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Since back pain is caused by bad posture and lack of core strength, the TE3 Ninja is the perfect tool to train the pain away!
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Neck Pain?

Back Pain?

Over 90% of the human race have it or will have it soon.

There are few ways to get rid of it: countless trips to a chiropractor, temporary relief through massage, but these options can be costly and soon the back pain returns.

The long-term solution is to strengthen your back and surrounding muscles so the pain won't return. 

The TE3 Ninja will do that and more: improve your balance and posture, measure your progress over time, and if you'd like it can even help turn you into a ninja!
The human body was made to be symmetrical, balanced. 

Unfortunately, we sit and slouch all day. We consume more entertainment, eat more, relax more.  

This is sapping our strength and making us flabby.

The TE3 Smart exercise stick was created to reverse the effect of all this pleasure-seeking - it was created to reverse the pain caused by distortion in your spine!

 

 

 

WHY USE A SMART EXERCISE STICK?

The answer to this question is the same: Why use a personal trainer?

Because we need immediate feedback, that's why! 

The TE3 Ninja is just like a personal trainer, except it fits into your schedule and not the other way around.

It vibrates until you are in balance, it analyzes your entire work out and tells you how you can improve. It pushes you over time and motivates you toward progress!

Do away with stiffness, limited ranges of motion and nagging pains with the TE3 Ninja exercise stick!

HOW CAN I USE IT?

Use it at Home!

Use it at the office!

Use it along with your training (and/or with trainer) at the gym

There are hundreds of possible movements you can do with the stick! 

We'll give you the full instruction necessary to find the best workout for your body and situation.

No matter what excercise, you choose, The TE3 Ninja has a smart way to measure and push you toward success!

Here's few previews of some exercises provided by the TE3 Move app (beta). After you finish your exercise TE3 analytics will show your score and you can easily follow your progress. (apps are under development)
Here's few previews of some exercises provided by the TE3 Move app (beta). After you finish your exercise TE3 analytics will show your score and you can easily follow your progress. (apps are under development)

 

There are hundreds of possible movements you can do with the stick. Here are a few listed above.
There are hundreds of possible movements you can do with the stick. Here are a few listed above.

 

 

FEATURES: How The TE3 Ninja Works. 

Prototype demonstration 1 

 Prototype demonstration 2

  Prototype demonstration 3

 Prototype demonstration 4

With TE3 you get three incredible properties that will definitely be of help to you. The TE3 stick is an innovative training partner and body analysis device. The clear-cut display of the stick, along with its vibration feature, immediately tells how coordinated and balanced your training was. The TE3 app inspires you to test your personal limits.

Exercise stick

The stylish and high quality TE3 stick directs you via its vibration and hones your concentration to a whole new level. The clear, visual feedback shows your progress. Choose the right one for yourself, depending on your intended use.

TE3 Pro Training stick* (included in all Pledges)

Length: 150 cm, Weight: 710g, Material: Aluminum / Plastic, Surface coating: Anodized, Color: Black Incl. Pro application + Move application + Play application * We reserve the right to make changes to the finished product.

Analytics on the display

Every aspect and feature of the TE3 stick has been well thought out and engineered. Depending on what model you choose, the stick measures and shows the number of imbalances in your body and the maximum range of motion of each exercise. The stellar technology of the stick forwards the information gathered to your mobile device of choice.

App and artificial intelligence

The AI of the TE3 is revolutionary. It shows additional exercises to the trainee, offers an extensive analysis to athletes, and children are provided with a fun way to advance from one game to the next. The artificial intelligence of TE3 provides goals for everyone.

Here's a preview of the analytics provided by the TE3 Pro app after you finish your exercise (the analytics will vary depending on the exercise that was performed, apps are under development)
Here's a preview of the analytics provided by the TE3 Pro app after you finish your exercise (the analytics will vary depending on the exercise that was performed, apps are under development)

  WHAT DOES IT MEASURE?

With these features you can follow your progress and challenge yourself (and others...)
With these features you can follow your progress and challenge yourself (and others...)

 

Below are a few examples of how you can connect TE3 Smart exercise  stick into your own workouts.

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JUMP SQUAT

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 SNATCH

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 WARRIOR POSE 3

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 ...or perhaps you'll want to find your own way to connect TE3 Smart exercise stick as part of your workout!

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FOR WHO?

For people who want deeper focus on their exercise and thus faster results, For people who looking for smarter solutions for training, For people who are interested in their own state of body...

