Tutorials

How to: Drawing & Commenting on Sprongo

Including drawings and comments in your videos makes video analysis that much easier, not just for you but for your whole team too! With Sprongo, you can add in specific drawings to highlight a movement or technique, and then add a related comment that will help your team better understand the point you’re trying to make. Don’t worry, we’ve made it as easy as possible to use! Check out how to draw & comment on Sprongo with these four simple steps: 1. Click on the edit button at the bottom right corner of your video 2) Select the colour and shape you’d like your drawing to be Colours you can choose from: Red, Yellow, Green, Black, White Shapes you can choose from: Arrow, Angle, Square, Circle, Line 3) Add your drawing to the video As an example, we’ve added a red line here: 4) Add your comment To help your athletes,…

Sprongo Video Features – Overlay, Side-by-Side, Merging, Trimming & More!

Sprongo has many video features on its platform to help you analyse and compare your videos. There are quite a few of them so lets break them down for one by one and explain how and why you should use each feature. Side by Side This Tool allows you to view two videos at the same time, effectively helping you determine differences and similarities of techniques and movements between the two videos. To use the tool, simply click on the ‘VS’ icon that appears at the bottom right of one of the  videos you want to compare. Clicking on ‘VS’ prompts you to select a second video you want to compare and will bring you to a page the views both videos side by side. This is where you can play both videos at the same time, increase or decrease the speed and overlay your videos. Overlay The Overlay Tool…

Tutorial: Video Tagging & Archiving

The Sprongo Archiving & Tagging tool makes storing your videos and finding them so much easier. Sprongo allows you to archive an unlimited amount of videos so that you can store and look back at them at any time. When archiving these videos you have the option of saving them with relevant keywords and tags that you choose to save it with. This makes it easier to find certain videos when you need them. Tagging and Archiving in Sprongo is relatively easy but here’s a few steps and tips on how to best use the tool. 1. To add a video to your archive, simply click on the ‘Editing And Uploading Video’ icon on your Profile Page. 2. You can also add other videos to your archive (i.e. videos from your Team Groups) by clicking on the settings button at the bottom of the video and selecting ‘Add to Playlist’.…

How to Share your Sprongo Videos Effectively

One of the crucial parts of video analysis is how you share the videos you’ve captured with your coaches and athletes. Sprongo allows you to build Team pages that allow you to easily share your videos with other team members, however, it is important to note that the team pages aren’t just a place to ‘dump’ your videos in one place for everyone in the team to see- its much more than that. Its all about making sure communication between coaches and athletes is ensured. You can do this by uploading videos with comments and annotations on what changes need to be made, rather than highlighting errors and mistakes. This avoids negative team morale and provides constructive criticism for athletes. Coaches may find endless faults in a certain video, however, by just pointing out these faults, athletes can be confused as to why they likely occurred in the first place,…

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