Author: Brenda Merks

In previous blogs we have discussed the value of GPS-monitoring for team performance optimization. However, when you first start monitoring your team with GPS, the results of the different load variables might be hard to interpret. Your players might, for example, cover 500 sprint meters...

We are proud and honored to announce that Royal Orée Hockey has started using the JOHAN Sports GPS system as well as the Wellness App for their Men’s team. This makes them the first top tier Belgium hockey club to start using the JOHAN Sports...

Heart rate monitoring is one of the most popular methods of monitoring the internal load of team sport players. One of the reasons for this, is that it is a very intuitive method: we all know that when we exercise, our heart rate is going...

We are at the start of the competitive season and are, thus, leaving behind the high physical workloads of the pre-season training period. The focus during the week will shift towards optimally preparing the players for a peak performance in the match, rather than...

In the last two blogs, we have discussed how the Player Status Module supports you in designing a training program with the ideal amount of training load and ideal variation of training load within a week. However, knowing what the players have done is not...

In the last blog, we have seen how the Player Status module helps you to determine the optimal amount of load for your players. However, the amount of load isn’t the only thing to take into account when designing a training schedule. Variation in training...

After the summer break, and the corresponding decrements in physical fitness, the preparation period focuses on restoring the physical fitness of the players. The endurance capacity of the players is one of the factors that is reduced in the summer break. However, this capacity is...

In the last weeks, most football- and hockey players have enjoyed their well-deserved summer break. After a long season, the players needed some mental and physical recovery time to be ready for the start of the new season. For some players holiday time is already...