Thursday, 14 June 2018 / Published in SmartPaddle technology
During the 2017-18 season, Swimming Canada’s High Performance Centre – Ontario sport science staff have been trialing the Trainesense SmartPaddle. The team’s biomechanist, Ryan Atkison, has been the primary user and is very happy with the results to date. “When we were first exposed to the SmartPaddle, our initial reaction was that this information could
Wednesday, 13 June 2018 / Published in SmartPaddle technology
Kaisa Sali is one of the first SmartPaddle users (link to early promo video). Like any product, Trainesense SmartPaddle has multiple stories behind the scenes. Kaisa’s story is one of those (link to her webpage). Common theme for the stories behind SmartPaddle is “rediscovering yourself”. As part of our own rediscovery story we have helped
Monday, 11 June 2018 / Published in User stories
Raision Urheilijat (RaiSU) is one of the most successful swimming clubs in Finland. Petteri Paatos is the head coach of the club. This blog text summarises his thoughts and observations on deploying SmartPaddle. Together with RaiSU, Trainesense continues developing the system and scenarios on using it. This is the way the community works: in co-operation
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
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