4 Tools to Step Up Your Game

By Hayley Panagakis, August 16, 2015

Whether you’re organizing a tournament for athletes or looking to enhance your own game, technology can be a useful training tool for improving athletic skills. See four innovative technologies upgrading the sports world:


Wearable technologies are headed to the boxing ring. With sensors inserted into boxing gloves, StrikeTec measures the force and speed behind your punches. The sensor sends data to your phone, allowing you to track your progress and share your workouts on Facebook and Twitter. The technology, also available as a wristband, is open for preorder for $300.


Connect Sports and SportsPittsburgh and proud to announced the 2019 Game Changers—event professionals who continue to drive sports tourism forward.

U.S. Figure Skating is currently seeking proposals to host its 2021 Synchronized Skating Sectional Championships. RFPs are due Sept. 30.

Legendary triathlete and coach Siri Lindley will discuss her experiences and insight at Connect Sports as part of the speaker showcase.

South Padre Island CVB Executive Director Ed Caum discusses what he hopes is a breezy future at South Padre Island, Texas.