Whether you are the average Joe, a Pro, or a Child, the TE3 Ninja has a solution for you. 

TE3 Ninja Move app - To train the backpain away.

This package contains a smart exercise stick for the everyday man or woman. The smart stick will train you to grow stronger than that nagging backpain.

TE3 Ninja Pro app - For athletes, coaches and health care professionals

The Pro stick has been specifically engineered for professionals working in the fitness field. Check out the testimonials below from Athletes who already use the TE3 Ninja Pro. 

The height and acceleration sensor of the device measures and analyzes the movement performed. The app records the exercises and shows your progress. The stick also offers coaching and a special new rehabilitation tool.

TE3 Ninja Play app - For kids and fun

Get your kids off the couch and into play-filled exercise. The app opens an adventure game, in which your child can advance one mission and track at a time. Your child can also create their own track and get their friends to play along in a group challenge. The more your child exercises, the more he or she will enjoy themselves.

 

Physiotherapist and Athletes Who Use The TE3 Ninja:

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Vesa Vuorenmaa Physique Coach Xmotion Ltd.
Vesa Vuorenmaa Physique Coach Xmotion Ltd.

"It was remarkable to note how the smart stick elevated the athlete's focus and performance to an entirely new level, without any additional motivation.

Regardless of the data and tech aspects, training with the smart stick is fun and the interaction between the athlete and device consistently improved.

I like the fact that testing can be performed easily while training and this makes the smart stick an every day training aide."

Vesa Vuorenmaa Physique Coach Xmotion Ltd.

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Oscar Stark European Tour and Challenge Tour golfer
Oscar Stark European Tour and Challenge Tour golfer

"Powerful tool to open and calibrate your body before golf rounds. TE3 will also give valuable data after exercise which can be used planning your training program of the day"

Oscar Stark European Tour and Challenge Tour golfer

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P-C Nordensved, CEO, Fit1 Fitnessclub chain
P-C Nordensved, CEO, Fit1 Fitnessclub chain

TE3 offers several benefits in gym use for different customer segments, our personal trainers can use TE3 with new customers, beginners, as a tool to better evaluate, and demonstrate, the problems that the person has in his body control. It also helps to demonstrate the benefits that regular exersice, even after just few weeks, gives the customer as a better control of body and posture.

For more advenced customers, and also for top athletes, the benefits are even grater. The ability to monitor the imbalances of movement and body posture helps to better understand possible "clicks" in training progress.

The benefits of using TE3 are numerous, only the imagination sets the limits for TE3.

P-C Nordensved, CEO Fit1 Fitnessclub chain

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Linda Pilvinen, Figure skater
Linda Pilvinen, Figure skater

”Seeing your personal development take place is motivating and the stick could offer some welcome diversity to practice for a change.”

Linda Pilvinen, Figure skater

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Johanna Nissilä, Figure skater
Johanna Nissilä, Figure skater

”TE3 Ninja is well-suited for many kinds of diverse training. This stick is something new, a pleasure to work with and a beneficial training aide for mid-section activation and exercises that incorporate the core of the body.”

Johanna Nissilä, Figure skater

 

 

 

 >> A newsletter and brand images for media available for download on our website! <<

 

 

TE3 LAB FOR DEVELOPERS - coming soon

Ideas for future development on how to integrate the TE3 to other apps / equipment
Ideas for future development on how to integrate the TE3 to other apps / equipment

In the future it is possible to sign up for the TE3 Lab development team and get a front row seat to exercise and gaming technology. Link the TE3 to your own app or equipment and discover new ways to use it, or develop an entirely new app for it. The only limit is your own imagination.

There are not that many pieces of equipment yet that you can link your app to, but we want to be the pioneers in this area too! Are you a game developer and consider implementing TE3 as a part of your game? Do you have any other cool ideas? We will be making the ideas come to life with our free TE3 Developer kit! With the kit you will have ready-to-use tools and all the necessary information for creating a link between TE3 and your app or device. Take your own ideas to the next level!

 

 

 

 

FOUNDERS

Ari Laakkonen and Jarkko Kortelainen
Ari Laakkonen and Jarkko Kortelainen

Like many ideas in the Nordics, this invention was spawned in sweat and heat of a Finnish sauna, which, coincidentally (and perhaps ironically), happened to be situated in Gothenburg, Sweden.

