PSV teams up with sports tech company Beyond Sports
August 16th, 2016
PSV appoints Beyond Sports as preferred supplier for virtual reality technology and related services.
Research University of Utrecht
Starting this season PSV will make use of the virtual reality technology of Beyond Sports for training purposes and game play analyses. PSV is the next big top-tier league club in Holland that inhabits the revolutionary technology of Beyond Sports into the daily training program of both the first team and the youth academy.
The pilot stage that PSV and Beyond Sports collaboratively performed, has lead to the integration of the program into the training structure of PSV. The test phase has helped enormously in shaping and optimising the product for integration into daily usage. In combination with the promising research results (delivered by the University of Utrecht), this has lead to the decision to structurally integrate the VR technology into the training program. ‘’It's a very valuable addition to the current program.’’, states performance analyst Wim Rip from PSV. “Match scenarios can be imitated into detail and the learnings are amazing. Very promising.’’
Real data. Real scenarios.
The virtual reality technology Beyond Sports offers, are based on real match data and able a club to create scenarios based on a certain game-plan or a very specific approach. The scientific research fuels the possibilities for more specific training for individual athletes and also promises structural player enhancement in both performance as in tactical decision making.
‘’Beyond Sports offers the future of individual training by innovating existing methods and structures. The major advantages technology provides in normal our day-to-day lives can used and optimised for the sports industry. But almost nobody is doing it. Until now. So we offer the technology that pulls clubs into the 21st century when it comes to the integration of innovative technology and individual performance enhancement.’, states Director of Business Sander Schouten.