Rapsodo Technology to Debut at LakePoint Sports
Baseball performance innovator bringing tools and tech to premier youth sports destination
ATLANTA (May 26, 2021) – The country’s top high school baseball players will notice something new when they play at the LakePoint Sports Baseball Village this summer, located in greater Atlanta, Georgia. Rapsodo, a leader in sports analytics, has partnered with LakePoint to give aspiring youth athletes the chance to try new tools that can help them measure their personal development. Rapsodo will customize a batting cage with its state-of-the-art HITTING 2.0 hardware, used by all 30 MLB teams, and debut Rapsodo Game Mode as part of the agreement.
Paired with Rapsodo’s industry leading HITTING 2.0, Game Mode allows players to compete in hitting competitions and see pro-level data, including 3D ball flight and hit outcomes, making cage sessions more engaging and impactful. At LakePoint, players are welcome to sign up to compete in a Game Mode Total Distance Hit Competition. The winner of each weekend’s competition will receive a Rawlings 2021 Quatro bat.
“At Rapsodo, we’re committed to helping players and coaches reach their full potential through our technology,” said Art Chou, General Manager of Rapsodo North America. “We take a lot of pride in knowing the technology and data we provide can help baseball players at LakePoint get the most out of their physical abilities as they continue to develop.”
“We’re fortunate to have highly competitive, elite-level athletes on campus year-round,” said Greg Barckhoff, executive vice president of sales and marketing at LakePoint. “We want them to know that when they play here, they will find the latest technology and opportunities to become the best player possible.”
The customized Rapsodo batting cage is available to players beginning May 28. The partnership also includes messaging throughout the year on eight LakePoint Baseball Village digital scoreboards, targeted electronic communications, and recognition on the official LakePoint Sports website.
About LakePoint Sports
LakePoint Sports is the premier youth sports destination in the country, serving athletes in more than 30 sports year-round, including baseball, basketball, volleyball, soccer, lacrosse, gymnastics, and cheer. Based in the greater Atlanta area, the 1,300-acre LakePoint Sports campus features the 170,000-square-foot Champions Center with the world’s largest continuous wood floor where 12 full-court basketball games or 24 full-court volleyball games can be played at once. Additionally, the campus includes eight Major League-sized baseball fields and three multi-use fields for soccer, lacrosse, rugby, and football, as well as a 10-court beach volleyball pavilion and a three-lake wakeboarding park. LakePoint Sports is the flagship campus for Prep Baseball Report (PBR) and offers live streaming and video-on-demand capabilities, serving as the global testing site for PlaySight Interactive. For more information, visit LakePointSports.com.
Rapsodo develops data-driven sports technologies designed to empower athletes and coaches to cost-effectively analyze and improve their game, which is used by thousands of professional and collegiate teams, including all 30 MLB teams. Founded in 2010, the company developed the first affordable golf personal launch monitor, distributed in the USA under SkyTrak. Rapsodo continues to focus on delivering a variety of sport training and simulation technologies that allow users to better understand performance through reliable statistics. This ultimately translates into Rapsodo’s motto of “Measure to Master.” To learn more, visit Rapsodo.com.
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