Artificial Intelligence moves into sports coaching

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AI coach helps athletes The app helps athletes with form and mechanics issues.NEW YORK – Whether it’s because of an injury, or they’re not having fun anymore, the journey of playing sports for most kids comes to an end at the age of 14. That’s where the sports technology app Mustard comes in. It uses artificial intelligence to simply analyze what an athlete is doing and offers tips on how it can be corrected, so kids can stay healthy and have more fun on the field. 14-year-old Eddie McCartney is a middle school pitcher, who’s only been using Mustard for two months, but is already seeing results.“Mustard has helped me with my motion it’s helped me with mechanics,” says McCartney. CEO and founder of Mustard, Rocky Collis says, “The user’s video comes into the system. We can give the user 3-d biomechanical data.” The biomechanical data is a breakdown of how the body is moving during the athletic process, like how a pitcher uses his body when throwing. Advertisement “Mechanical things that are evidence-based. So how far you stride and how quickly you do it plays a huge roll in how hard you throw,” says Luke Collis, COO …

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