Democratizing Football Science
Date: 07.06.2021
By: Divyendu Singh

Introduction

While the athlete performance tracking has made substantial progress in professional Football, there is a gap in inexpensive way to track individual casual Football performance like Strava has done for runners.
TrackFootball aims to reduce this gap by allowing anyone with a GPS device like a smart watch or a phone to track and analyse their football performance.
See a sample activity here: https://trackfootball.app/activity/61
TrackFootball activity when Divyendu went for a solo dribbling + shooting session during the pandemic.
TrackFootball activity when Divyendu went for a solo dribbling + shooting session during the pandemic.

Features

  1. Integrations → Strava is available. Custom app, Fitbit and other devices will be integrated in the future.
  1. Sprint and run detection to analyse the activity "load".
  1. Journal on an activity via mood rating and notes.
    1. → See and follow a list of new features here: https://trackfootball.app/blog/new

Future

Still planning where to head with this overall but working with coaches, sports doctors to see what is the best value for the platform. A potential list of future features
  1. Automatically combine activities into a match/session and allow the team/coaches to analyse player moments and the game together. Play by play.
  1. Detect and notify users of the player load to avoid injuries ala load detection and injury prevention.
  1. Compare yourself to yourself (primarily) and friends, with the aim to improve your game.