Case Study 4 using DartfishTV

Here’s the first male athlete competing in the hang clean (not power clean) at the 2010 NSCA International Index Invitational. The lifter is very deliberate and has been well coached, but he also misses some key technique points that keep him from producing optimal results.

Dartfish.tv has just made some new changes, so you may have to experiment around to find the right viewing perspective. Select full screen or the Player mode. First review the full video clip (Play). Return to the beginning and advance frame-by-frame (Next Frame triangle) or by key point (Next Marker triangle) to watch the lift in greater detail. To check each Key Point and read Coach Newton’s commentary select Menu, then Full Screen. Select white triangles or use your computers Up/Down arrows to review each Key Point analysis.

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Dartfish.tv is a valuable tool that illustrates key coaching points nearly impossible to see with the naked eye. Check this example of Harvey Newton’s Dartfish analysis of lifting technique. Find more examples and subscribe at www.dartfish.tv/newtonsports.

Windows users are encouraged to download the free Dart Player that utilizes Microsoft’s Silverlight to provide easy access and enhanced video quality.