Mountain Bike Coaching App

03/10/2013 - 29/11/2013

Dirt School are looking to develop their digital platform, and find new ways of teaching students. They have a requirement for a digital teaching solution that will use innovative video features to allow students to compare their own videos of techniques to pre-recorded video examples.

This project will build on earlier design work to implement a first version of a mobile coaching application. This tool will include the following primary features:

·         Pre-recorded video examples of techniques

·         Instructional annotations for the chosen techniques

·         Ability for users to upload a short clip of themselves doing the chosen technique


Additionally, alongside the delivery of these features, the application should provide the following functions:

·         Watch examples in real time, slow motion and by using a manual scroll wheel

·         Flick sideways between the correct technique and their own attempt (full screen)

·         Watch examples in split screen, comparing their attempt to the correct example

·         Purchase additional content

Mountain Bike Coaching App is a Innovation Award project funded by STAR Sporting Chance Initiative. Carried out in collaboration with Dirt School Ltd. and others. For further information please refer to .
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    As one of the few full time mountain bike coaching companies in the UK, Dirt School can deliver an experience that can't be replicated. Dirt School staff have spent years finely tuning their mountain bike courses and their delivery techniques to guarantee customers are safer, faster and able to...
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Project Team

Ian Joshua Gordon Carson
student developer
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Lara Findlay
student developer
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Andrzej Wojciech Schmidt
student developer
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Brian Davison
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Georgios Maroulis
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