PROGRAM 15, the Official Global Grassroots Player Identification and Development Program for New Balance Baseball, selects Motus Global, the world leader in advanced biomechanics analysis delivering solutions to athletes, as the exclusive full body athletic assessment, throwing metrics, and data provider for The New Balance Baseball Future Stars Series.
PROGRAM 15 continues to push the game of baseball, and it’s amateur athletes into new territories through innovation by partnering with Motus Global as the official full body athletic assessment, throwing metrics, and data provider for the New Balance Future Stars Series Combines and Tournaments.
Led by PROGRAM 15’s National Staff of former Major League and professional players, scouts, and coaches, Future Stars Series Regional Training and Evaluation Combines have garnered a reputation as one of the most comprehensive amateur baseball player identification and development experiences available.
With this new partnership, Motus Global will be present at all invite-only Combines for player evaluation and development feedback/planning. Utilizing Motus Global’s cutting edge and innovative motusONE™ – a wearable, clinical-grade movement assessment platform for sports performance that uses a wireless multi-sensor network connected via Bluetooth to an iOS device, giving the freedom to perform assessments on the field.
Players attending invite-only Future Stars Series combines will receive a baseline athletic assessment to help them understand and develop themselves physically. Motus Global will also have their training and evaluation products made available to all partner programs and P15 training centers.
“Motus is excited to partner with Program 15 and the Future Stars series. Our technology on some of the best young players is going to create great opportunities to help these talented players improve performance and reduce the risk of injury,” Motus Global VP Sales and Marketing Bryan Goelz said. “Our groundbreaking, lab-accurate motion analysis, will give players, coaches, and parents access to data they’ve never had before. We can’t wait to see what Program 15 can do with our tech!”
PROGRAM 15 Founder, CEO and President of Baseball Operations for The New Balance Baseball Future Stars Series, Jeremy Booth, says, “Motus Global is a very progressive group that has taken athletic evaluation and development to a level of cognitive processing and implementation for growth. Their focus on injury prevention is intense and driven which has lead to them being a very aggressive leader in their field. They align perfectly with our approach here to develop the stars of tomorrow and I’m excited to have them with us to Change the Game.”
The Future Stars Series is the global initiative between New Balance and Program 15 to elevate the game of baseball by providing amateur baseball players across all economic levels an opportunity to reach their full potential through the training, development, and guidance of former MLB players, scouts, and coaches.
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ABOUT PROGRAM 15:
PROGRAM 15 boasts a faculty and staff that includes multiple Major League All-Stars and World Series veterans responsible for executing the New Balance Baseball Future Stars Series, an initiative between the two organizations to elevate the game of baseball by providing amateur players across all economic levels an opportunity to reach their full potential through the training, development, and guidance of former MLB players, scouts, and coaches. For more information on Program15 and the Future Stars Series, visit www.futurestarsseries.com or @program15bb and @ftrstarsseries on twitter.
ABOUT MOTUS GLOBAL:
Motus Global is a leading human performance and biomechanics company delivering technology to help maximize performance and reduce the risk of injury in athletics and the workplace. Motus combines innovative wearable technology with groundbreaking 3D movement and performance analytics software to help athletes, coaches, trainers, employers and medical professionals in the lab and on the field. Recognized as one of the Most Innovative Companies in sports, Motus has one of the most comprehensive database of athletic motion and was the first-ever technology approved to be used in-game by Major League Baseball.
ABOUT NEW BALANCE:
New Balance, headquartered in Boston, MA has the following mission: Demonstrating responsible leadership, we build global brands that athletes are proud to wear, associates are proud to create and communities are proud to host. New Balance is the only major company to make or assemble more than 4 million pairs of athletic footwear per year in the USA, which represents a limited portion of our US sales. Where the domestic value is at least 70%, we label our shoes Made in the USA. New Balance owns five factories in New England and one in Flimby, U.K. New Balance employs more than 5,000 associates around the globe, and in 2015 reported worldwide sales of $3.72 billion. To learn more about New Balance, please visit www.newbalance.com and for the latest press information please visit http://newbalance.newsmarket.com. Keep up-to-date with all of the latest New Balance news on Twitter @NewBalance and newbalance on Facebook.