How technology shapes the future of rugby.

Rugby is  probably the most demanding sport of all team contact sports. It is an unhealthy and difficult battle to win that requires a combination of ruthless tactics and brutal ingenuity. Fortunately, technology is here to help with challenges. With the world famous tournament having six of the best rugby nations in the Northern Hemisphere, rugby sport has never been so high-tech

GPS technology will bring a large amount of data not previously available to the coaches, giving them an edge in both game preparation and game management

With fifteen players for a team, micro management is crucial to Personal performance monitoring. A coach needs to assess the contribution of every player for the match in both training and match. Player kits with available GPS tracking the performance of each player in a team. Analysis Player movement, speed and efficiency with real, hard data for counter Laser target retrieval including infinity, heart rate,…

Given the difficult nature of this sport, rugby ball is very heavy and difficult to carry. It creates a lot of risks. The physical stress of banging on the head into the opposing team may be underestimated. GPS tracking system capabilities increase speed of each obstacle and its impact on each individual. With information to evaluate, the coaches were able to identify and reduce the risk of injury for his team.
Finally, GPS technology will bring a large amount of data not previously available to the coaches, giving them an edge in both game preparation and game management. This can maximize working rate, minimize failure rate.

New technology from Garmin seeks to cope with the threat of the strong winds. The wind tracker attached to the golf pole is linked to a GPS meter to allow teams to measure wind speed and direction. Sometimes just a small change in the direction of a last-minute free throw can make the difference between winning and losing.