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We’re a passionate team dedicated to boxing. We strongly believe that you can’t improve what you can’t measure. That’s why we put a lot of energy in building the Hykso trackers. We are happy to have you onboard and hope the Hykso trackers will help you reach your full potential.

Getting Started

Introducing Hykso, the first wearable tracker built with the purpose of helping boxers improve their skills, improve their punching speed and velocity and track their progress. Get that extra motivation only data can provide! Let us walk you through getting started.

What’s in the Box

Here is what you should find inside the Hykso box:

  • 2x Hykso punch trackers
  • 1x Charging station
  • 1x USB extension cable

Download and Install the Hykso App

In order to use the Hykso trackers, find the Hykso app in the AppStore or Google Play Store.

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List of iOS compatible devices

For your iOS device, it is required to use iOS 8.0 or later

iPod Touch

iPod Touch 5G, iPod Touch 6G


iPhone 5, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 5, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus iPhone SE, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus


iPad 4th Generation, iPad Mini (any generations), iPad Air, iPad Air 2, iPad Pro (12.9 inch), iPad Pro (9.7 inch)

Compatible but not optimized for iPads yet.

List of Android compatible devices

Your Android device will require Android 4.4 or later to be compatible with the Hykso App. It will also have to enable Bluetooth low Energy connection. NOTE: Due to the large variety of devices in the Android ecosystem, not all Android devices have been tested with the Hykso App. Some devices might have compatibility issues with the Bluetooth Low Energy connections.

Take Trackers Out Of Hibernate Mode

  1. Make sure both trackers are inserted in the charging station.
  2. Plug the charging station in a powered USB port.
  3. The trackers are ready to be used when you can see the LED turned on.
Getting Started
Getting Started

Fire Up the Hykso App

By now, you should have downloaded the Hykso app. If you have not downloaded the app, just scroll back up a bit and read on how to do it. After the app is downloaded, a new icon will appear on your mobile device’s screen. Tap the icon to launch the app.


Your First Session with Hykso

Alrighty! Looks like you are all set. From there, you can decide to explore the app on your own. However, we have decided to walk you through a complete training session so you know what to expect. Let’s do it.

Choose Quick Start or Advanced Mode

Begin your training by starting a “Quick Start” or “Advanced Mode” session.

“Quick Start” is the easiest way to get started, it begins a quick session with minimal settings such as number of rounds, round duration and rest duration (or keep them all at the default of infinite to mess around without any time constraints).

“Advanced Mode” allows you to set the number of rounds, duration of rounds, breaks, as well as the type of training you would like to begin. This mode allows you to create your own drills, sync your rounds with the gym bell and monitor your progress on those drills.

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Two training modes are available: Quick Start and Advanced Mode
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Select the number of rounds and the round/rest duration for your next training session.
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Create, manage and perform custom drills.

Connection Screen

After Choosing “Quick Start” or “Advanced Mode”, you will be on the Connection Screen. It’s time to connect your trackers to the mobile app.


Most of the time, connecting your Hykso trackers to your Android Device will be a no-brainer. Just wake them up by giving a hard double tap on both trackers while the Connection Screen is On. Once they are awake, the trackers will start blinking and will try to connect for 10 seconds. If a tracker doesn’t blink, double-tap it again.

However, if you experience problems with the Hykso application on Android, click the following link. We will give you some hints on how to solve the problem.

Click here to read the document!

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Double tap on the trackers to wake them up.
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The LED of the trackers is quickly blinking. The trackers will try to connect to the mobile app for 10 seconds.
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When connected, the LED on the tracker is slowly pulsing indicating that it is connected and running.
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When connected, the left and right trackers will be displayed on the screen.
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To make sure that the trackers are properly working, you can tap them or throw a punch. You will see the trackers on your mobile device screen vibrate if they are properly working.
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The hand your trackers are tracking can be swapped by tapping the SWAP button.

This is the SWAP button: SWAP

Wrapping the Trackers

Install the trackers on the top of your wrists, underneath 2 or more wraps of your wrist wraps. Put the tracker pulsing red on your right wrist, put the tracker pulsing blue on your left wrist. Make sure the orientation and position of the trackers are the same as the following diagram.
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Start a Training Session

There are three different ways to start a training session.
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Tap the START button at the bottom.
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Enable Punch to Start in the Settings and start punching.
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Enable the Countdown Timer in the Settings Select countdown duration. The session will start at the end of the countdown.

Training with Hykso

You have now entered your training session. Let us walk you through the different screens you might come across.
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Three main metrics can be seen in real-time during the training session. Tap the circles to see a breakdown of the data.
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During a rest period, the summary of all the previous rounds is displayed. Simply tap the sensors while they’re underneath your wraps to change the displayed metrics.
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If a tracker disconnects during a training session, your punch data will not be lost. The data is temporary stored in the tracker’s memory.
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When the tracker connects to the app again, the pending punches are downloaded and sorted properly.

Session Over

Once your session ends, the trackers will turn off. Whenever you are ready for your next training session, you will land on the connection screen. No need to unwrap your hands to connect the trackers to the app. Simply tap the sensors while they’re underneath your wraps and the trackers will be turned on again and they will connect to your phone (when you’re on the connection screen). You’re ready to go again… if you have it in you.

Charging the Trackers

Fully charging the trackers from low battery to fully charged will take roughly 1 hour. The trackers will last roughly 10 hours of continuous use before needing recharging.

  1. Place the trackers in the charging station with the circular side pointing toward the USB connector.
  2. Insert the USB of the charging station into a powered USB port (e.g. computer) directly or with the USB extension.
  3. Make sure the LED Lights up to indicate it is charging:
    Solid yellow = Charging
    Solid green = Charged (at least 90%)
    Flashing green = Fully charged

We’re All Done Here

There you have it folks. We have gone through your first training session with the Hykso trackers. If you’ve worked as hard as we have to build your Hykso trackers, you deserve a much needed break. If you have more questions, please make sure to check out our FAQ page.