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D-BAT Video Analysis
COVID-19

Customer Story: New Video App Helps D-BAT Keep Training

D-BAT is one of the top indoor baseball and softball training franchises in the country, aiming to provide quality teaching environments and high quality instruction for athletes of all ages, from little league to the pros. When their franchise locations temporarily closed due to COVID-19, Upper Hand understood the importance of continuing to provide quality training to athletes, and immediately began working on a solution for the business.

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Upper Hand video analysis tools for hockey goaltenders
Technology

How Technology Is Giving Hockey Goalies the Upper Hand

During games, Geiger holds an iPad and charts every save, goal, wide shot and puck handled by the goalies. During postgame video review, the goalies add more context, such as where the shot was taken and what kind of shot it was—a backhand or wrister, for example. All of these tags help compile an automatic playlist of video clips via the Upper Hand platform.

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Fitness software for billing and studio management
Business Growth

5 Signs it’s Time to Switch Fitness Software Platforms

For owners and operators of fitness studios, clubs, and gyms, having a flexible fitness software to manage daily operations is imperative to driving growth. A great gym and fitness management software should relieve you of tedious administrative work and provide an integrated way to manage all aspects of your business. Here are four signs that you should look into finding a new software for your fitness studio.

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Business Growth

How to Effectively Leverage Mobile Apps for Event Planning

Event technology has dramatically improved the overall attendee experience by simplifying registration and driving engagement. According to a recent report, nearly 50 percent of all event attendees adopt a mobile app and perform 34 engagements on average with it throughout the course of the event. And with 87 percent of time — three hours per day — spent in mobile apps, it’s evident that to find success, you need to be meeting attendees where they are; on their mobile devices.

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Client Empowerment

An Overview for Tracking and Using NPS in the Sports and Fitness Industry

If you are the owner of a sports training facility, yoga studio, or other business in the sports and fitness industry, then no doubt you understand the importance of maintaining a good reputation among your customer base. However, you may wonder how you can best determine the overall level of customer satisfaction with your service, and how to act on that information. Net Promoter Score (also known as NPS) can provide a key piece to that puzzle.

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Technology

New Apps, Wearables and VR: How Gamification has Transformed Fitness

Recently, the fitness industry has begun to capitalize on the widespread love for competition-based games, and fitness gamification creatively infuses the popular elements of competitive video games into workouts. With new apps, wearables, and virtual reality, gamification has allowed fitness to tap into new consumer markets and increase fitness activity.

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Technology

Good or Bad? The Impact of Sports Replay on Fan Experience

In today’s modern age, the sports and tech world are integrating at unprecedented rates. Fan experience is being shaped by new innovations in tech, and the presence of new technology has undeniably improved the sports industry. New video review capabilities, however, have been met with controversy. 

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