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Not being a pro or loaded I fancied something that offered feedback on my practice sessions, I had a lesson with Alastair Davies at the forest of arden and got some feedback on where it sat with trackman info etc, it was about 5mph down on swingspeed and so on. 

My first unit failed (gen 1) so ZEPP swapped it no issues, my second unit has been fine except for constant drop outs with bluetooth and then needs repairing etc. I get my weekly breakdown from ZEPP via email telling my where I am in the world (nobody cares, really I don't)

Stop the waffle, all I can say it's OK it gives me feedback I've got my backswing from 250% to 275% (tour pro's perfect swing is 275%) I like the John Daly overswing better. club head speeds have improved so it can't all be bad.

Would I buy it again NO sadly

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I bought a Blast Golf sensor late last year which I believe is similar to Zepp, stick it on the end of your club and records swing tempo,  speed, back swing time, down swing time etc?

If so then I think they're fantastic pieces of kit! 

Blast aims to train you to get the supposed perfect tempo of 3 to 1 on full shots. I've always had the bad habit of getting quick on downswing and coming over the top. Using blast I was able to see the difference between my back swing and down swing times and what the tempo is. Taking this extra info to my pro in my lessons, we were able to speed up my back swing time by getting the wrists set earlier in the swing. This meant the back swing didn't feel rushed (like when I tried to just increase back swing speed on my own on the range) and even enabled me to pause at the top of back swing and not need to slow down my down swing.

I've also recently been and had a 2 hour Sam Putt Lab putting assessment with a putting specialist at a course in a nearby county, some of the changes we made were major. Normally you'd need to go back for another lesson to check whether these changes have stuck/are working. But using Blast with my putter i've been able to compare my info from before lesson and after and can see that i'm on the right track. I've also been able to send my pro some of the stats and video for further feedback. 

@Ricey155 I think in another post you said you're self taught? Sometimes you need that more experienced opinion/knowledge of what the data is actually telling you, to point you in the right direction of what needs to change.

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On ‎01‎/‎04‎/‎2018 at 20:40, Sam Ruddle said:

I bought a Blast Golf sensor late last year which I believe is similar to Zepp, stick it on the end of your club and records swing tempo,  speed, back swing time, down swing time etc?

If so then I think they're fantastic pieces of kit! 

Blast aims to train you to get the supposed perfect tempo of 3 to 1 on full shots. I've always had the bad habit of getting quick on downswing and coming over the top. Using blast I was able to see the difference between my back swing and down swing times and what the tempo is. Taking this extra info to my pro in my lessons, we were able to speed up my back swing time by getting the wrists set earlier in the swing. This meant the back swing didn't feel rushed (like when I tried to just increase back swing speed on my own on the range) and even enabled me to pause at the top of back swing and not need to slow down my down swing.

I've also recently been and had a 2 hour Sam Putt Lab putting assessment with a putting specialist at a course in a nearby county, some of the changes we made were major. Normally you'd need to go back for another lesson to check whether these changes have stuck/are working. But using Blast with my putter i've been able to compare my info from before lesson and after and can see that i'm on the right track. I've also been able to send my pro some of the stats and video for further feedback. 

@Ricey155 I think in another post you said you're self taught? Sometimes you need that more experienced opinion/knowledge of what the data is actually telling you, to point you in the right direction of what needs to change.

big fan of the no lies video camera over a paid lesson :-) if I'm totally off then I'd pay £30-£50 but if it aint broke I'll just stick with the video. @Sam Ruddle

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