COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (August 15, 2016) – USA Volleyball has signed an agreement with Kadho Sports to become an official supplier through Dec. 31, 2016.
Kadho Sports creates a technology platform that allows athletes to train their minds for peak performance. Co-founded by scientists Kaveh Azartash, PhD and Dhonam Pemba, PhD; the Kadho Sports platform combines years of neuroscience research with fully adaptive technology to help USA Volleyball players make faster, and more accurate decisions in high-speed situations.
“USA Volleyball is extremely pleased to have Kadho Sports partner with us as an official supplier to our USA National Team Programs,” USA Volleyball CEO Doug Beal said. “Kadho Sports supports our efforts to provide the best technology and training to assist our athletes in achieving high-level performance and sustained competitive success against elite competition.”
“We are ecstatic to be supporting USA Volleyball through 2016,” Kadho Sports Co-Founder and CEO Kaveh Azartash, PhD said. “Our goal has been to create a new way for athletes to reach their full potential using science and technology. We are excited about the opportunity to work with the great players and coaches from USA Volleyball, and are proud to add a new piece to their player development toolset.”
Kadho Sports combines neuroscience research into how the athletic brain learns and makes high-speed decisions with customized technology to allow athletes to improve their performance. Kadho Sports and USA Volleyball Assistant Coach Jamie Morrison worked together to create a new way for the team to improve their gametime reactions for blocking, defense, and serve anticipation against specific upcoming opponents.
About USA Volleyball
Founded in 1928, USA Volleyball is a Colorado incorporated non-profit organization recognized by the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and the Federation International de Volleyball (FIVB) as the National Governing Body for the disciplines of beach volleyball, indoor volleyball and sitting volleyball in the United States. USA Volleyball has over 325,000 registered members, 12,000 teams and 5,300 clubs nationwide. With an annual budget in excess of $31 million dollars, USA Volleyball supports the USA men's and women's senior national team programs for beach, indoor and sitting volleyball; youth and junior national teams, national championship events, coaching education, certification programs and grassroots development across all disciplines. USA Volleyball has a rich tradition of success as evidenced by winning an Olympic medal in every Olympic Games since 1984, three Paralympic medals since 2004 and capturing numerous World Cup, World Championship and Continental Championship titles. USA Volleyball is committed to and works toward opportunity for all to participate. It is an advocate for all Americans endeavoring to assure universal access to opportunities at all levels of the game. For more information please visit www.usavolleyball.org.
About Kadho Sports
Kadho Sports is a technology startup co-founded by two scientists from UCI. As a California-based corporation that started in 2015, it has rapidly gained widespread recognition by the world’s top sports teams for improving their performance. Kadho Sports worked with USA Volleyball to develop a custom volleyball training platform for the National Team players, which improves on-court visual recognition and decision-making skills. Kadho Sports also works with Professional and Collegiate Baseball teams with a baseball platform that improves skills such as hitting, base-running and defense. Kadho Sports is committed to combining science and technology so athletes can perform at their best when it matters most. For more information please visit KadhoSports.com.