Ben Edwards

About Ben Edwards

Soccer dad, coach, and fan. Sharing youth soccer tips and cool soccer tech to help your player and soccer family.

Veo Camera Review – Easy Soccer Video

The best video camera for soccer might be one that records soccer games for you, letting you watch the match rather than spending your time filming it. The Veo camera is a soccer tracking camera that uses artificial intelligence to pan and zoom smoothly to follow the ball around the field for you. It's been a great soccer camera system for us because it's fast and easy to setup and use - not just for filming soccer games but also practices as well. Veo Camera Review [...]

By |2020-07-05T22:54:43+00:00July 5th, 2020|

Holiday Soccer Deals

If you're like us you like saving money on soccer gear! Here are some holiday soccer deals, it's been a while since we did our Black Friday deals roundup. Lots of soccer companies are sharing ways to save money on soccer gear and training this July 4th weekend. If you're too busy to plan ahead or would rather relax over the long weekend that sounds fine to us but if you have time to plan ahead you can pickup some deals this weekend and save some [...]

By |2020-07-05T22:33:55+00:00July 4th, 2020|

Veo Camera Cost Guide – Ways to Afford a Smart Camera

The Veo camera is really easy to use but finding a way to pay for the soccer video camera isn't always easy. Why pay the Veo camera price when you can buy a video camera and tripod for less? In our experience the ease of use for recording and sharing game videos plus the ability to use the footage for individual player feedback and highlights makes the Veo camera cost worth the money. If you research the camera and decide the same you still have to [...]

By |2020-02-18T16:31:19+00:00February 18th, 2020|

Dribble Up Soccer Extras for Your Smart Ball

DribbleUp Soccer Ball Book just released with over 30 tips on how you can use the smart soccer ball and what gadgets & extras you might need! All you need to use the Dribble Up ball is the app on your phone or tablet and the smart ball but after using it for six months 2 years we've come up with a list of a few accessories that might be nice to have depending on how you're using the smart ball. As a player, coach, or [...]

By |2020-02-16T08:14:35+00:00December 26th, 2019|

Veo Camera Lessons Learned – Indoor Soccer

In our initial Veo camera review we shared what we'd learned after about 50 outdoor games & practices recorded using the soccer camera. Now two months later and into the winter season we've used the soccer video camera for futsal training, futsal games, indoor soccer games, and even to record basketball games (tested it on a whim & the ai camera worked for basketball as well). Here are a few lessons learned that we picked up last weekend that had nothing to do with the camera [...]

By |2019-12-10T15:45:36+00:00December 10th, 2019|

Sphero Mini Soccer Review – Soccer Robot Adventures

This Sphero mini soccer review comes after we took the robot on a road trip with us to my middle daughter's soccer tournament. Our kids had a blast driving the Sphero mini soccer robot up and down the hotel hallways in between games and her siblings had fun driving it around on the sideline during her tournament games. The soccer robot is a really interesting gadget because it merges our love of soccer and technology. We've introduced our young soccer players to things like the LittleBits [...]

By |2020-02-16T19:23:08+00:00December 9th, 2019|

Black Friday Soccer Deals

Black Friday soccer deals can be a great way to save money on soccer gear and training. If you're one of those people that like to plan ahead you can pickup some deals this weekend and save some money over the next season. Of course basic stuff like water bottles and soccer socks are on sale but here's a list of some of the soccer deals for Black Friday that you probably won't find the rest of the year. Some of these might be over by [...]

By |2020-02-16T19:18:05+00:00November 28th, 2019|

DribbleUp Soccer Ball Book

The DribbleUp Soccer Ball Guide is written for parents who are considering getting the smart ball as a soccer gift idea. Every year we get a lot of calls from grandparents and parents about how the ball works, if it's worth the money, and how to get it setup and the kid using the ball. We decided to put it all into one guide that would hopefully help answer those questions. We've been using the smart ball for about two years so we've head lots of [...]

By |2019-11-26T19:33:45+00:00November 26th, 2019|

Veo Camera Soccer Video Highlights & Clips

The Veo camera can be used to record soccer games of various formats. Below are examples of soccer game film for 4v4, 7v7, 9v9, and 11v11 matches all recorded with the veo video camera. Some of these are soccer video highlights and some are the full game footage. We've added an opening screen to most of them that shows the names of the teams playing and the league or tournament game that they're competing in. The footage that you see in the Veo app after recording [...]

By |2019-10-17T20:34:14+00:00October 17th, 2019|

Is the Veo Camera Worth the Money?

When we saw the Veo camera at the United Soccer Coaches convention I knew that it would be great for our team and our club. The question I needed to answer at that point, was it worth the money? Veo Camera Cost There are 3 costs involved in using the Veo camera: Camera Cost Tripod Annual Subscription Fee The price varies a little depending on which tripod you choose and which subscription plan you pick. The cost of the camera is the same for everyone unless [...]

By |2019-10-17T14:09:51+00:00October 11th, 2019|
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