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The Rise Of Soccer By Women And Girls

The Women’s Football BOOM!

The Women’s Football BOOM!

Football around the globe has never been more popular and much on the rise in soccer participation numbers can be attributed to women. The amount of female players registering to play football here in the United States coincides with the US Soccer National Team and their success as World Cup and Olympic tournament champions. Clubline Football put together an infographic that breaks down the some of the reasons behind this phenomenal growth worldwide for the Sports Techie community blog readers and followers. The downside to the booming increase in popularity for ladies is the lingering story about inequality in pay compared to men...

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Pyramid of Success By Coach John Wooden Digital Learning Course

Coach John Wooden’s Pyramid of Success

Coach John Wooden’s Pyramid of Success book and his life teachings are now available in a 10-module course. The family of the former UCLA basketball coaching legend did their due diligence and decided to partner with SUCCESS Academy to make it so. The launch in November, 2016 of the digital learning course allows college hoops fans all over the world to learn from this adored and respected sports figure responsible for a record 10 NCAA men’s championships...

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Ohio University Online Master in Coaching Education infographic: The Evolving Modern Professional Athlete.

New Motion-Tracking Tech Allows NBA Fans to See Players Like Never Before.

New Motion-Tracking Tech Allows NBA Fans to See Players Like Never Before.

With the Rio 2016 Olympics at a close and the Paralympics underway, there were many exciting stories to come out of this year’s events including those with a sports technology focus, yet none received as much media attention as 12-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte and his three USA Swimming teammates involvement in the gas station fiasco down in Brazil which came to light after a video was revealed catching them all in a cover up lie. Hope Solo was suspended by US Soccer from the women’s national team after critical remarks she made after a semifinals soccer loss to team Sweden in Rio...

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New Paralympix Game Where You Compete For The Paralympians At Rio 2016

New Paralympix Game

New Paralympix Game Where You Compete For The Paralympians At Rio 2016 - Sports Techie blog.

New Paralympix Game Where You Compete For The Paralympians At Rio 2016 – Sports Techie blog.

The 2016 Paralympic opening ceremony is today just in time to play the Paralympic-themed game, the Paralympix. The video game was designed by a digital agency based in Manchester named Mobedia. The Sports Techie community blog welcomes them sharing their interactive gaming fun so we can share it with our global followers and readers. The retro pixelated design for the game (hence the name) where you can race on the track as a Paralympian is a hoot and you can track your top time on the leaderboard as well as donate to the British Paralympic Association (BPA.)  Get started now.

New Paralympix Game

New Paralympix Game

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Sports tech does not have to cost a ton of money or be used by only pro...

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Rio 2016 Olympic Sports Trends Content

Infographic: Explore 2016 Olympic Sports Trends, Via Shutterstock.

Find out what sports and words before the summer Olympics were trending around the world for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in the Shutterstock Infographic: Explore 2016 Olympic Sports Trends. I was on vacation in Banff, Canada last week enjoying the CBC real-time broadcast and did not have the time to publish this sport tech infused data because I was whitewater rafting on the Bow River exactly where some of “The Revenant,”movie was filmed, and canoeing on glacier fed Lake Louise with Jessica, my sweetheart. The #Rio2106 Olympics held their closing ceremony and past on the Olympic Torch to Tokyo 2020, Japan...

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Halo Neuroscience Rio Olympics Partnerships

Olympians Train With Halo Sport To Prepare For Rio 2016

Olympians Train With Halo Sport To Prepare For Rio 2016

Halo Sport neuropriming headset by Halo Neuroscience now has summer Olympic athletes from a variety of countries training with the novel sports tech product joining NFL, NBA, MLB teams along with the US Ski Team and elite training facilities across the nation looking for a competitive edge other competitors, teams and NGB’s are not using yet to improve performance...

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ForceDecks Sports Tech By NMP Technologies EIS Official Supplier

ForceDecks Sports Tech By NMP Technologies EIS Official Supplier - Sports Techie blog

ForceDecks Sports Tech By NMP Technologies EIS Official Supplier – Sports Techie blog

ForceDecks Sports Tech By NMP Technologies EIS Official Supplier

The sports tech athlete performance monitoring system ForceDecks was today named an official supplier of the English Institute of Sport (EIS). ForceDecks created by NMP (Neuromuscular Performance) Technologies developed impactful force-platform technology in their laboratory then unleashed their product onto the training ground for top sport teams, training centers and now the EIS. The pioneering company was also shortlisted as Best New Concept at the upcoming 2016 Sports Technology Awards...

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Halo Sport Is The First Neurotechnology Of Its Kind Designed For Athletes

Announcing Halo Sport: Neurotechnology for Athletes

Announcing Halo Sport: Neurotechnology for Athletes

Halo Sport Is The First Neurotechnology Of Its Kind Designed For Athletes

Halo Neuroscience developed a new neuropriming headset because neurostimulation is the next area of focus with sport and technology. The Sports Techie community blog chatted with CEO and Founder, Daniel Chao, about their revolutionary tech invention, Halo Sport. It looks like headphones, but it’s touted as “the first neurotechnology of its kind for athletes.” It uses pulses of energy to “prime” the brain and motor cortex for optimum physical performance enabling athletes to achieve more out of their training and practices. I was able to look at preliminary data on the benefits of using the product...

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Doped: The Dirty Side of Sports EPIX Original Documentary Sports Techie Blog Chat

Doped: The Dirty Side of Sports EPIX Original Documentary Sports Techie Blog Chat.

Doped: The Dirty Side of Sports EPIX Original Documentary Sports Techie Blog Chat.

Doped: The Dirty Side of Sports EPIX Original Documentary Sports Techie Blog Chat

Doped: The Dirty Side of Sports is an EPIX Original Documentary that seeks to uncover the dark reality of banned substance testing. The Sports Techie blog chatted with Doped Director, Andrew J. Muscato, about this topic, the agencies involved and the technological advancements that are available to test professional and amateur athletes that are not always used because of excuses such as testing costs and inexact science for billion dollar generating global sports leagues, federations and associations...

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Team USA Wrestling Olympic Legends Of The Mat

Team USA Wrestling Olympic Legends Of The Mat

Infographic about US Olympic Wrestling Legends

Infographic About US Olympic Wrestling Legends

You might know the names of the Olympic wrestling greats, but before the medals and accolades, they had to put in years of work. Many of the greats had to overcome difficulties early in life, struggles that developed the tenacity and toughness that ultimately fueled their success on the mat. The Sports Techie blog loves these kinds of stories that inspire others in the sport, fans and family alike. Check out the following infographic for a look at some of the greatest American wrestlers the sport has ever known. While the sports technology component may be missing to some, I believe tech allows modern-day wrestlers the digital ability to share across social media platforms with each fan.

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