How Filipino athletes will benefit from a new sporting equipment
by: Davilyn D. Gabriel
There’s a buzz surrounding about a new sporting equipment that is recently introduce to the Philippine National Team in Athletics. The Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA) and the MTD Philippine Inc. recently introduce the SmarTrack which developed by Humotion a company that is based in Münster, Germany. This device specializes in tracking technology that records the movements and performance of an athlete in real time.
This device is a big help for athletes and coaches to improve their training because SmarTracks has the ability to record the data of a specific person who wore a belt with a sensor that measure the accurate number of steps, the length of steps in each sprint and the speed of the athlete. There is also an automated timing system that monitor the progress of an athlete. With this technology athletes and coaches can adapt their training more efficiently which means It will eliminate the need of manual tracking because SmarTracks will instantly provide the data that both athletes and coaches will need for their training.
The SmarTracks device that will help improve training of Filipino athletes
It will be a game changer for the athletes and coaches because it will boost their morale and confidence. This will help athletes to perform much better in upcoming tourneys and events same as for the coaches because it will help them to make new training schemes and routines for their athlete’s performances.
Every coach and athlete want the best for them to compete at the highest level, with these new devices and facilities sky is the limit of every Filipino athlete who dreams to wear the national color and flag in their chests. By this simple investment in a technology, it will encourage more Filipino children or athletes to pursue sports.