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9039547 Personal sports simulation robot  
A sports simulation robot for playing games and drills on a standard court or field during which the robot will simulate the competitive play of a human opponent with specific playing...
9033828 Mechanical baseball tee  
A ball hitting training device for batting practice including a stand, a moveable ball holder supported by the stand, and an electronic controller. The electronic controller can move the ball...
9022016 Football throwing machine  
A football passing machine is configured to eject a prolate-spheroid-shaped football. The football passing machine includes a frame member, an adjustable launch surface mounted to the frame...
9022884 Leg drive measuring and training apparatus for baseball and softball pitchers  
An apparatus for measuring a baseball and softball pitcher's “leg drive” for training and coaching purposes and for developing a strong leg drive. The apparatus includes a lower ground engaging...
9011278 Barrier support structure  
The present invention provides for the first time a barrier support structure comprising at least one removable closed-loop resilient coilable frame having a perimeter. The removable closed-loop...
8992348 Training device, system and method for improving a baseball player's swing of a baseball bat  
A swing training device has an upright vertical support which is height-adjustable and multiple training attachments for working on a batter's different skill sets. The attachments include a...
8979681 Methods and apparatus for batting tee having rapid return  
Methods and apparatus for a batting tee having a base removably matable to a post that includes a pivot mechanism including a pivot point located between axially aligned first and second springs...
8974324 Dual-purpose baseball hitting trainer  
A baseball hitting trainer comprises a supportive cup, an upper pipe, a lower pipe, an upper sleeve, a lower sleeve, an resilient piece connected between the upper sleeve and the lower sleeve, a...
8968121 Cuff-based athletic training device  
An athletic training device for enabling and teaching proper athletic movements while executing various athletic exercises. Particularly, the present disclosure relates to an athletic training...
8905867 Batting tee system for bat-and-ball games  
A batting tee system includes a batting tee assembly that may be used with conventional balls or with the ball described as an embodiment of the present invention. Optionally, the batting tee...
8900075 Method and apparatus for hitting a ball  
A hitting apparatus is provided, including a supporting unit, at least a linking unit, and an attaching device. The apparatus includes foldable supporting legs, an adjustable supporting rod, an...
8894513 Overhand throwing training system and method  
Systems and methods for training and improving overhand throwing. A first embodiment of a system includes at least one upper arm that extends from a central body. A pathway marked by indicia...
8882613 System for capturing tennis match data  
The present invention relates to a system and a method for gathering ball game data and in particular tennis match data in real time. To this end the system comprises a hands-free voice receiving...
8876638 Real time pitch classification  
A method for performing pitch classification includes receiving, at a computing device, one or more pitch properties corresponding to a ball thrown by a pitcher. Pitcher information corresponding...
8833355 Pneumatic tire for throwing machine  
Embodiments of systems, apparatuses, articles, methods, and tires for throwing machines are generally described herein. Other embodiments may be described and claimed.
8821324 Adjustable base assembly and method of using same  
An adjustable base assembly (10) having a base connector (30) and a base mounting platform (14) with a mating base connector (32) releasably connectable with the base connector (30) with a...
8753233 Swing trainer  
The present invention provides for the first time a swing trainer having a sheath with a core end and a protective end, the core end of the sheath has a cover attached.
8747259 Wind resistant practice cage with opening and alternative closures  
A batting or ball practice cage has one or more frame members with a net attached over the frame. Frame members may be assembled having springs or elbows at the corner. A pitching machine may be...
8740731 Training device and method of using the same  
A training device includes a plate assembly pivotally connected to a support member. The plate assembly includes an angled top plate that is removably mounted onto a flat balance plate. The...
8707942 Rotary wheel for ball pitching machine  
A rotary wheel for a ball pitching machine includes a wheel body and a resilient member engaged on an outer periphery of the wheel body. A shaft hole is provided in the wheel body for receiving a...
8708843 Ball training system for pitchers  
A ball training system for pitchers for effectively improving the pitching abilities of a baseball or softball pitcher. The ball training system for pitchers generally includes a ball training...
8672781 Apparatus and method for training a baseball pitcher  
The disclosure relates to a baseball pitcher training apparatus for training a pitcher in controlling his lower and upper body portions in the movement sequence of the human body associated with...
8668602 Athletic swinging training system, method, and apparatus  
A method for training a user to swing a member at a moving target. The method comprises receiving in an area proximate the member a target object projected along a free space path toward the area....
8662974 Baseball videogame having pitching meter, hero mode and user customization features  
A sports videogame such as a baseball videogame allows a user to control the release time of a pitch in order to control the timing of a break on the pitched ball. Other implementations of a...
8663035 Rocket toss  
A ball launching apparatus for batting practice having a ramp allowing an operator to propel a baseball or softball along the ramp such that it becomes airborne and may be batted by a batter. A...
