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    How to monitor and optimise training load?

    Monitoring and optimisation of training load should be based on knowledge about our players. Tests are necessary to get the knowledge - but test results alone are not enough. We must know how to analyse them and interpret the data generated based on them. The objective of monitoring is not only to check how many…

    All about maximum heart rate and resting heart rate

    It can’t be emphasized enough – heart rate monitoring is extremely important for athletes. It’s crucial to know your heart rate values to be able to train within your limits. For training to be effective, it has to be adjusted to an athlete’s personal needs and capabilities, such as resting heart rate and maximum heart…

    Athlete’s speed – stay in the zone

    As we previously wrote on our blog, it’s important to control your heart rate zones, especially when you are working on your aerobic and anaerobic efficiency. However, there are also workouts that should be based on keeping a certain speed and sports tracking certainly helps achieve that. So what are speed zones and how are…

    Acute to Chronic Workload Ratio – new Sonda Sports system feature

    Monitoring physical activity is the key to determine the right workload and minimize injury risk. It is easy to do with the help of sports tracking equipment as it provides a precise overview of an athlete’s condition. Calculating injury risk was always one of our main priorities and we’ve been working on a great new addition to…

    Three Christmas gift ideas for a sports addict

    Since Christmas is just around the corner, stockings are filling up with presents. Everyone wants their gifts to be meaningful and memorable. We recommend buying something connected to your friend’s or relative’s passion. If they are into team sports, then you are in luck. We’ve put together a short list of Christmas gift ideas. Sports…

    Change of speed in numbers – why and how to keep track

    An athlete moves on the pitch almost constantly, changing only his speed. We see a player accelerating from slow walking to a sudden sprint within seconds during the game and training sessions. Since these rapid changes cost a lot of effort and might be straining, they should be monitored with the use of GPS sports tracking.…

    The ABCs of heart rate zones

    As diverse as sports disciplines are, there is one element they have in common – the importance of heart rate. When it comes to semi-professional or professional sports, athletes use HR (heart rate) monitors on a daily basis and work in harmony with their body. Nowadays, more and more amateur athletes are following their steps…

    5 Movement Training Methods That Can Help You in the Field

    Understanding the kind of exercise you do and why you do it is part and parcel of being an athlete. Not all exercise routines are created equal, and some may be more beneficial to a certain type of athlete than another. For example, previously on Sonda Sports we talked about the difference between aerobic and anaerobic…

    4 ways to control your health

    An athlete’s well-being is absolutely crucial if he or she wants to train efficiently and achieve good results. It’s important to control your health, especially if your body is frequently working over the limit. There are many ways to see if your body is doing fine – regular check-ups, sports tracking, even stretching. We have…

    Tracking distance covered during the game

    Many sports disciplines involve running. Therefore, the distance covered by athletes is one of the most important and useful statistics. It is pretty simple to measure if you use sports tracking. Keep in mind that different sports tracking apps and wearable devices are suitable for different sports. GPS in a nutshell Look up in the…

    Stability training: visit your gym

    Complicated drills and dribbling the ball back and forth across the pitch – this is what an average day looks like for every football player. It can be quite risky for a person who isn’t used to this kind of physical effort. There’s no way around it, football players need to undergo intense training sessions.…

    Workload monitoring – a reliable way of tracking your effort

    If someone asked you whether your weekly or monthly workload is right for you, would you be able to answer without hesitation? Probably not if you don’t monitor your workload with sports tracking. Some periods of the season require tough training sessions, and some give you time to relax and not push yourself as much.…

    5 facts about sports nutrition

    Even if an athlete works hard during the training, uses technology to work properly and listens to the best coaches they know, they still might not perform as good as possible. It's a wide known fact - if an athlete wants to improve their performance, they also have to improve their diet. Sports nutrition is…

    Aerobic and anaerobic effort – what’s the difference?

