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Hating the inaccuracy of hand times? Are you unable to justify expensive timing equipment on a small budget? Coach Joe Davidson has fantastic news.  His solution is Dartfish.  Using myDartfish Express, an app that serves as a video analysis tool, one can use features like video playback, intuitive tools for annotation, as well as a stopwatch function.  The stopwatch function is the key component of getting accurate times and providing coaches and athletes with the proper feedback.  Compared to other timing systems, THIS APP WILL SAVE YOU MONEY, TIME, AND EFFORT.   How to Utilize Dartfish for Timing Coaches and managers act as timers, not videographers, by following key steps such as recording during the set command, locating the starter, identifying the finish line, and ensuring all participants have completed the race before stopping the recording. Starting the recording BEFORE the “Go” command will ensure that you get the complete…

Indicators of Performance For each goal you want to work on, you’ll analyze one or several metrics of performance.Again, keep few and clear metrics, because measuring a lot of angles isn’t always relevantand will waste your time. As a coach (helped sometimes by physiotherapists), you know howto recognize…

The myDartfish Express: Coach app allows you to capture your athletes’ performance withsome analysis options. You’ll need to determine 2 things: For a physiotherapist, a front view of a runner allows analysis of gait efficiency. For the 100m, filming at the starting line, captures and compares two performances…