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Using Video Analysis to Improve your Tennis Game

Looking to improve your tennis game? Video analysis and artificial intelligence (AI) can help you do just that. It’s widely used for many sports, helping coaches and athletes analyze performance, identify where they can improve and also prevent future injuries. It has started to become a crucial tool used by tennis professionals to review technique and understand a player’s movements. It’s also used to dissect opponents’ tactic patterns to equip themselves with fitting strategies. One of the first tennis coaches to embrace video analysis in tennis was Australian coach Darren Cahill when he was coaching Andre Agassi and Lleyton Hewitt in the early 2000s. His inspiration came from his father, who was a coach for the Australian Football League and used video analysis as a coaching tool. Cahill found it extremely helpful when coaching Andre Agassi. “I used it a lot. For me to be able to deliver a message…

    Comparing Sprongo to other Video Analysis Platforms

    Coaches and athletes have embraced Sprongo as their leading video analysis platform. While other platforms offer a similar service, Sprongo provides a unique experience that combines cloud-based, mobile app and artificial intelligence capabilities. With these features in play, Sprongo allows for easy video analysis anywhere, anytime. Unlike other platforms, Sprongo’s software is completely web-based. We’ve removed the need to install, download or upgrade our software to make life easier for our users. All you need is an internet connection and an account and you’re good to go. The Sprongo platform also has integrated AI capabilities that provides automated analysis of angles and movement. It carefully analyzes the angular measurements of an athlete’s legs, hips, shoulders and arms within a video clip. This allows you to spend more time analyzing rather than manually noting each measurement frame-by-frame. You can analyze more than one frame in your videos and create datasets for…

      Learn how to use Sprongo’s new Auto Voice Tag feature

      We have developed a new Auto Voice Tag feature to help make video analysis an even easier process for coaches and athletes. This new feature gives the Sprongo platform the ability to make automatic suggestions for tags based on the audio of a video. This saves you time in having to manually add tags onto your videos.  https://youtu.be/_-C-TfloyJQ Here’s how to use the Auto Voice Tag feature: When recording your video, clearly state what you would like to add as a tag onto your video. For example, say the relevant athlete’s name in the audio of the video to have it added as an automatic tag.When uploading your video, enable the ‘Auto Voice Tag function’.Once you’ve uploaded your video, you’ll be able to see the suggested tags under the ‘Added Tags’ section. Athletes or other coaches you have auto-tagged into your video will receive a notification and be able to…

        Using Video Analysis for Tennis

        Video analysis is all about improving athletic performance through careful analysis and evaluation of an athletes performance. Using video to analyse movements can help you pick up on where you can improve in technique and approach. Video analysis software has been used for many years by tennis professionals and coaches to help players improve their performance. It allows you to review both your own performance and technique while also understanding the plays and movements of your competitors. Up until now, video analysis has been quite a lengthy process, with the user having to manually draw lines and angles on top of your video, frame-by-frame. Sprongo however, has Intelligent Video Analytics to make the process a whole lot easier. It combines artificial intelligence and machine learning together, to create a video analysis tool that automatically identifies your subject and creates a skeleton of the body’s movements within a segment of that…

          How to use Sprongo’s Video Analysis Features

          Sprongo is an intelligent video analysis platform that offers automated angle analysis of movement. It takes video analysis to the next level with easy analysis of angular measurements of an athlete’s legs, hips, shoulders and arms. To help you get the most out of your video analysis, below are step-by step instructions for some of Sprongo’s features. Analyze Intervals Sprongo’s Interval Analysis feature provides detailed analysis of movement and angle measurement over all 4 quadrants of the body. With this feature you are able to select up to 3 seconds to be analyzed. Login to your Sprongo account and upload the video you want to analyze, or select one of your uploaded videos. Use the slider on the video’s timeline to select which movement you would like to analyze. Click the blue ‘AI Analyze’ button on the bottom right and select ‘Analyze Interval’. Once the ‘Analyze Interval’ function is selected,…

            How to analyze videos on Sprongo

            Sprongo is an easy-to-use, integrated cloud platform for teams and athletes to share and analyze videos to help improve performance and technique. For a run-down on how to upload and analyze videos, follow the steps below. How to upload video First things first, you will need to upload videos onto your Sprongo dashboard to be able to analyze them. Go to your Sprongo dashboard and select ‘Videos’. Click ‘Editing and Uploading Video’. Select a playlist to add the video to or create a new playlist. Select the video you would like to upload. Set your download permission and privacy options. Tag users you would like to share the video with. Add keyword tags to make it easier to search for later. How to analyze videos Once your video is uploaded, it’s time to analyze it. Select the video you would like to analyze. Add comments to selected points of your…

              Getting started with the Sprongo Video Analysis App

              The Sprongo Video Analysis App allows coaches and teams to analyze video from anywhere, at anytime. It not only makes the video analysis process easier but also much more convenient.  The Sprongo app includes all video analysis features, including the ability to upload and record videos to the platform, share videos with your teams, and tools such as side-by-side analysis, slow motion, overlay comparison, and more. Here’s our guide to getting started on the Sprongo video analysis app. https://youtu.be/SWvYxlcwyW4 Create your account  If you’re new to Sprongo, it’s easy to create a new account or find and join your team within the app. You can either create a new team to share your videos within, or use your Sprongo account individually. Simply select the option that suits you best. Create a team on the Sprongo video analysis app Click ‘create team’. Type in the name of your team, and set…

                Instant Technique Analysis: Welcome to the Future of Sports Analytics

                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.

                  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.

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