    Every exercise you do is either aerobic or anaerobic. Each has a different effect on the body. Some may argue which type is better for which athlete, but the truth is that they are both necessary in balanced development. What is the difference between them? And how is sports tracking useful in this case? Aerobic…

    3 rules of children training

    Young parents often start teaching their children sports from a very young age. They like to watch them have fun and be active, but some have the ambition of bringing up their kids to become professional athletes. However, as much as they would want to see their children winning games and trophies, there’s a long…

    Weight lifting as part of every athlete’s training

    Weight lifting is no longer just for bodybuilders. Heavy weights are now a common part of every healthy athlete’s training, regardless of their sport. There are many reasons to do heavy weights in between regular training sessions on the pitch - we're presenting just a few of them. Heavy weights – one concept, many types…

    5 best recovery methods

    Every committed athlete loves working hard during training. Even amateurs try to squeeze into their busy schedules up to two or three training sessions during the day. Though it is very rewarding to get a good sweat going, there’s no doubt that it’s also very tiring for the body. That’s why it’s important to learn…

    Mentality of the winner in early years training

    It may sound sentimental, but there’s a reason why everyone says that every player needs a heart to play and a strong mind to take the pressure of the training and the game. Winners are made, not born, and that process of “making” is very hard and complicated. That’s why it should start as fast…

    Lech Poznań Academy now using Sonda Sports system

    Football coaches and players are getting more and more serious about sports tracking. They understand the importance of workload management in both adults and children's training. "Workload analysis is crucial when it comes to the whole process of training" - says Jakub Marynowicz, fitness coach of youth players of Lech Poznań - "This GPS tracking…

    Improving efficiency – the best methods

    Thousands of athletes all over the globe try their hardest to set new records and win matches, but this is impossible without improving efficiency during the training sessions. And one of the best ways to make progress is by using sports tracking. Become a versatile athlete Take running for example, the easiest possible option for…

    Górnik Zabrze’s cooperation with Sonda Sports

    The most titled Polish football team is now cooperating with Sonda Sports. Hopefully GPS tracking in daily trainings will help this legendary club gain even more titles over the next years. More and more Polish football clubs are actively looking for ways to improve their performance and not afraid of using technology in sports -…

    10 most common mistakes you make during training

    Even small mistakes, when repeated consistently, can lead to failures and disappointments. Some of them are so common that they concern almost every amateur player. If you train regularly, you should read the following list and make sure you’re not making these errors. You can also use very helpful equipment to do so. 1. Not…

    5 ways to deal with overtraining

    Overtraining is a serious issue in today's sports. Avoid it if you can by using right tools, but if it does occur, we recommend trying our tips and handling overtraining problems like the pros do.  Why is overtraining so common? We live in a world where getting rest is not an option - it shows…

    How to Work With a Team — Same Training, Different Parameters

    It’s a challenge to work with a group of people. Each member of the team is different - and even if a coach has made sure that his players are at a similar level of preparation, assuming that they will perform exactly the same is just wrong. One schedule to train them all Although there…

    GKS Jastrzebie’s collaboration with Sonda Sports

    Yet another football club has joined Sonda Sports team. Since July 2019 Sonda Sports became an official technological partner of GKS Jastrzebie, a Polish club from Silesia. Sonda Sports provides GPS tracking system for teams to monitor their workload, avoid injuries and make conscious decisions based on reliable data. Now GKS Jastrzebie is going to…

    How to bring the best out of the team?

    This is a concern of every single manager and coach around the world. No matter how much effort they put into preparations for the season, it is difficult to guarantee consistency in their players’ performance. This does not result from the incompetence of the coach or the athletes’ lack of commitment – they simply have…

    Why heart rate monitoring is so important in sports?

    Chest straps are not an unusual sight anymore as heart rate monitoring has become a key of training. Though it doesn’t surprise anyone when they are used by runners, it still may look odd to some when it comes to other sports. But it shouldn’t! And here’s why. Heart rate monitoring makes a difference Let’s…

    Football player tracking in the work of coaches and players

    GUEST POST - KATARZYNA BARLEWICZ The world of sports is rapidly changing and has significantly evolved over the last few years. Professionals must pay attention to every detail related to training, diet, regeneration, and mental preparation. A football player tracking system can also be a helpful tool. Large training staff is needed for teams to…

    Player Tracking System Tested by Footballlab

    GUEST POST - FOOTBALLLAB.PL Thanks to our collaboration with Sonda Sports during this year's Skills Box Camp in Kleszczów, we had the opportunity to test the player tracking system. Easily accesible player tracking system The system precisely monitors every health parameter of athletes during training, its intensity, and the body's response to the stimuli. Detailed…

