University of Florida Softball Selects Blast Motion for Player Development and Recruiting Solution
SAN MARCOS, Calif. (December 1, 2022) – Blast Motion, the leader in swing analysis and data-driven hitting improvement, today announced the University of Florida has selected Blast as the program’s Swing Analyzer (sensor) to provide player development, hitting, and recruiting insights for its softball program. The Blast Softball swing analyzer and team services are used daily by Florida Softball to assist the coaching staff in the development of each athlete.
“We are ecstatic about the opportunity to work with Blast Motion. The data that we will be able to capture and analyze using their products will give our analytics staff and our coaches valuable information that we can utilize to make an impact with our players.” said University of Florida Softball Head Coach Tim Walton. “Blast’s sensor technology will allow us to communicate more effectively through the use of the data that is collected and visibly displayed to our hitters.”
The Blast sensor, mobile app, and team solution combine the industry’s most accurate swing data which is automatically synced with auto-clipped video to simplify and enhance swing analysis, allowing coaches to easily replay and review a player’s swing mechanics. Blast’s technology will help Florida Softball coaches evaluate and improve player hitting through real-time swing analytics, side-by-side swing comparisons, 3D Swing Tracer visualizations, team reports, and much more.
“We’re excited to collaborate with one of the top softball programs in the country and legendary coach Tim Walton to help Florida Softball further enhance its player development program,” said Blast Motion baseball and softball Sr. Sales Channel Manager Matt Tanner. “Florida Softball has a long history of producing some of the best softball players in the country, and we look forward to helping the Gators continue that winning streak.”
Earlier this year, Blast also signed Florida Softball’s NFCA National Freshman of the Year (2016), SEC Freshman of the Year (2016), SEC Player of the Year (2018), 3-time First Team All-American (2017–2019), First Team All-SEC (2016–2019), and former Gators coach Amanda Lorenz to its team of Blast influencers.
Blast’s powerful swing improvement solutions provide swing analysis, performance insights, and training content that push the limits of player development. Powered by the #1 Swing Analyzer in the game, Blast Softball is trusted by more pro, college, elite travel ball and academy teams, coaches, and players than any other solution. With over 250 million swings analyzed, Blast is continually improving its solutions to deliver the best player performance results for every level of play.
About Blast Motion
Based in San Marcos, California, Blast Motion is an information company that provides motion analysis and performance insights. By intelligently combining the biomechanics of movement with sensor data, video capture technology, and cloud-based software services, Blast has redefined the way people coach, recruit, train, analyze, and improve their game. For additional information, please visit https://blastmotion.com/ and follow Blast on social media (Baseball: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok; Softball: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok; Golf: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok; All Sports: YouTube, LinkedIn).
About University of Florida Softball
The Florida Gators Softball team represents the University of Florida and compete in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) and the Southeastern Conference (SEC), led by head coach Tim Walton. In the 26-year history of the Florida Softball program, the team has won 2 Women’s College World Series (WCWS) national championships, 9 SEC regular season championships, 5 SEC tournament championships, and have made 11 WCWS appearances.