, we’re providing athletes with powerful and very personalized insights that can help them transform and improve their game.”
To learn more about the EXOS Baseball Academy, please visit: teamexos.com/baseball-academy
EXOS is a leader in the field of human performance, a category it created more than 15 years ago. Today, EXOS employs more than 3,500 people in over 400 locations worldwide. With award-winning facilities, technology, and services, EXOS connects people to the solutions they need and provides individualized plans based on time-tested fundamentals and research in order to help people take control of their health and performance. EXOS is trusted by hundreds of clients, including world champions in sports and one-quarter of Fortune 100 companies, as well as leaders in health care, military, and community organizations. To learn more, visit www.teamexos.com.
About Blast Motion
Based in Carlsbad, California, Blast Motion is defining the future of wearable motion capture technology. By combining the industry’s most complete performance improvement solution and real-time metrics analysis with auto-curated video highlights, Blast Motion has created a contextually rich user experience that enhances the way people capture, analyze, and improve their game. For additional information on Blast Motion, please visit: blastmotion.com
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