A CASE STUDY OF MATCH ANALYSIS FOR PRACTICAL TENNIS COACHING

  • H Takahashi
  • T. Iwashima
Keywords: tennis, coaching, video, Gamebreaker.

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to verify a new coaching method through match analysis with video as a case study. A woman collegiate tennis player was selected for this study. The goal for the player was to decrease the problem pattern and to increase the strength pattern in actual match. The coaching period was about 5 weeks. In coaching process, the video clips edited by Gamebreaker (Sportstec) was used. Each rally in pre- and postmatch was categorised to ‘Good’, ‘Poor’ or ‘Neutral’. The frequencies and the ratios of each category were compared between pre- and post-match. As a result, The ratio of ‘Good’ category showed significantly high and the ratio of ‘Poor’ category showed significantly low in post-match compared to pre-match. It was considered those differences between pre- and post-match were caused by the coaching with video.
Section
Coaching and Sports Activities