Text of Kevin McGuigan (Sport Scientist, Ulster GAA) Brian McClelland (Sport Science Intern, Armagh GAA)...
Kevin McGuigan (Sport Scientist, Ulster GAA) Brian McClelland
(Sport Science Intern, Armagh GAA) Patrick McCarron (Sport Science
Intern, Monaghan GAA) Maximising Technology for Adult Player
Introduction What is our focus; Emerging concepts;
Affordability; Application; What do we aim to do; Raise awareness
of technology available; Provide usable examples for coaches to
take away; Answer any questions you may have.
Heart Rate Analysis What does heart rate measure? Intensity of
effort / work rate / stress on the CV system; Demonstration; Cheap
options; Practical application
Kinovea Basic Video Analysis Kinovea; Downloadable video
analysis software; Edit Clips; Add Graphics; Split Screen clips;
Build in pause screens; Add comments www.kinovea.org
Kinovea: Practical Demo
Performance Analysis Process Performance Analysis Measure
Performance Practice Source Drills and Games Correct Technique
Measure Performance: Tagit Gaelic
Tagit Gaelic Record & review performance as it happens;
Quantitative assessment of performance & produce a detailed
report; iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch; iPhone - 2.49/3.59; Tagit
Video on iPad - 29.99/37.99.
Tagit Gaelic: Practical Demo
Using Tagit Gaelic Create personalised templates; Max of 10
events per template; View data as per event and/or individual.
Applying Results & Feedback Live match stats One to one
feedback Team Comparisons Identify weakness Set targets
Analyse Weakness: Dartfish Express
Dartfish Express: Analyse Weakness Video Analysis Software for
iPhone/ iPod/ iPad. Helps coaches & players improve performance
- Record - Replay (Frame by Frame/ Slow Motion) - Analyse (Draw/
Label/ Arrows/ Add Text) Cost 4.49/ 2.99
Dartfish Express: Gathering Video Practical (Games) Staged
(Skills Test) NB: Its very important to tell the player before they
complete test that you are looking for accuracy instead of good
technique. The player was instructed to execute a punt kick and was
provided with no coaching
Dartfish Express: Practical Demo
Dartfish Express: Summary of Process Addressing players 7 &
9; Using Dartfish Express, attempted to identify key issues with
kicking technique; Guided player to use GAA Pocket Coach for
reference to correct technique; Reassess kicking technique 3 weeks
Correcting Technique: GAA Pocket Coach
GAA Pocket Coach: Correcting Technique GAA Pocket Coach; Video
& photo reference App for coaching Gaelic football; Includes
coaching points for key skills; Cost: 1.49 / 1.79; iPhone (4+);
iPad & iPad Mini; Requires IOS7.
GAA Pocket Coach: Practical Demo
Applying knowledge to Practice: Elevate
ESS Gaelic Football Coaching Gaelic Football coaches will be
able to access drills/games and create training sessions with
little or no preparation. Create and save your own training
sessions. Available on Apple App Store and Google store. Price:
Free- Trial version 4 coaching games/drills; 4.99 / 5.99 - 52 small
Elevate Sports: Practical Demo
Dartfish Express Follow Up Test Player undertook the exact same
kicking test as before. Again told the test was about accuracy.
(i.e. how many scores they can get in with the 5 balls) Recorded
kicking technique using tablet.
Dartfish Express - Final Results Vast improvements both in
Technique and most importantly accuracy.
Player Pre & Post Intervention Head
Pre & Post Intervention Knee Angle
Pre & Post Intervention Kicking With Laces of Boot
Pre & Post Intervention Toes Pointed Down, In Direction of
Summary of the PA Process Performance Analysis Tagit Gaelic
Elevate GAA Pocket Coach Dartfish Express
MS Excel Tracking Trends Ongoing analysis of trends in a range
of aspects; E.G. Team Kick passing Brian! Individual kick passing
Brian! Measuring performance! Stimulate competition blocking!
MS Excel Tracking Trends
Conclusions Technology is widely available; Majority is free /
fairly cheap; How much do we actually use what is available;
Summary of cost less than 15 / 10?