8651981 Protective screen  
A pitching screen which provides a support structure having an arcuate support element which defines the boundary of the pitching screen and about which a ball can be pitched toward a pitching target.
8574090 Foot anchor for golf  
A rotating foot anchor comprises a base, a pivot pin, and a spring strap. The foot of a user is placed on the base and beneath the spring strap. The foot anchor provides smooth rotation of the...
8574101 Training device to enhance hand-eye coordination  
A training device to enhance hand-eye coordination includes an illumination device for determining the proper time for an individual to strike a ball and to collect practice information for later...
8568256 Method and apparatus for increasing visual performance of athletes  
A method and apparatus for increasing the visual performance of athletes. For example, a baseball hitter is taught to recognize the spin of a thrown baseball and thus become a better hitter. A...
8535178 Batting tee system for bat-and-ball games  
A batting tee system includes a batting tee assembly that may be used with conventional balls or with the ball described as an embodiment of the present invention. Optionally, the batting tee...
8512171 Batter training apparatus and method  
A batter training apparatus and method for training batters to attain optimal biomechanics for most effectively hitting a ball, with a proper rotation of a batter's hips and proper follow through...
8512170 Ball markings for rotation training  
Balls are provided to train someone to throw with proper rotation. A marking is positioned on the ball to enhance viewing of rotation. The marking is in a contrasting color than the rest of the...
8506427 Sports throwing training device  
A sports training device is worn by the trainee for developing skill and minimizing risk of injury in pitching, passing, swinging, kicking, and other such sports-related body movements. An...
8496545 Wind resistant practice cage and pitching machine for attachment  
A batting or ball practice cage has one or more frame members with a net attached over the frame. Frame members may be assembled having springs or elbows at the corner. A pitching machine may be...
8460132 Softball training device and method of using the same  
A softball training device includes a plate assembly pivotally connected to a support member. The plate assembly includes a flat, circular balance plate and a downwardly protruding kick stand...
8439774 Pitching movement training device  
A pitching movement training device includes a ball, a plurality of pegs selectively secured at predetermined locations about the surface of the ball, and at least one band secured between...
8425352 Mechanical baseball tee  
A hitting training aid is provided, such as a mechanical tee for batting practice. The mechanical tee may present a ball to a batter at various heights, positions, speeds, and angles to simulate...
8414429 Adjustable height and position batting tee  
An adjustable position batting tee comprising a base, where the base rests upon the ground; a central tube rising vertically from the base; a rotatable collar that wraps around the central tube,...
8388471 Pitching screen  
A pitching screen which provides a first pitching lane and a second pitching lane in a single pitching screen configuration to allow both left-handed pitchers and right-handed pitchers to pitch...
8381709 Arm pitching machine having a lead timing arm  
A pitching machine for pitching a ball to a batter positioned in a first batting location. The pitching machine including a frame, a drive assembly coupled to the frame, a pitching arm and a lead...
8348276 Detecting contacts during sporting activities etc  
A method and an apparatus are described for determining parameters of a contact between bodies occurring within an activity. A digital camera directed towards a target area during the activity...
8337337 Hitting device  
The present invention provides for the first time a hitting device having a plural ended pedestal. The plural ended pedestal includes at least one end having a pedestal for supporting objects and...
8333671 Reciprocating ball sports trainer  
A reciprocating ball sports trainer for improving an individual's ability to properly strike a ball. A ball is affixed to the top of flexible supports, allowing the ball to move in an arc once it...
8333670 System for pitching of baseball  
The present invention is a system for pitching of baseball or softball to enjoy virtual game, the system includes a pitching room having a mound from which a player will throw a ball and a home...
8292761 Training device and method for guiding a ball throwing movement  
A training device guides the throwing arm of a person in a ball throwing movement in a forward throwing direction. The training device comprises a base arranged to be supported on the ground, an...
8292709 Sports game apparatus and method  
There is described an apparatus for a sports game involving movement of a projectile, the apparatus comprising impact sensors for detecting impacts by a player of the sport game or the projectile,...
8287405 Batting machine  
The Batting Machine is a device used during baseball practice to help players develop a level and more powerful swing. It is composed of a batting post with an attached target pad which is...
8287404 Programmable ball throwing apparatus  
The present invention includes programs, devices and methods for a programmable ball throwing machine that is able to eject balls to preset, programmed or manually-selected positions with...
8262517 Sensor based tennis serve training apparatus  
A sensor based tennis serve training apparatus includes a stand, a ball tosser coupled to said stand, an optical marker coupled to said stand and in electronic communications with said ball...
8246497 Throwing object  
A throwing object that includes a multi-sided member that includes a top and a peripheral sidewall integral with the top. The top and peripheral sidewall together form a cap-shaped member that is...

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