OKLAHOMA CITY –USA Softball announced today that NormaTec, the industry leader in compression recovery technology for athletes, has joined the National Team supplier pool as an Official Supplier of USA Softball through February, 2021. With this partnership, NormaTec Recovery Systems will be available to members of the USA Softball National Teams for enhanced recovery benefits for staff and players to utilize at training facilities and on the road for games and tournaments.
“Just like practice, recovery is an important aspect of training for our National Team programs,” said USA Softball Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Craig Cress. “NormaTec’s products are proven to assist with the recovery efforts for elite athletes, and many of our Women’s National Team athletes have been using their line of products for years to aid their recovery efforts. We are excited to have the opportunity to provide their systems to even more of our National Team programs and assist our athletes’ recovery efforts as they train for the Gold.”
NormaTec is the leader in compression recovery for athletes. Their systems give a competitive edge to the world’s best athletes, coaches, and trainers. NormaTec Recovery Systems use patented compression technology to increase circulation to the limbs, helping athletes to recover faster, with reduced pain and soreness. The NormaTec PULSE Series is currently relied on by 97% of professional teams, as well as Olympic and elite athletes. Many pro teams, such as the Boston Red Sox, Tampa Bay Rays, Kansas City Chiefs, and the Brooklyn Nets have constructed Recovery Rooms Powered by NormaTec in their training facilities.
NormaTec Recovery Systems include a control unit and attachments which go on the legs, arms, or hips and use compressed air to massage limbs, mobilize fluid, and speed recovery. NormaTec has recently introduced the new PULSE 2.0 Series which also includes a Bluetoothâ wireless technology enabled app to more fully optimize recovery sessions and data. The systems are utilized pre-training for a high tech warm up, as well as post-training as a comprehensive athlete recovery modality.
“We are very proud to partner with USA Softball,” said NormaTec CEO, Gilad Jacobs. “NormaTec’s athlete recovery technology will be a great asset to these teams as they pursue excellence in softball, and represent the United States internationally at the Pan American Games this summer, and the 2020 Olympics next year.”
The 2019-2020 calendars for the USA Softball National Team Programs will be highlighted by the following events: XVI World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Men’s World Championship (Prague, Czech Republic), 2019 Pan American Games (Lima, Peru), WBSC U-19 Women’s Softball World Cup (Irvine, Calif.), U-17 Men’s Pan American Championship (Guatemala City, Guatemala), WBSC U-18 Men’s Softball World Cup (New Zealand) and the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
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About USA Softball
USA Softball is a 501(c)(3) not-for profit organization headquartered in Oklahoma City, Okla., and is designated as the National Governing Body (NGB) of Softball in the United States and a member of the United States Olympic Committee. One of the nation’s largest sports organizations, USA Softball sanctions competition through a network of Local Associations, which includes all 50 states and select metro associations. USA Softball is dedicated to providing people of all ages the opportunity to play the game they love at a variety of levels by offering recreational, league, tournament and competitive play for fast pitch, slow pitch and modified pitch. USA Softball annually conducts thousands of tournaments throughout the country including over 100 National Championships. The USA Softball umpire program is among the nation’s largest and are widely known as the best trained umpires in the game.
As the NGB for the sport of softball, USA Softball is responsible for training, equipping and promoting the six USA Softball National Teams that compete in events such as the Olympics, Pan American Games, World Championships and other international and domestic events. For more information on USA Softball, including its founding and history as the Amateur Softball Association of America (ASA), please visit, www.USASoftball.com.
NormaTec Recovery Systems are cutting edge compression systems that enhance the body’s natural ability to recover. Using NormaTec’s full-length compression boots, arms, or hips before or after intense workouts rejuvenates muscle tissue and dramatically reduces tightness and soreness. Invented by an MD, PhD and perfected by professional athletes, NormaTec recovery systems are the go-to equipment for the world’s best. For more information, visit www.NormaTecRecovery.com.