Tiger Woods Uses iPhone to Become a Virtual Coach
The Tiger Woods Foundation and Shotzoom, a provider of mobile applications, have announced the launch of Tiger Woods: My Swing for the iPhone and iPod touch.
Available in the Apple App Store, Tiger Woods: My Swing helps golfers of all skill levels improve their swing through video analysis and instruction from golf great Tiger Woods.
It integrates with the golf community, Golfshot.com, where members share and compare scores and receive detailed insight into their performance over time.[ Also Read: Get Ready to Play Golf Game on Facebook ]
Shotzoom and the Foundation worked with Woods to develop this app that will also benefit the Tiger Woods Foundation and its mission to provide college access for underserved youth.
“Everything about this app is based on how I practice. I’ve rebuilt my swing a number of times over the years and use this technology to gauge my development and help with my swing transitions,” Woods said.
“I’m excited that through this app I can take this technology on the road with me and that golfers around the world can now do the same to improve their game.”[ Also Read: Why Marketers are Chasing the Mobile Mirage ]
The Tiger Woods: My Swing technology allows golfers to capture video of their swing so they can analyze it, compare it with Woods and their friends, and see their swing improve over time.
Woods serves as a virtual coach, teaching golfers how to use swing line analysis and providing tips on specific areas of improvement. The app also includes personalized videos shot by Woods addressing fan questions.
Features of Tiger Woods: My Swing include:
- Enhanced video capture
- Side-by-side swing comparison with Tiger Woods
- Advanced golf swing analysis and how-to demonstrated by Woods
- Ability to see progress over time
- Sharing and feedback tools tied to friends and community members
- Exclusive updates from Woods
Tiger Woods: My Swing is available for $9.99 at the App Store for iPhone and iPod touch.
The App is available in 12 languages: English, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish and Swedish.
Tiger Woods Foundation made this announcement today, March 23.