MTG News

2018/02
RELEASE
A first for a Japanese company!
Boxer Manny Pacquiao, the former world champion across six weight divisions,
joins MTG as a SIXPAD athletic support partner.
Representative Director and President Tsuyoshi Matsushita of MTG Co., Ltd. is proud to announce that boxer and politician Manny Pacquiao, the former world champion across six weight divisions and current Senator of the Philippines, is now an athletic support partner to SIXPAD wearable training gear.

To highlight this partnership, MTG will produce and broadcast a national commercial for Japanese television featuring Pacquiao. The company is also planning an event for Pacquiao's fans when he visits Japan for the launch of the new commercial.
SIXPAD is EMS (Electrical Muscle Stimulation) training gear developed by MTG in Japan, where it has come to dominate the domestic EMS market.
* SIXPAD's core technology, CMM Pulse, was produced through the synergy of three elements: MTG's original waveform, the training method of Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, and an EMS theory developed by Kyoto University Emeritus Professor Toshio Moritani - a leading global authority on sports science. To date, MTG has introduced SIXPAD to seven countries within Asia and the UK. Within two years of launch, cumulative sales surpassed the one million mark. over the two years since the device was launched broke through the one million level.
The SIXPAD Athletic Support Program was designed to support the daily training of top athletes looking to enhance their performance.

While continuing the brand's relentless search for authenticity, SIXPAD will share its theories and results with the world so that everyone, everywhere will have the capability to lead healthier lives. The goal of SIXPAD is to go from being the leading EMS brand in Japan to becoming the leading EMS brand in the world.
*According to a 2016 third-party survey of leading manufacturers of domestic EMS devices in Japan
 
■ Wearable training gear: SIXPAD
SIXPAD is EMS (Electrical Muscle Stimulation) training gear for household use. The brand's core technology, CMM Pulse, was produced through the synergy of three elements: MTG's original waveform, the training method of Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, and an EMS theory developed by Kyoto University Emeritus Professor Toshio Moritani - a leading global authority on sports science. Launched in April 2017, the latest series of SIXPAD devices are IoT-enabled to link with a smartphone app - offering enhanced operability and visualized training. By continuing to evolve, SIXPAD training gear will inspire you to push yourself and reach new goals.
SIXPAD official website:www.sixpad.jp
■The SIXPAD Training Suit: Gear that increases muscle activity
Walk. Run. Climb stairs. Lift. Sit. Stand. Turn your everyday actions into athletic training exercises with the SIXPAD Training Suit. Constructed from comfortable fabric that's gentle on the skin, the SIXPAD Training Suit is designed to target specific muscle groups and deliver impressive results. Wearing it provides a degree of resistance necessary to raise the activity levels of your muscles.
■ The SIXPAD HMB Supplement: Harnessing the power of HMB
HMB is blended with two other ingredients to help support muscles and accommodate highly effective training.
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The SIXPAD Athletic Support Program was designed to support the daily training of top athletes looking to enhance their performance.
SIXPAD has become a crucial partner for top athletes. Its original EMS technology was designed to support athletes who keep pushing themselves to the limit, whether they are professionals, amateurs or students. MTG utilizes the data gathered from athletes using SIXPAD in rigorous situations and environments for further research and development, and ultimately shares these results about the benefits of EMS with people all over the world.
[Inquiries regarding this product]
MTG Co., Ltd.
Contact: Shimizu / Yamada
PR & Advertising Group,
SIXPAD PJ Section, Planning & Development Department
Email:sixpadpr@mtg.gr.jp

[Inquiries regarding this release, CM rollout and interview with Manny Pacquiao]
Contact: Takagi, Kamoda and Yagi
PR Office (in Joint PR)
Email:mtgsixpad-pr@kyodo-pr.co.jp