US 10,888,762 B2
Tennis racket sensor system and coaching device
Marc A Cohen, McLean, VA (US); and Alain J. Cohen, McLean, VA (US)
Filed by Marc A Cohen, McLean, VA (US); and Alain J. Cohen, McLean, VA (US)
Filed on Dec. 7, 2018, as Appl. No. 16/213,044.
Application 16/213,044 is a continuation in part of application No. 15/928,302, filed on Mar. 22, 2018.
Application 15/928,302 is a continuation of application No. 14/697,248, filed on Apr. 27, 2015, granted, now 9,956,469.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/084,205, filed on Nov. 25, 2014.
Prior Publication US 2019/0134483 A1, May 9, 2019
Int. Cl. G09B 19/00 (2006.01); A63B 69/38 (2006.01); A63B 69/40 (2006.01); G06F 19/00 (2018.01); A63B 71/06 (2006.01); G16H 20/30 (2018.01); G16Z 99/00 (2019.01)
CPC A63B 69/38 (2013.01) [A63B 69/40 (2013.01); A63B 71/0619 (2013.01); G06F 19/00 (2013.01); G09B 19/0038 (2013.01); G16H 20/30 (2018.01); G16Z 99/00 (2019.02); A63B 2069/402 (2013.01); A63B 2071/0683 (2013.01); A63B 2208/0204 (2013.01); A63B 2220/30 (2013.01); A63B 2220/40 (2013.01); A63B 2220/50 (2013.01); A63B 2220/803 (2013.01); A63B 2220/833 (2013.01); A63B 2220/836 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A first coaching device, comprising:
an interface configured to:
load a drill comprising at least one first coaching instruction;
receive a first input from a user to select the drill; and
output the at least one first coaching instruction;
a sensor configured to measure an impact of a tennis ball on a racket;
a wireless transceiver configured to:
transmit at least one event message to at least one second coaching device, and
receive at least one event message from the at least one second coaching device, wherein the at least one second coaching device is substantially similar to the first coaching device; and
a processor configured to:
communicate with the sensor, the wireless transceiver, and the interface;
communicate with a software application configured to:
receive a second user input to define the at least one first coaching instruction; and
add the at least one first coaching instruction to the drill;
download the drill to the first coaching device;
select the at least one first coaching instruction based on the measured impact or at least one received event message;
instruct the wireless transceiver to transmit the at least one event message to the at least one second coaching device based on the impact of the tennis ball with the racket; and
instruct the interface to output the at least one first coaching instruction.