GPS Tracker for Hockey Players and Teams

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How Hockey Players Benefit from GPS

This guide shows how every hockey player can benefit from wearing a GPS Player Vest. Get Fitter and run faster. GPS trackers measure key metrics related to the three core pillars of performance: Speed, Distance, and Intensity. It provides detailed insights into a player's movements, helping to enhance performance. Through understanding how these metrics interact, players can push their limits and achieve their personal bests consistently on the pitch. Learn more about how GPS hockey trackers work and the crucial data they record in the sections below.

1. Speed

In hockey, speed is a crucial element that can make or break a player's performance. The fast nature of hockey demands quick reflexes and explosive power. Whether it's sprinting to intercept a pass or rapidly changing direction to evade an opponent, speed plays a vital role at every turn.

2. Distance

Players need to traverse long distances on the hockey pitch in order to be in the right position to make plays. The ability to cover ground quickly can make a huge difference in a game, as it allows players to be in the right place at the right time.

3. Intensity

Hockey players need to be highly focused and driven in order to maintain their intensity throughout the game. The physical demands of the sport, such as the need to cover large distances quickly and engage in physical contact with other players, require a high level of stamina and endurance.

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How do GPS hockey trackers work?

In hockey, GPS trackers, often embedded in wearable gear, provide critical insights into player movements and performance.

They track player positions on the field in real-time, analyze physical metrics such as distance covered and speed, and aid in developing strategies based on detected play patterns.

  • A 100Hz accelerometer ensures all movements
  • Pinpoint your current location and track
  • Charges in 30-45 minutes
  • There’s unlimited storage
  • Lightweight at only 51g
  • The unit is water-resistant

The Metrics GPS Trackers Record

The PitcheroGPS Tracker is your ultimate tool for game-changing performance insights. It accurately records key metrics to help you excel on the hockey pitch. Track your Total Distance covered during a game or training, reach your Top Speed, and record your Total Active Time to monitor your stamina. The tracker also records High Speed Running, assessing the frequency and intensity of your sprints, and records impacts.

Total Distance

Total Distance

Distance tracking offers crucial insights into a hockey player's match fitness, and serves as a performance improvement gauge across the season.

Key benefits include:

  • Highlight stamina and fatigue levels
  • Build a picture of a player’s capabilities
  • Provides distance data for coaches

Top Speed

Top Speed

Precisely measure top speed, providing essential insights for players aiming to get faster and fitter on the hockey pitch.

Key benefits include:

Acceleration / Deceleration

Acceleration / Deceleration

Measuring accelerations and decelerations during hockey games provides unique insights into a player's dynamic movement skills and readiness to perform.

Key benefits include:

PitcheroGPS Speed Training

On the hockey pitch, Speed is undefeated and the PitcheroGPS Speed Training programme can make every hockey player run faster for longer.

Completed over 6 weeks and designed for hockey players of all abilities, the programme is a series of drills and exercises to improve running technique and match-day performance.

PitcheroGPS Training Programme
PitcheroGPS Training Programme

Injury Prevention

Injury Prevention

GPS tracking in hockey aids injury prevention by providing data on player loads, enabling optimal training and recovery adjustments.

Key benefits include:

  • Monitoring workload to prevent overtraining
  • Identifying potential injury patterns
  • Facilitating targeted post-injury rehabilitation

Total Active Time

Total Active Time

Tracking total active time in hockey offers insights into actual on-field engagement, improving conditioning and strategy.

Key benefits include:

  • Better conditioning and fitness planning
  • Accurate workload assessment
  • Informed substitutions and strategic decisions

High Speed Running

High Speed Running

High speed running is an asset in any sport. Get to know your levels of intensity in hockey training and matches.


In the PitcheroGPS hockey tracking app, you can set:

  • Custom speed zones for all abilities and ages
  • The name of each speed zone
  • The value of each banding
  • Up to 8 speed bands

Impacts

Impacts

Impacts are inevitable in Hockey, our GPS tracker measures how many times a player has been involved in a collision.

Key benefits include:

  • See how hard and how often a player is hit
  • Impact level can be set to account for any age group
  • Demonstrates player wellfare is taken seriously
  • Data can indicate when a player should be substituted
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