Connect Platform
January 28, 2023

Connect and the Importance of Data Integration and Video Tracking

Data and analytics have been around since the beginning of baseball. However, it wasn't since the heavy push of technology have we seen a flood in different data wants and needs. With the advent of technology, the game has evolved in many ways, and one of the most important developments has been the integration of baseball data to training. The list of technology companies in baseball is ever-growing. Siloed data not only creates an abundance of manual processes, but it also prohibits both the coach and athlete in making the best decisions for development as possible. The Connect Platform by Connected Performance is a powerful tool that allows for the seamless integration of baseball data, making it easier for coaches, trainers, and analysts to access and analyze player data in real-time.

One of the key benefits of the Connect Platform is its ability to provide a comprehensive view of player performance. By integrating data from various sources such as Trackman and video, the platform allows coaches to identify areas for improvement, track progress, and make more informed decisions about player development and game strategy. The platform's analytics capabilities allow coaches to analyze various aspects of a player's performance such as velocity development, strength training, and physical and mechanical assessments. This level of granularity in the analysis allows coaches to drill down into specific areas of a player's game and make adjustments on the fly with our schedule tab. With our Trackman and Rapsodo integration, you'll be able leverage each pitch data from an average standpoint along with individual pitch tagging.

Connect allows you to form data tables based upon the dates selected

Furthermore, the Connect Platform also allows for easy collaboration and communication among coaches, trainers, and analysts. This facilitates the sharing of insights and strategies across teams and organizations, making it easier to identify best practices and implement them. Additionally, the platform's analytics capabilities can also be used to identify trends and patterns that can be used to improve player training and injury prevention. By leveraging our automated reports, teams can develop strategies by leveraging long term patterns to prevent injuries and push the athlete to new heights. Similarly, by leveraging the embedded video system in our programming, coaches and athletes can monitor movement progressions on anything they'd like to track.

Our platform also enables the coach and athlete for Instant feedback. One of the primary benefits of video progression tracking is the instant feedback it provides to players. Gone are the days when athletes had to rely solely on their instincts or the verbal advice of coaches. With video, players can watch themselves in action, identifying areas where they excel and aspects that need improvement. This direct insight helps players make real-time adjustments, ultimately leading to quicker skill development.

Objective valuation is another sticking point for the connect platform. Video progression tracking eliminates the subjectivity often associated with assessing a player's performance. Coaches can objectively evaluate a player's mechanics, form, and technique. This impartial analysis allows for a more accurate understanding of the player's strengths and weaknesses, enabling the development of personalized training plans and data driven improvement.

Connect allows you to compare photos and videos from assessments and day to day training all in one place.

Baseball is increasingly becoming a data-driven sport, and video progression tracking fits perfectly into this paradigm. Coaches can use video data to identify trends, track progress over time, and make data-backed decisions about a player's development. Whether it's pitch velocity, launch angle, or exit velocity, video analysis helps players and coaches fine-tune their strategies and training methods for optimal performance.

Finally, our platform enables a true long-term development process. As a college coach most of your athletes are with you anywhere from 2-5 years. That's a big window of development especially if it's done right. Video progression tracking creates a valuable archive of a player's journey. It allows players to look back and see how far they've come, motivating them to keep pushing their limits. Coaches can also use this historical data to plan for a player's future development and set realistic goals.

As baseball continues to advance, those who embrace video progression tracking will have a significant advantage. In a sport where the difference between winning and losing can come down to a fraction of an inch or a split-second decision, having a comprehensive video analysis system in place is the game changer that every player and team needs to achieve their full potential. So, if you're serious about excelling in baseball, it's time to press record and start tracking those progressions. Your future success may very well depend on it.

The integration of baseball data is an important development for the sport of baseball, and the Connect Platform by Connected Performance is a powerful tool that allows for the seamless integration of data. It allows for a more accurate and objective analysis of development, and facilitates collaboration and communication among coaches, trainers, and analysts. The platform's analytics capabilities provide a comprehensive view of player performance, allowing coaches to make more informed decisions about player development, strength training, and player performance. With the continued advancements in technology, we can expect to see even more exciting developments in the world of baseball data in the years to come.

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