Taking The Handcuffs Off

PITTSBURGH(1 min read) In Part 8 (and the final installment) of “How Technology Unlocked My True Potential At The Plate” at the 2017 American Baseball Coaches Association Convention in Anaheim, Calif., Master Hitting Instructor Dan Koosed of Pro Swing Rx explains how to use bat sensors such as SwingTracker to create higher exit velocities and elevated launch angles with your swing.

“Give the players the information. Take the handcuffs off and let them see what they can do. And you will reap the rewards with numbers in the ‘W’ column.” – Dan Koosed

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Launch Angle & Exit Velocity: Before And After

PITTSBURGH(1 min read) In Part 5 of “How Technology Unlocked My True Potential At The Plate” at the 2017 American Baseball Coaches Association Convention, Pro Swing Rx Master Hitting Instructor Dan Koosed continues his look at different case studies showing the before & after effects of teaching a swing that lends itself to a higher launch angle along with a larger exit velocity.

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The Physics Behind The Results

PITTSBURGH(5 min. read) As part of their presentation “How Technology Unlocked My True Potential At The Plate” from the 2017 American Baseball Coaches Association Convention, Diamond Kinetics co-founder and Professor of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Buddy Clark, in conjunction with Master Hitting Instructor Dan Koosed of Pro Swing Rx in Anaheim, Calif., discussed how and why exit velocity and launch angle are so important, relative to hitting success.

In the clip above (Part 3 of our series), Dr. Clark tells us the physics behind the results and why physics dictate that certain launch angles allow for a certain amount of ball travel distance, relative to exit velocity.

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Two-Time CWS Champion Oregon State Becomes Diamond Kinetics Premier Collegiate Partner

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PITTSBURGH(2 min read) Diamond Kinetics is very pleased to welcome two-time College World Series Champion & consensus 2017 preseason Top 10 team Oregon State as our newest Premier Collegiate Partner, powered by SwingTracker.

Under the guidance of four-time Pac-12 Coach of the Year Pat Casey, the Beavers have won nearly 800 games including four CWS appearances and 10 NCAA postseason appearances, highlighted by back-to-back National Championships in 2006 and 2007.

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Coastal Carolina Becomes Diamond Kinetics’ Third Premier Collegiate Partner

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PITTSBURGH(2 min read) Diamond Kinetics is proud to welcome the 2016 College World Series National Champion Coastal Carolina Chanticleers as the third Premier Collegiate Partner powered by Diamond Kinetics and SwingTracker.

Led by eight-time Big South Coach of the Year Gary Gilmore, Coastal Carolina finished last season with a 55-18 record, capped off by a dramatic 4-3 win over the Arizona Wildcats in the deciding Game 3 of the CWS. The Chanticleers won all six elimination games they faced on their way to the 2016 title.

“We are extremely excited to partner with Diamond Kinetics,” Gilmore said. “Their products are cutting edge and will help us immensely. As a program that thrives on player development, this product will help us improve and take our training to another level.”

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