If you missed it, a few weeks ago we announced the launch of SIVA, Sprongo’s brand new Intelligent Video Analytics Software. Just weeks after launching, SIVA has already been embraced by numerous professional athletes and teams around the world. Harnessing the power of SIVA’s artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities, athletes and coaches have already analyzed thousands of videos.
While golf is considered a modern game, it has a rich heritage with players working on perfecting the art of the golf swing back as far as the 15th century, and in some cases further depending on who you’re talking to.
With over 1 billion fans worldwide, tennis is one sport where being the best in the business grants you an unprecedented celebrity status around the world. It’s also one of the most competitive sports in the world and one where skill and athletic prowess go hand in hand.
When competing at a top level, strength and conditioning can often be the difference between victory or defeat. In fact, stats show that athletes who adopt an exercise prescription of strength training and aerobic conditioning have a higher degree of injury prevention and generally thrive within their chosen performance sports.
The Rugby World Cup is in full swing with the semifinals just over a week away. These clashes between Titans have been a spectacular thing to watch, with teams from all over the world competing for the glory of becoming the winner of the 2019 rugby World Cup. While it’s safe to say conditions haven’t been optimal for rugby, we’ve seen some spectacular plays, great sportsmanship and some of the best rugby played in the world.
At Sprongo, we have been consistently trying to provide instant video analysis. Our efforts have always been towards bringing analysis to the cloud. We know how much video tracking and the analysis it allows is a gamechanger for many athletes, coaches, and sportspeople. But we also know how time-consuming it can be to have to annotate each body position, compare side by side, and then try to make the analysis to find improvement. We knew that our users needed more. Welcome to the future of sports analytics.
Video analysis in swimming is extremely beneficial for both swimming coach, and athlete. It’s a little more complicated than the average sport – as analysis needs to be taken place above the water, as well as underwater.
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…
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.