Fitogether, which specializes in the analysis of football data, will become Kalju FC’s official partner of Electronic Performance Tracking System(EPTS) for football players starting this coming season.
Fitogether’s product “OHCOACH” is FIFA IMS certified and has received the highest rating for accuracy and consistency in the 2020 FIFA EPTS Quality Program. Fitogether is the official sponsor of the Korean league, including the youth leagues. K-League professional clubs have benefited greatly from the use of OhCoach technology, allowing players to significantly improve their performance. Fitogether works with more than 350 clubs and continues to grow with useful feedback from users.
By offering EPTS devices, software, and fitness tests to be carried in the coming years, Fitogether will provide Kalju with the ability to improve the physical condition of football players.
Among other things, Kalju FC’s new equipment can be used to facilitate the monitoring of footballers’ training data and their health indicators. Other initiatives are being developed to build the club’s capacity, such as activities aimed at the club’s youth players and participation in the annual conference on sports science and technology to equip those who are up to date with the latest knowledge.
Fitogether’s director, Kim Taeryung commented on the cooperation agreement: “With the current Covid-19 pandemic, player management is more important than ever. Using EPTS equipment can help clubs to assess player performance better and help prevent injuries.”
“Fitogether is a fast-growing company, we have been issued FIFA certificates and I believe that our technology will help Kalju FC players perform better. We are very happy with the cooperation with the renowned Estonian club, and we will follow their further development with great interest, ”added Taeryung.
“The cooperation between the Estonian football club and the South Korean technology company is of significant importance because the digital future of our country must also take a step forward in the field of sports. I am extremely pleased to be able to benefit from each other. Information and sports technology contribute to the development of football, and through our joint efforts, we will all grow together. Who knows, maybe we will be able to build a new digital bridge between Estonia and Korea in the course of this cooperation,” said Kuno Tehva, the Chairman of Kalju FC.
Kalju’s Sports Director, Argo Arbeiter added: “We are looking forward to working with Fitogether. Thanks to them, our coaches will be able to use state-of-the-art technology to evaluate the performance of players and thus develop better training programs and raise their playing standards “.
Eddie Cardoso, the new head coach of Kalju FC, also expressed satisfaction that he could add the use of technology to his training plans, saying: “The use of tracking and performance data has become a key and widespread application in modern football. Fitogether devices will definitely help us raise our level.