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JJ Rivet stands as a pioneer in applying biomechanics to sports, drawing from 30+ years of experience across various professional golf circuits, as well as other competitive arenas including rugby, windsurfing, motor racing, football and motorcycle events. From this wealth of experience, Rivet has developed two ground-breaking concepts: Biomecaswing and Biomecasport. These concepts seamlessly blend applied biomechanics expertise with an understanding of athletic movements and cutting-edge sports engineering technologies.


In the 1990s, Rivet collaborated with companies like Taylormade and SIDAS, offering his expertise in applied biomechanics. During this time, he also introduced the first "biomechanical screening" to mitigate risks for fatigued pilots, notably with KTM and the Schlesser Team in the World Rally Raid Championship from 1998 to 2001. Solutions were devised to proactively address these issues and uphold peak performance levels.


In 1998, Rivet established the Biomecaswing concept and subsequently headquartered it in the prestigious Terre Blanche golf resort from 2005 to 2024. This initiative arose from a shared vision between Rivet and Mr. Dietmar Hopp, the resort's owner, who shared a passion for innovative sports development and exceptional resort experiences. In March 2024 Biomecaswing announced its relocation from Terre Blanche to its new UK headquarters at Stoke Park, and European headquarters at Bois d'Arlon.


Since 2008, Rivet, alongside Rob Hillman, has spearheaded the European Tour Performance Institute, a service dedicated to enhancing golfers' performance on the European Tour (DP World Tour). Rivet currently leads the Sport Performance Department of ETPI, overseeing Biomechanical Monitoring.


Simultaneously, Rivet has been instrumental in driving innovation as the head of Under Armour's European innovation department, the most recent Under Armour Drive Pro golf shoes were released as equipment rather than apparel such was the increase in the golfers performance when wearing the shoe.  He also served as the biomechanist for the French golf teams.


Rivet, holding an MSc.2 and serving as an Associate Researcher at the Institute of Sciences of the Movement E.J. Marey (University of the Mediterranean-Marseille), also imparts his knowledge in applied biomechanics within the framework of the Master of Sports Engineering program.

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