oneXp, the recently launched golf coaching app, has welcomed PGA Professional Liam James as an ambassador.
The app-based booking, payment and analysis platform allows coaches to take full control of their business online from one portal.
Launched in March, oneXp is the inspiration of Steve Bainbridge, an elite golf coach who has worked with some of the world’s best players over the last 30 years. Bainbridge has developed oneXp in partnership with Nebula Labs, an award-winning software house based in the north-east of England.
The sophisticated new coaching tool gives teaching professionals full control of their business with minimum fuss. The app’s split-screen, dual-functional camera has been described as ground-breaking for dissecting swing techniques while coaches can also enjoy many of its practical features to help manage bookings and accounting, availability, pricing, promotions and social media. oneXp is available to coaches for a fee of £49 per month, with their clients receiving the app free of charge.
James, one of the game’s most highly regarded coaches who currently works with 2018 European Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn and Thorbjorn Olesen, the winner of last weekend’s Betfred British Masters, has been using oneXp with a number of his clients on the DP World Tour following its launch.
“For any coach to be successful and to run their business effectively, we need the best tools to work with and oneXP gives me everything I need,” said James. “It allows you to get the best out of your work with the player because it takes away the strain and time you are spending looking after the administration side of the job, like account management. Everything is there in one place.”
Among the app’s many features, the dual functionality of the camera, according to James, will help coaches to collaborate even more closely with their clients, being able to monitor every swing in greater detail, from multiple angles, to ensure more consistent results.
James added: “The dual-camera functionality is a game-changer! And being able to have all your video content with a player stored so you can revert back to it is really important because you can identify and keep on record the good – and bad – things your player was doing with their swing.
“Being able to synchronise the recording of the swing from down the line and square on is so important because before, we would effectively be looking at two different swings as we were recording two standalone videos. But the dual functionality keeps everything consistent. There really is nothing else like it.
“I think of the app like a locker – everything is there in one place and it is extremely easy to communicate. And when you need something, you just go back to your locker. As a coach I can communicate easily with my players, sending them stills and videos of our time together so there is always something to work with. Everyone is on the same page and every lesson is documented for easy reference.”
Commenting on the partnership, Bainbridge said: “Having Liam on board as an ambassador is great news for oneXp and will help drive our business across the golf sector. Liam has quickly built a reputation as one of the game’s best young coaches and has a strong stable working with him, including Thomas Bjorn and Thorbjorn Olesen.
“oneXp is designed to help coaches across all levels of the game, whether you are dissecting the swing of a major winner or working on the set-up position of a high handicapper. It is a coaching app for everyone to enjoy and I believe the technology behind it, and especially its state-of-the-art dual-camera functionality along with its many practical features, sets it apart from anything else on the market. Working closely with Liam will allow us to spread this message and get oneXp into the hands of more coaches and more consumers.”
For more information, visit www.oneXp.co.uk.