Bahrain Olympic Committee's New "Dartfish" Technology Aims to Prepare Coaches for Skills and Tactical Analysis

A course on movement analysis using computer software "Dartfish", concluded recently with 27 coaches from different sports clubs and associations in the fray.

Organized by the Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) Sports Training and Development Section, the five-day course was held at the section premises at Manama Club in Juffair.

Dartfish specialist and international instructor Mahmoud Ahmed Fakhro conducted the sessions, which used the latest version of the programme and were applied on the individual matches.

It focused on latest technologies used to analyze motor performance of the players using cameras and video recordings.

Coaches taking part were divided based on their sports specialty, while the instructor designed the programme according to each game and the requirements of each coach.

This programme aims to prepare coaches for skills and tactical analysis, and comes within the framework of the sports training and development section annual plan, which seeks to elevate the outputs of sports action.

The participants gained lots of methods used for training and analysis of games, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of athletic performance via video.

Other ways to identify methods of instant analysis were made using the "iPhone" and "iPad" through the same program, as the course also reviewed ways for the coach to communicate with his players over the Internet using dartfish technology.

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