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5697791 Apparatus and method for assessment and biofeedback training of body coordination skills critical and ball-strike power and accuracy during athletic activitites  
Devices and methods for the assessment and biofeedback training of coordination skills of a subject critical to maximizing the power and accuracy of athletic ball-strike activities. In preferred...
5694651 Method of position color identification for team sports and system  
A position identification system for use in distinguishing individual team positions to aid in coaching in a multi-player athletic environment including sets of athletic over-vests which utilize...
5688137 Athletic training device  
An athletic training device to keep an athlete's arms or legs in a releasably fixed position adjacent to the athlete's torso. The device is primarily for boxing, but has application in any sport...
5685722 Electronic timing swimmer's goggles  
A swimmer's goggles incorporating an electronic timer and display for displaying the times of a swimmer with a display accessible to a swimmer connected to the goggles. An accelerometer is used to...
5685723 Swimmer's training apparatus  
A training apparatus for improving the performance of a swimmer. In a first aspect of the invention, a propeller rotates about an axis which is aligned with the path of the swimmer. A permanent...
5679004 Myoelectric feedback system  
A system and method is provided for learning, training and rehabilitation in which comparison is made of representative electrical signals produced by both a teacher (12) and a student (14) during...
5673691 Apparatus to control diet and weight using human behavior modification techniques  
In the preferred embodiment, a hand-held computer prepares and monitors a goal-oriented weight, nutrition and exercise control program. Visual and audio prompts tell users when to eat and...
5647747 Mechanized robots for use in instruction, training, and practice in the sport of ice and roller hockey  
The invention comprises one or more electro-mechanical robots in human form designed to resemble hockey player(s). The robots are suspended from a movable overhead track and powered by motorized...
5634439 Bike rider balance belt  
A device to assist someone, such as a parent, in teaching a child to ride a bicycle. The device is a strap to be worn around the child's chest and extending around the back which can be fastened...
5628068 Pitching glove having webbed fingers  
A pitching glove is provided primarily for baseball and softball, in which the ball is thrown as in few other games. The glove has a body and only two fingers, the index and the middle finger,...
5626478 Portable coaching device and method  
The portable coaching device includes a thin, rigid support board having opposed sides and a perimeter. One side is covered with a white coating capable of being written upon with a dry erase...
5605336 Devices and methods for evaluating athletic performance  
The present invention provides for electrical devices and methods for evaluating athletic performance. A shock sensor is attached to an athlete or a suitable target such as a punching bag. When...
5603617 Sports trainer  
A sports trainer by which a user is positioned in front of a full length mirror which reflects the image of the user when performing certain sports activities combined with a television monitor...
5591104 Physical exercise video system  
A physical exercise video system includes a physical exercise machine (22), a video system (24) and an interface module (26). The video system (24) has a computer (28) and a removable cartridge...
5584700 Virtual-reality based flycycle exercise machine  
An exercise machine is used interactively with a video monitor and an audio loudspeaker to create a physical sensation through a 3-D environment. A recumbent exercise bicycle with an attached...
5577981 Virtual reality exercise machine and computer controlled video system  
This invention relates to computer controlled exercise machines and provides the user with a wide variety of interactive exercise options controlled by software. A virtual reality hybrid of...
5573406 Method and system for displaying symbols representing indicia of traits identifying trends for a participant in a boxing event  
A method and system for uniquely identifying indicia of traits of a participant in an event adapted for use in a boxing match. A plurality of predetermined characteristic corresponding to the...
5558519 Method for instruction of golf and the like  
A golf training method in which the player is provided with a source of uniformly spaced-apart beat signals which are discernable by the golfer, either visually or audibly, or both. The golfer is...
5554033 System for human trajectory learning in virtual environments  
In an apparatus and method for teaching motor skills to a human subject, learning by a student is based upon imitation of a teacher's motion. The teacher's motion is sensed by a motion sensing...
5538432 Sensory stimulation system for impaired individuals  
A sensory stimulation system for stimulating a cognitively and/or physically impaired person comprises a rigid, box-like framework adapted to be mounted on a support surface and a rigid,...
5527185 Athletic training device  
An athletic training device comprising a base, an upright supported by the base, and a planar training shape simulative of a human athlete, including head, torso, arms and legs, mounted on said...
5520595 Training device for ice skating jump  
A beam of electromagnetic wave is suspended at an adjustable distance above a floor or an ice surface by a mechanism that generates electromagnetic wave energy and detects that same energy bounced...
5518254 Aid for learning to juggle  
An inclined, flat, surfaced ramp to simplify and accelerate learning to juggle. One or more balls are rolled up and down the ramp rather than tossed freely in the air. Rolling makes the balls move...
5516290 Method and apparatus for playing a board game  
A board game is disclosed wherein a plurality of players are entertained while learning lingo and safety aspects of skateboarding. A game board having a path printed thereon is provided. The...
