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Ball Flight Setup (TT)

Troubleshooting Tree

Ball flight can help your game. Camera uses Blast IQ to detect the post-impact metrics. This is called Ball Flight. This premium service measures the post-impact results of your swings, allowing you to visualize ball flight. The app will walk you thought the setup of using this service. See the power point and video below for further detail: 


PowerPoint: Ball Flight – The setup

https://www.beautiful.ai/player/-Lk1JcnovbdKJJ7-iBLn


Ball Flight:

https://player.vimeo.com/video/338128624


Please follow the troubleshooting tree questions:



Decision Tree
Is your device supported for Ball Flight? 
  • Yes
  • No
  • Unsure
  • Add Button

Do you have a Tripod?



  • Yes
  • No
  • Add Button

Have you sign up for the Blast Connect?


  • Yes
  • No
  • Add Button

Did you turn on Ball Flight?



  • Yes
  • No
  • Add Button

Did you tap on record?


  • Yes
  • No
  • Add Button

Did you select on handedness in the app?


  • Yes
  • No
  • Add Button

Did you set the camera distance on the app?


  • Yes
  • No
  • Add Button

Did you measure the camera distance from the batter?


  • Yes
  • No
  • Add Button

Did you turn your device to the side for a landscape video view?


  • Yes
  • No
  • Add Button
This is the last step of the setup.  After completing these steps, you should be able to successfully capture Ball Flight.  If still having issues, please see:


No Ball Flight Metrics



If the phone issued in a vertical manner for Ball Flight it will not work. Please capture swings on tripod with the screen in landscape. 


Please make sure to set the physical camera distance on the app. A measuring tape is recommended, although a bat of known length may be used.



How to turn Ball Flight

1. From the Analyze screen, tap on Live.
2. Swipe on Ball Flight to turn on.
3. Tap on Practice button.
4. Select on Environment.
5. Tap Next.
6. Select on Hitter on the Left or Hitter on the Right.
7. Use scroll bar to set the camera distance.
8. Tap on Set Distance.

• Tap on Baseball Diamond to toggle between field view/ Blast IQ metrics and recording.

During the setup, please make sure to set the camera distance on the app.  


How to turn Ball Flight

1. From the Analyze screen, tap on Live.
2. Swipe on Ball Flight to turn on.
3. Tap on Practice button.
4. Select on Environment.
5. Tap Next.
6. Select on Hitter on the Left or Hitter on the Right.
7. Use scroll bar to set the camera distance.
8. Tap on Set Distance.

• Tap on Baseball Diamond to toggle between field view/ Blast IQ metrics and recording.



During the setup, please make sure to set the handedness of the hitter.  The default is usually set to right handedness.



How to turn Ball Flight

1. From the Analyze screen, tap on Live.
2. Swipe on Ball Flight to turn on.
3. Tap on Practice button.
4. Select on Environment.
5. Tap Next.
6. Select on Hitter on the Left or Hitter on the Right.
7. Use scroll bar to set the camera distance.
8. Tap on Set Distance.

• Tap on Baseball Diamond to toggle between field view/ Blast IQ metrics and recording.



Tap on the record button after completing the setup of the Ball Flight. (See setup below) 



How to turn Ball Flight

1. From the Analyze screen, tap on Live.
2. Swipe on Ball Flight to turn on.
3. Tap on Practice button.
4. Select on Environment.
5. Tap Next.
6. Select on Hitter on the Left or Hitter on the Right.
7. Use scroll bar to set the camera distance.
8. Tap on Set Distance.

• Tap on Baseball Diamond to toggle between field view/ Blast IQ metrics and recording.


Please turn on the Ball Flight feature to capture Ball Flight metrics.



How to turn Ball Flight

1. From the Analyze screen, tap on Live.
2. Swipe on Ball Flight to turn on.
3. Tap on Practice button.
4. Select on Environment.
5. Tap Next.
6. Select on Hitter on the Left or Hitter on the Right.
7. Use scroll bar to set the camera distance.
8. Tap on Set Distance.

• Tap on Baseball Diamond to toggle between field view/ Blast IQ metrics and recording.

Please sign up for the premium services of Blast Connect.


Getting Started 

Gain access to advanced training metrics and improvement insights, cloud-based storage, coaching feedback, personalized reports, performance history, and more. Gaining access to all this information can be done in multiple ways of app sign up, web sign up, Invite



Web Sign up – Academy (Baseball)

  1. Click the link for Blast Baseball registration (https://blastconnect.com/academy/register/baseball ).
  2. Fill out the Create a Blast Connect Academy form:
  • Name
  • Sub Domain
  • Logo (Optional)
  • Phone
  1. Tap on one of these options:
    • Already have a Blast Account?
      1. Fill out the Create a Blast Account form:
        1. Email
        2. Password 
        3. Tap on Terms of Service
      2. Tap on Login to Continue.
    • Don’t have a Blast Account?
      1. Fill out the Create a Blast Account form:
        1. First Name
        2. Last Name
        3. Email
        4. Password 
        5. Confirm Password
        6. Tap on Terms of Service
      2. Tap on Create account.
  1. Fill in Payment Details of Cardholder Name, Card Number, CVS Security Code, and Expires.
  2. Tap on subscribe to Blast Connect.



Web Sign up – Academy (Softball) 

  1. Click the link for Blast Softball registration (https://blastconnect.com/academy/register/softball ).
  2. Fill out the Create a Blast Connect Academy form:
  • Name
  • Sub Domain
  • Logo (Optional)
  • Phone
  1. Tap on one of these options:
    • Already have a Blast Account?
      1. Fill out the Create a Blast Account form:
        1. Email
        2. Password 
        3. Tap on Terms of Service
      2. Tap on Login to Continue.
    • Don’t have a Blast Account?
      1. Fill out the Create a Blast Account form:
        1. First Name
        2. Last Name
        3. Email
        4. Password 
        5. Confirm Password
        6. Tap on Terms of Service
      2. Tap on Create account.
  1. Fill in Payment Details of Cardholder Name, Card Number, CVS Security Code, and Expires.
  2. Tap on subscribe to Blast Connect.


Addition information can be found at the link below: 

Baseball: https://www.manula.com/manuals/blast-motion/blast-connect-baseball/r4.32/en/topic/getting-started

Softball: https://www.manula.com/manuals/blast-motion/blast-connect-softball/r4.32/en/topic/getting-started?q=upload

The sign up for Blast Connect can be completed on your app.   

 

Here are the Instructions:


  • In your Blast App 
  • Tap on menu (hamburger button) 
  • Tap Profile/ silhouette (Circle Icon) 
  • Tap Account tab 
  • Account Type - make sure set to your choice (Player/Coach) 
  • Account - Tap on Upgrade 
  • Tap on Learn more 
  • Fill out form. 

It’s difficult to hold the camera still enough for Ball Flight to work properly. The application will warn you if it detects too much motion, but handheld results may vary.  Tripod can be purchased on Amazon when you search for tripod and the name of the device.


You must be using a supported iOS device to use the Ball Flight.  If you have any questions about supported device, please take a look at the link below. 

Supported Device: https://blastmotion.com/devices


Please take a look at the supported device list link below. 

Supported Device: https://blastmotion.com/devices



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