The Sportlyzer Blog

We write about sports coaching, club management, training, and our software updates.

Can player evaluation and aptitude testing be harmful to kids and how to do it safely?

March 20, 2017 - Posted by
Player evaluation and testing kids by Sportlyzer.com

Unexpected reaction to our Tests feature release

Everyone in our team was excited when we released new features for player evaluation and testing and sending progress reports via email. We had planned it with the best intention to help coaches track player’s progress and give personal feedback to players – the thing that parents are missing most from their kids’ sport clubs.

Everything started very well and we got very positive feedback from many clubs using our software. But suddenly an opposition rose on our Facebook page over the issue of whether player evaluation and testing would deprive kids of fun of playing. Our post received comments like:

Tips & tricks on Sportlyzer (2): schedules & planning

November 22, 2016 - Posted by
Sportlyzer tips and tricks for coaches and club managers

The second post in our series of “Tips & tricks on Sportlyzer” focuses on schedules & planning. Read on to see how to make the most of Sportlyzer for your club. And if you haven’t read our previous post, you can find the link to it from the bottom of this post.

Why our customers and sports experts invested in Sportlyzer?

June 16, 2016 - Posted by
Madis Kokkuta about investing in Sportlyzer

Sportlyzer closed a successful 130K-Euros crowdfunding round on Funderbeam Markets and we were humbled to see our users, top athletes, coaches and other sports experts join to back us. These people see clearly why Sportlyzer is a must for youth sports and we wanted to share their insights with you as well.

How A Young Coach Uses Software to Simplify His Work

June 16, 2016 - Posted by
Martin Kokkuta Sportlyzerilt loosiga võidetud tahvelarvutiga.

It’s clear that sooner or later all membership and calendar management in sports clubs will shift from paper and Excel to special software. But many of you may wonder, what will the work of coaches be like after they have made this change? And is it worth the hustle? To get answers to these questions we talked to a youth coach Martin Kokkuta from HC Tallinn, who is already using Sportlyzer Coach Diary as an everyday tool.

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