One of the big trends in 2020 is working at a distance. Whether it’s employees working remotely from home, fans watching their favorite teams on television rather than in stadiums, or coaches working with players virtually, there’s never been a better time to harness the power of technology to make the most out of these strange times.
Whether you’re a player, coach, or club director, you are sure to realize the importance of staying ahead of the competition and not falling behind. It’s always important to keep improving and take full advantage of the tools at your disposal to be the best you can be. In this article we’ll go over three ways clubs and coaches can still play a crucial role in helping their players develop and succeed, even when teams may not be able to meet in person.
1. Individualized Training Plans
Having a plan in place so that each and every player knows what they need to do to improve is vital. After all, without a goal, it’s impossible for players to know what they need to take their game to the next level! Each player should be aware or their strengths and weaknesses, as well as have a multitude of drills and exercises they can do to make the necessary improvements. Creating quality individualized training plans for every player can be a time consuming task, but that’s where 360Player can help. With the 360Player app players and coaches can assess the skills of team members and based on the results of these assessments and the player’s positions, unique algorithms will automatically generate training suggestions for the players. This way every player knows exactly what they can work on to improve at all times!
Once an assessment has been taken, players can easily see their strongest and weakest positions on the field and will be given suggestions on what to improve on based on where they are playing.
2. Video Feedback
Video has become increasingly valuable in helping players learn from watching themselves and others. This is why 360Player has made video a core part of the platform. Video can be used in a variety of ways such as analyzing strong points and learning opportunities in matches, showing correct or incorrect techniques, or providing inspiration and helpful content to the viewers.
With the 360Player video analytics tool, it’s easy to upload videos into the platform and create clips to highlight certain segments of the video. When creating clips you can tag players so that they’re notified as well as write comments to provide constructive feedback or praise.
When working remotely, video can also be a great way to show progress and keep everyone updated without having to physically meet. For example, some teams that use 360Player assign home training or workouts for players to do on their own. Players will then record a portion of their workout and upload it to the team wall so that their coaches and teammates can check in with how they’re doing!
Video is a great tool to help players improve whether providing feedback from a match or watching a player train individually.
3. Keep Up The Communication
Whether it’s giving feedback through video analysis, sharing content on the wall, or messaging players directly, staying in communication is beneficial for everyone involved when physical meetings are less frequent. 360Player ensures that everyone stays connected with calendars, the ability to create groups, and the fact that coaches and players are notified instantly whenever trying to communicate with one another. From discussing tactics, giving advice, or just checking in, staying connected has never been easier, and that’s a good thing.