Introducing Drone Technology to Soccer Coaching
International Journal of Sports Science and Physical Education
Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2020, Pages: 1-4
Received: Jan. 25, 2020; Accepted: Feb. 24, 2020; Published: Mar. 6, 2020
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Muhammad Shahidul Islam, Office of Physical Education, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh; Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF), Dhaka, Bangladesh
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Soccer is one of the most complex and dynamic games (within match situations) where 22 players move for the ball. A ball might have an impact on these 22 players because the game is enclosed by ‘own possession’, ‘out of possession’, and ‘transitions’. So the modern scientific coach needs to think about the impact of a ball on 22 players instead of 1 player. Consequently, the defensive and attacking team shape is very difficult to understand, as the game is very intelligible. A coach can’t reach all the specific places of soccer movement at a time. The Drone camera (flying tactful eye) is capable of filming aerially on the transverse plane and can reach all specific locations as requested by the coach. The coach can also make videos for all his practice sessions and review them later. The researcher did not find any previous studies that demonstrated the importance of Drone video for the analysis of attacking and defensive team shape in practice sessions and an unofficial match context. The Drone video affects the study of soccer strategies that research has explored.
Soccer, Drone, Coaching, Team Shape
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Muhammad Shahidul Islam, Introducing Drone Technology to Soccer Coaching, International Journal of Sports Science and Physical Education. Vol. 5, No. 1, 2020, pp. 1-4. doi: 10.11648/j.ijsspe.20200501.11
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