5509808 Toy toilet training kit  
A toy toilet training system utilizes a kit to teach children toilet skills. The kit includes a doll that receives a fluid, such as water, through a mouth opening and can discharge the fluid from...
5501649 Martial arts training pad and blocking shield  
The invention relates to a combination training pad and blocking shield for use in martial arts training. The pad and blocking shield is portable and has frontal and side strike zones which allow...
5498162 Method for demonstrating a lifting technique  
A method for demonstrating lifting technique includes providing a substantially rectangular box in a first stationary position on a ground surface, inserting a first weight into the box,...
5478239 Dynamic visual acuity training method and apparatus  
An apparatus and method for improving physical coordination and ability to react to moving and stationary objects is disclosed herein. A pair of voltage controlled liquid crystal lenses (14, 16)...
5466156 Device for teaching volleyball hitting techniques  
A device for teaching or instructing a person the proper techniques for hitting a volleyball and breaking his fall when diving head first to hit the volleyball to avoid possible injury. The...
5456648 Reward granting exercise machine  
Method and apparatus for exercise in which a preselected work input to an exercise machine that is associated with an award-granting switch triggers a reward. The input can be a particular rate of...
5429515 Horse riding training apparatus  
The apparatus helps riders to train for horse riding and comprises a body portion and a neck portion. The neck portion is pivotally mounted to the body portion. The apparatus gives accurate...
5430435 Adjustable athletic training system  
An athletic training system includes a position processor which can be mounted on the head of an athlete by means of, for example, a head band. The position processor includes a sensor in the form...
5428846 Batting trainer  
The present invention is concerned with a device for aiding the teaching and training techniques for hitting a baseball accommodating different initial head position and batting style, comprising:...
5419562 Method and apparatus for analyzing movements of an individual  
In method and apparatus for analyzing motion of an individual for a predetermined activity, such as during a golf swing, forces on weight pads supporting the individual's feet are converted to...
5415552 Force reaction and resetting mechanism  
Disclosed is a force reaction and resetting mechanism utilized in contact sports training. The device has a rigid support member, a reaction/resetting mechanism, comprised of a compression element...
5363516 Toilet training device for children  
A toilet training device for children comprising a receptacle for receiving urine from a child, thermally actuated latent image element positioned in the receptacle, the receptacle having an open...
5362289 Martial arts focus training apparatus and wall mount  
Martial arts focus training apparatus comprises a backboard on which boards to be struck and broken by a practitioner are supported on and spaced from the backboard. The backboard may be grasped...
5353449 Toilet training method  
A method for training a child to urinate in the toilet. A chromotrophic indicator is added to the toilet water to provide an aqueous chromotrophic indicator in the toilet bowl. The user urinates...
5344323 Teaching recognition of body movement errors in dancing  
A teaching device for indicating in real time the movement of a selected part of a person's body beyond a desired boundary limit is provided, as well as a method for teaching a person to control...
5338204 Method and apparatus for bicycle riding instruction  
An apparatus and method for bicycle riding instruction includes at least two auxiliary wheels mounted to the bicycle and movable between a first, lowered position and a second, raised position and...
5334027 Big game fish training and exercise device and method  
A simulator that imitates the fighting action of a hooked fish such that it takes line at varying speeds and torques, or at a fixed speed or torque. The simulator can be used for training,...
5312258 Dry land snowboard training device  
A dry land snowboard training device is presented for simulating the balance and movement of a conventional snowboard on dry land, and in particular the balance and movement of a conventional...
5300921 Athletic training system  
A position processor can be mounted on the head of an athlete by means of, for example, a head band. The position processor includes a sensor in the form of a twelve position mercury switch for...
5282749 Method and apparatus for teaching children how to fold clothes and other objects  
Children's clothing with matching decorative indicia for teaching relatively young children how to fold their clothing are disclosed. Either matching pair of decorative illustrations, such as...
5263866 Game board apparatus  
A portable game board structure is arranged to provide for coaches and the like to illustrate various plays and examples relative to a game playing situation. The game board includes a rigid...
5261821 Training device for martial arts  
A martial arts striking device comprising an impact section having a plurality of rods to define a generally cylindrical configuration. The rods are supported by cap sections disposed at opposite...
5256069 Boxing dummy apparatus  
A boxing dummy is arranged for wall and floor mounting having a torso, with the torso including appendages directed forwardly of the torso, and a head member spring mounted to the torso portion in...
5249967 Sports technique video training device  
A video training device and method for enabling a student athlete to closely pattern his dynamic technique after that of a recognized master. The exemplary device includes a pair of video cameras...
5240417 System and method for bicycle riding simulation  
A system for simulating bicycle riding which incorporates a conventionally-appearing bicycle physically maneuverable by a system user. Front and rear bicycle wheels are provided solely for visual...
5232368 Martial arts training approach box  
A martial arts training focus box comprising a resilient strike board with pile fabric material affixed to the side edges and a perimeter portion of the front surface thereof. Four wedge-shaped...