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The Pro-Agility is a test of speed, explosion, body control, and ability to change direction. This drill uses a stationary start and requires 1 timing gate. An additional gate can be added if a 3-point start is desired.
Install batteries in each laser you plan to use.
Install/open the Dashr app on your phone or tablet. (Create an account here if you have not already)
Register each laser in the app - Navigate to the "Device Registration" button at the bottom, power on the lasers one at a time and select them from the "Available" list and assign them a number. Write that number on your laser. (This only has to be done the first time you use the laser with this phone/tablet)
Return to the home menu and select Pro-Agility.
Screw the laser onto a taller tripods, positioned so that the beam is around hip height.
Screw a reflector onto a matching tripod and position laser and reflectors across from each other (~6 ft) to create a line to pass through.
If you are starting out of a 3-point stance (common in football), you can set up an additional gate on a set of mini tripods for the athlete's hand - when the hand moves the clock starts (optional).
With the laser(s) on, select the appropriate laser(s) from the drop-down menu and press the "Connect" button. If it does not work the first time, repeat.
Once all devices are connected, press the "Start Testing" button.
Check in the appropriate athlete (details here) - optional.
With QuickRun on, get set while in the gate, after 3 sec of blocking the laser you will get a "Go!" message. Leave the laser when you want (time will turn blue - indicating that timing is taking place), and you get a result when you cross the gate again.
With QuickRun off (option in settings) you will see “Set” and “Reset” buttons to give you control of when a test starts. Press "Set" once the athlete is ready to take off - then you will get the "Go!" message. Press "Reset" to clear the time for the next athlete.
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