”I had just been let go from my previous job and suddenly, I found myself contemplating what to do with my life. I traveled out to Gothenburg to see my old friend Jarkko and we ended up talking about what would make peoples' lives better, as I washed my blues away in his sauna. We talked about the sedentary lifestyles that seem to plague people nowadays, and we digressed about how the physical condition of children has plummetted in recent years all over the western world. I said to Jarkko that how about we come up with an invention that would motivate and inspire people to move more.” Ari comments.

”Jarkko pointed to a broom handle in the corner of the sauna and commented that if you could engineer a reader into something as simple as an exercise stick, that would be a good place to start, because people have been using exercise sticks since Lord knows when. We figured that if the user could configure when they were in balance during exercise and how many times during their exercise they deviated from that point of balance, then that would already get a person pretty far.”

”We considered all that technology had offered civilization in modern times and thought that we could engineer electronics inside the stick itself, plus a vibrating motor, which would indicate to the user when they were out of balance. We quickly jotted down our ideas on paper and took it from there.”

Now, this innovation has been in the making for the past two-and-a-half years. It has been piloted in various places and has been patented. Many additional features have been added to the TE3 exercise stick during this journey.

”Different things motivate different customer groups, and so we built our analyses accordingly.” Ari expands.

”Children get interested through the gaming aspect of our creation. Adults, on the other hand, want to track their progress and see how they're developing. Professionals need to see specific data, such as readings about the nervous system's response, prior to the actual exercise.” Jarkko concludes.

TE3's smart exercise stick gets its global debut on week 50, 2016. This is the date that the company's webpages will be opened and the pre-sale of the TE3 product begins through Kickstarter. At this early phase, we are also looking for funding via Kickstarter for back end product development.

”Kickstarter is a great place to perform marketing research globally. We are looking to find new groups of people that are ready to absorb and integrate this new technology with their various training devices and methods. During the campaign, these early adapters will be able to dictate the eventual final result and will be able to score the product for themselves at an Early Bird price. On the flip-side, we get invaluable information straight from the peak of the proverbial pyramid.” Ari Laakkonen explains excitedly.

”Also those that are more advanced, serious trainers are sure to find features and characteristics with our invention that aren't available anywhere else yet. Body symmetry, mobility and balance haven't really been focused on to any significant degree in the big picture previously, since there hasn't truly been a gauge to actively measure those things. The TE3 smart stick fills that void.” adds Kortelainen.

Ari Laakkonen has incorporated his staunch background in technology with TE3: ”We want to be able to truly stand behind our TE3 products and produce a wow effect in everyone that gives it a try.”

Jarkko Kortelainen has spent his entire adult life studying the body's various ranges of motion and balance. He has trained more than 1,000 personal trainers. He is also an athlete and coach. ”If you can't measure it, you can't track it.” is Jarkko's motto.

”We really appreciate that you will start to build a new standard of body balance measurement with us!”

 

                                                             

     >> A newsletter and brand images for media available for download on our website! <<

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TE3 has patents, design and trademark protection pending and granted for its products. We have received a patent for the innovative concept of the balance device, and other patent applications are pending. The appealing appearance of the products has been protected with registered designs.

Overall, TE3 invests strongly in developing the technology and design of its products and is active in seeking intellectual property rights for its solutions.

 

Risks and challenges

We have spent a lot of time in order to make the TE3 exercise stick as trustworthy as possible. Our goal is to use the latest technology, with reliable components only, and not release any beta versions. We are very passionate about making this item really easy to use and that is the reason that we spent a lot of energy to code it with artificial intelligence.

Our desire to manufacture the highest-quality smart training stick carefully brings the risk of a delay in terms of delivery time. We really want to stick to the estimated delivery schedule, but as everyone knows, with this kind of high technology R&D work the risk is always there for possible delays!

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    TE3 Ninja EARLY BIRD!

    You're not super early, but you still deserve a great deal!

    + 1 TE3 Ninja training stick
    + TE3 Pro App
    + TE3 Move App
    + TE3 Play App
    +1 year warranty

    Retail $349
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    Premium TE3 Ninja Package

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    + 1 TE3 Ninja training stick
    + TE3 Pro App
    + TE3 Move App
    + TE3 Play App
    + 1 year warranty
    + Premium Extras (listed below)

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    GROUP EXERCISE Package

    For gyms, clubs, families, and personal trainers:

    +10 TE3 PRO
    + 10 TE3 Pro Apps
    + 10 TE3 Move Apps
    + 10 TE3 Play Apps
    + 1 year warranty
    + Premium Extras (listed below)

    Retail $3,990
    (Made in Finland)

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    10x Wall bracket for TE3 Ninjas
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    Super early backers get the best deal:

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