The world of boxing is less transparent than any other sport. Almost every performance-oriented athlete and coach, amateur and professional, no matter in which sport, uses various diagnostic technologies to measure and optimize their individual performance. However, existing technologies cannot be applied to boxing.
We are kicking off a new era in boxing by enhancing it with technology. We see our product as a supportive tool that enables both – athletes and coaches to exploit their full potential by optimizing their training and overall performance. Until now athletes and coaches have always relied on what they see. Now they rely on what they know.
Over the years, we have collected several hundred thousand punches from numerous athletes to develop effective performance diagnostics that can be integrated into the daily training process of every athlete and coach. With the help of our sensors, the ROOQ App and the Coaching Zone, we offer a valid data acquisition, which can be used not only for training and performance diagnostics, but also for team selection procedures, as talent identification or as control of training interventions.
Our modern machine-learning algorithms automatically detect all boxing specific movements and identify eight different types of punches, including the right or left. We filter out all non-boxing specific motions and determine punch performance indicators which were inaccessible for most athletes until now. Since the use of cell phones is generally prohibited in gyms, our ROOQs don’t need a cell phone. All recorded data is stored highly encrypted in the sensor, even without direct app or internet connection.
From software to design, we develop products according to the highest and constantly evolving requirement profiles – all made in Germany. Our close exchange with our customers and athletes enables us to meet these profiles and to consistently improve.