For many coaches, finding ways to use video analysis can seem overwhelming. People either try to do it all or don’t know where to start.
There are plenty of ways you can utilize video within your club, and you’re probably already better prepared than you might think. The improvement in team and player performance make it worth the investment. To help you get started, we’ve broken down the fundamentals of video analysis to show you how easy it can be.
Just Capture It
You don’t need high-dollar equipment to capture good video. Here are a few recommendations that won’t break the bank.
Smartphones and Tablets with wide angle/fisheye lens attachments
Slow-motion capture on an iPhone
It’s important to understand why you’re analysing video. Are you doing it to be more prepared leading up to a match? Are you doing it to make tactical adjustments? Are you doing it for player development purposes? You should know which tools can be beneficial to you and your club when answering those questions.