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How to Improve Your Football Workout Plan with Analytics

Player tracking systems are an integral part of American football. They provide sports analytics, which give us valuable insights into player performance. They can also improve they way you train and helps coaches make informed decisions about player fitness and tactical positioning. Here’s how. 

American football players are now being equipped with player trackers that provide coaches with vital information that helps prevent injuries during football workouts.

Author: Trey Cannon

Since their debut in the early 2000s, player tracking and sports analytics have become increasingly sophisticated. From the beginning, it was GPS, or Global Positioning Systems, that proved to be extremely valuable. Upgraded in May 2024, KINEXON PERFORM GPS Pro is a one-of-a-kind GPS-based mobile player tracking systems for outdoor team sports. 

Find out how a GPS system makes it much easier to manage the mechanical load of your players and improve player availability by downloading our guide.

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The First Fully-Automated Athlete GPS Tracker

A great football workout plan starts with a player tracking device that collects data on how each player is performing.

KINEXON’s PERFORM GPS Pro is the world’s first athlete monitoring system with a fully automated and wireless workflow! This means: 

  • No more cables for read-out, data upload/​download etc. needed 
  • You save about 20 – 30 min. of your time thanks to a fully automated workflow 
  • All performance metrics live, PLUS live position data, PLUS advanced live metrics, PLUs all raw data fully automated after each session 

It delivers metrics to your football team (and staff) through a user-friendly, top-of-the-line device. 

It captures sports data and sends it directly to the AWS cloud so it can be seen in real-time. This gives you the option to review it after a practice session (or game) from various devices, across all platforms, at any time of the day. Other benefits include:

  • Stream 60+ players using a singular live access point (AP)
  • Ability to analyze data on your own time with AWS cloud storage
  • Save valuable time with a user-friendly device

Having the capability to make informed decisions during practice is crucial for coaches to maximize the goals they are setting for their teams. Coaches, trainers and players can effortlessly track and analyze 50+ metrics live to monitor player performance throughout a session. 

Our sports analysis software allows for comprehensive data collection across multiple fields simultaneously, ensuring that all players receive equal monitoring and evaluation— regardless of position.

Coaches are expected to maximize the performance of athletes during practice leading up to gameday. Access to real-time data to adjust a player’s load during training sessions significantly impacts player performance when the first whistle blows. These slight changes to a player’s load are the difference between peaking at the right time on gameday and feeling fatigued when their number is called for a big play when the game is on the line. The data can seamlessly guide player analysis that the naked eye can’t see.

Trey Cannon, Customer Success Manager at KINEXON

With the rising expectations placed on sports performance practitioners, there is a growing desire among teams for their GPS-based athlete performance solutions to offer greater functionality. Teams want more information to make quick decisions and ensure the health and safety of their athletes. PERFORM GPS Pro meets these demands and enhances accuracy by providing real-time data for immediate decision-making. By eliminating the requirement for time-consuming downloads, we have developed a solution that seamlessly connects to the AWS cloud, effortlessly delivering crucial information directly to your laptop, tablet, or smartphone.

Jim Garofalo, Executive Vice President and General Manager - North America at KINEXON

Sports Data Analytics in Real Time

A football player makes a move to avoid a tackler during a game, while a player tracker monitors the athlete's performance and collects data for coaches in real-time.

Real-time sports data analysis is important for coaches to make impactful decisions. The new GPS-based solution includes essential features to help analyze the data when it fits within your schedule. 

The data from a session is streamed directly to the AWS cloud, making it accessible to users on and off the field. This ensures everyone has the same access level, regardless of location, and coaches can effortlessly access data from multiple devices and platforms. Analyzing practice data has never been easier. You can save time in many ways, including:

  • Quickly reviewing and cutting drills
  • Generate reports by simply pressing a button
  • Make faster, analytical decisions

This allows coaches to spend more time on game plans and supplies trainers with the information they need to keep players healthy. Plus, you get instant access to your players’ data, eliminating the need for post-drill synchronization. This feature also saves valuable time, allowing you to focus on other essential duties.

Develop Better Football Workout Programs

A football player makes a move to avoid a tackler during a game, while a player tracker monitors the athlete's performance and collects sports data.

KINEXON PERFORM GPS Pro is a sports analytics software that simplifies and expedites coaching decisions, while allowing to create better workout plans. 

Think of it as a high-tech guide to the game of football. Coaches, trainers and players will all benefit from the sports data it provides to help you make more informed decisions and improve player performance on and off the field.

Put your GPS player tracking on autopilot. Start using the only American football monitoring system with a fully automated workflow. 

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