VEDBÆK, Denmark–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The German Football Association Academy (DFB-Akademie), part of the world’s largest sports federation, will use TrackMan’s world-renowned ball-stealing technology to provide the most advanced to practice and improve striking and ball delivery skills in all aspects of the game.
The DFB-Akademie, the largest sports federation in the world, will use TrackMan’s world-renowned ball flight technology to provide the most advanced tool to practice and improve ball-striking and ball-delivery skills in all aspects The TrackMan system adopted by the Senior Men’s National Team has already significantly improved player training data. This partnership will make it possible to extend this use while widening its implementation to the whole of the DFB-Akademie.
TrackMan, best known for its work in golf and baseball, pioneered an elite football solution using optically enhanced radar technology providing the most accurate, real-time ball flight data such as ball speed, spin axis, spin rate, launch angle and time of flight. When combined with other metrics calculated by TrackMan such as wall height, goalie coverage and scoring opportunities, it provides unprecedented insight into critical and significant areas of the game.
The German Football Association and TrackMan will together develop innovative, best-in-class educational concepts for players and coaches to advance ball-striking knowledge and growth across the DFB-Akademie and football German in order to be at the forefront of the use of these advanced technologies. technology to continuously improve the development of world-class elite players.
Speaking about the partnership, Oliver Bierhoff (Director of the DFB) said: “TrackMan is used by top golf players and baseball teams around the world today and has revolutionized the way these top athletes improve their skills. We are excited to use the same technology with our national teams and experts. This brings another innovative technology to German football and can advance the individual sporting development of players.”
TrackMan co-founder and CEO Klaus Eldrup-Jørgensen commented, “We are proud to work with one of the most advanced football associations in the world and to be an integral part of their impressive new state-of-the-art academy in Frankfurt. This close collaboration between DFB experts and TrackMan around the implementation of Trackman technology will lead to new and innovative ways to develop the best players in the world to become even better.
Since 2003, TrackMan has developed solutions that provide the most accurate real-time data on ball collision, launch, flight and landing. In golf, technology has helped professionals and amateurs alike unlock their potential and changed the way the game is taught and experienced.
Today, the technology is used in many sports, including baseball, soccer, and American football.