    Lions Rugby Co.’s collaboration with Sonda Sports

    Lions Rugby Co. has joined the technology partnership programme by Sonda Sports. The team participating in the Super Rugby games is now equipped with a rugby GPS trackers system, which will provide the coaching staff access to data used in the preparation of training sessions.   Sonda Sports and Lions Rugby Co. have become technological…

    GPS Football Trackers At Coerver® Coaching Poland

    Sonda Sports has provided Coerver® Coaching Poland with a set of GPS football trackers, which were used during training sessions at Coerver’s sports camp. The training staff and young players were given access to the analytical system, which in a simple and clear way presented data on the current training load, as well as the body's…

    How to use GPS football tracking to improve your game

    Real Madrid, Liverpool, Juventus, PSG. These are just a few examples of teams that use GPS football tracking every day. In fact, among the teams appearing in the top 5 leagues in Europe, it is hard to find one that does not use performance tracking technologies. Why is GPS football tracking so popular among the…

    Soccer Tracker – The Ultimate Way to Improve Your Team’s Performance

    Technology has revolutionized every sector and soccer is no exception. In the beginning, the main goal was to improve the equipment the players used. However, as the concepts of operation and performance evolved, the best way to help athletes was still not available. The first follow-up prototypes were implemented in 1997, ready to collect the…

    Sonda Sports’ collaboration with Macclesfield Town FC

    Sonda Sports, a manufacturer of tracking devices and a GPS-based system for performance analysis in football, has begun collaborating with the Macclesfield Town F.C., managed by former England defender Sol Campbell. Macclesfield Town and Sonda Sports have started a technological partnership. We have provided the team with equipment for accurately monitoring the players throughout the…

    Metabolic Power – The Ultimate Data in Team Sports

    Metabolic Power – The Ultimate Data to Track in Team Sports Knowledge of metabolism functions is currently one of the most important issues in the sports world. Sports have taken over in-depth analysis of each individual aspect related to the metabolism. Its spans far beyond the simple concept of energy expenditure and consumption, and is…

    Heart Rate Monitoring and its usage in team sports

    What is Heart Rate Monitoring, and how to use it in team sports? Heart Rate Monitoring (HRM) has become one of the most important indicators of cardiovascular fitness over the past few years. Today, not only runners, cyclists or fitness enthusiasts use this data. We can observe an increasing number of team sports players (both…

    Elite athlete raising in your family? Practical rules for parents!

    Leo Messi earns approximately $111 million, Cristiano Ronaldo $108 million, and LeBron James $88.5 million a year. In addition to financial benefits, there’s also tremendous fame and recognition - something you cannot put a value on. These are attractive incentives, which is why an increasing number of parents want such a future for their children.…

    GPS tracker configuration in few steps

    GPS tracker configuration in a few simple steps [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bMRtqtzSWGk[/embed] Before you start the GPS tracker configuration, first of all, prepare your Tracker, heart rate monitor and your laptop. Before the first use make sure that the battery is fully charged (battery will be fully charged when the red lights go off). Remember to inside the battery into…

    GPS Sport Tracker – What makes us unique?

    Sonda Sports is a fully wireless, innovative, easy-to-use system with GPS sport tracker, adapted to different groups - women and men, children, amateur and professional clubs. Fully wireless, easy-to-use system with gps sport tracker One of our main goals was to create a system that would comprehensively monitor physical activity, control the performance of athletes,…

    How does the Sonda Sports system work?

    Sonda Sports is a completely wireless athlete monitoring system which records every physical effort, its intensity and body response. You just have to have it with you during training or when playing a match. Tracker   Our trackers are equipped with an outdoor (GPS/GLONASS) or indoor (LPS) positioning system, as well as an accelerometer, a…

    Sonda Sports – who we are and what we do

    Sonda Sports is a European company which has created a system for monitoring and analysing the performance of athletes. Our system monitors physical activity, controls performance, and prevents injuries thanks to intelligent data analysis. Sonda Sports - the idea We are often asked about how the idea of creating a system for monitoring and analysing…
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