Wednesday, 18 July 2018 / Published in SmartPaddle technology
After a swimmer has learned a swimming technique with reasonably low resistance, it’s time to improve the efficiency of the strokes. There are two main factors influencing the efficiency: timing of the strokes and direction of the force. This time we focus on the latter. Swimmers produce force in all directions with their hand strokes,
Thursday, 07 June 2018 / Published in SmartPaddle technology
The text below discusses the details of typical issues we have seen in the force profile. In the end of the blog there is a summary on the benefits of using the force profile in performance analysis. SmartPaddle force profile The basic theory on moving in water: pushing against the water creates force and the
Monday, 16 April 2018 / Published in News
Näin saat enemmän irti uinnista, pyöräilystä ja juoksusta – Triathlonisti kertoo kannustavat treenimittausvinkit aloittelijalle, sitoutuneelle treenaajalle ja hifistelijälle Article in Helsingin Sanomat
Monday, 16 April 2018 / Published in News
Below link to fastlane article about test SmartPaddle test session: fastlane4 article
Friday, 08 December 2017 / Published in SmartPaddle technology
Whether you are just interested in learning more efficient swimming technique for example for the triathlon or want to win a gold medal in swimming competitions, a good swimming technique gives you major advantage. Beginner gets biggest benefit from learning good a swimmming technique, but equally important are last tenth or hundreds of seconds, if
Monday, 27 November 2017 / Published in User stories
Siri is a 14 year old swimmer representing swimming team Cetus in Espoo, Finland. She has been using SmartPaddle since the earliest prototype was released in the beginning of 2015. At the time she was ranked 21st at her age class in Finland. The focus of Siri’s training has been very much on proper swimming
Monday, 27 November 2017 / Published in User stories
My name is Luther Jones and I coach Sport Project Swimming in Prague, Czech Republic. I have been searching for a device that will enable me to measure various variables of swimming movement: who was doing what, what was she doing, where are the areas of specific movement inefficiencies, how to track the inefficiencies for
Monday, 27 November 2017 / Published in Trainesense events
Body speed and stroke impulse was measured for 12 swimmers. Finnish national team has been analyzing and monitoring the performance using the body speed measurements for multiple years. SmartPaddle measurements have been done in the earlier camps also, but for the first time we were able to systematically analyze the root causes for the variation
Sunday, 15 October 2017 / Published in Trainesense events
Trainesense visited Upplands Väsby for Swedish swim games. In between the competition sessions Nikola Lukic from AquaFront organized the demonstration of SmartPaddle. In few minutes from the start of the tests, the trainer could review the analysis of his own freestyle technique from our web based service. SmartPaddle’s regular user Siri Auvinen participated the competitions
Sunday, 08 October 2017 / Published in Trainesense events
During September Trainesense visited in four places in USA&Canada: Boulder, Colorado Springs, Louisville and Toronto. We demonstrated the SmartPaddle to the local swimming teams and discussed about their willingness to join the piloting ecosystem. We were warmly welcomed to each of the places and SmartPaddle was in heavy use. In Boulder we gave demonstrations in