A very quick post this morning en route to one of our Running Technique Workshops in London.
One of our followers on Twitter sent me an email this morning asking what software packages I use for Running Video Analysis.
There are a number of great packages available. Most of my work is real-world coaching, rather than in-clinic treadmill analysis, so mobility and the ‘hassle factor’ has been a big consideration for me.
I use a combination of iPad and MacBook Pro within my coaching sessions. I don’t like the relatively slow frame rate of the native camera within the iPad mini, so I use my high-speed video camera set to 250fps, and an SD card to transfer footage very quickly from the camera to my iPad Mini (this initially required a bit of iOS trickery) or MacBook Pro.
On very rare occasion I use a laptop running Windows. Again, I transfer footage using the SD card, I just use a different software.