Video Analysis

The 3 essential tools for Video Analysis

If you haven’t started video analysis for your team yet, it’s time to start now. Video analysis is a crucial part of training, giving athletes and coaches a platform to help improve their performance and development. To get the ball rolling, here’s a few essential tools you’ll need to start video analysis for your athletes.  1. A functional camera One of the main things you need to start capturing videos – a camera. This is the first step of video analysis. Whether you’d like to start off using your smartphone, or are wanting to invest in a high-quality camera, having a device that can record videos is essential. However, using a smartphone can often limit your ability to coach. The benefit of having an actual camera that can be fitted onto a tripod means that you can be both coach and videographer at the same time. 2. A stable tripod…

The many benefits of Video Analysis

Video analysis is all about improving athletic performance through careful analysis and evaluation of an athletes performance. Using video to analyse movements of an athlete can help coaches pick up on where an athletes can improve in terms of technique and approach.

How world class athletes are improving their performance with Sprongo’s new feature: playlists sharing.

As you all know, the team here at Sprongo love to constantly update and add new features and tools to provide you with the best possible video analysis software to help train and educate your athletes! For coaches, Sprongo is a great tool for quickly and efficiently providing consistent and comparative feedback to your athletes, and for athletes, we provide the tools that aid overall and comparative performance assessment and improvement. Practice makes perfect, so we know that it’s important to collect that recorded practice is one easy to manage place: playlists. We’ve been helping athletes for years improve their technique and skills through video playback support and have just released an exciting new feature, that makes sharing your videos a whole lot easier and more enjoyable! Playlist sharing is the new, easy way to share entire playlists of videos and useful data both through the web and on our…

The New Screen Recording Feature

As you all know, the team here at Sprongo love to constantly update and add new features and tools to provide you with the best possible video analysis software to help train and educate your athletes! We’ve got an exciting new Screen Recording feature for our Sprongo App Users. The new feature allows you to record your screen in real time and save the video to your homefeed, cameral roll and even share it with your friends. You can record while adjusting the speed of a certain video, making it super useful when trying to explain and point out certain aspects of a video. To use the feature, simply click on the red circle that pops up on the top left of your screen. Click on ‘Start Recording’ and you’re good to go.  Once you’re done recording, you’ll have the option of editing or deleting it. You can crop, edit,…

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,…

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