Shared Session

Coaches have the abil­i­ty to host a shared ses­sion video review with their team. Follow the steps below to host a shared ses­sion or join a shared ses­sion.


You must log into a con­fer­ence soft­ware such as Zoom for voice communication.

Host a Shared Session

  1. Log in to Hudl​.com and click Video.

    This fea­ture is only avail­able to users on Hudl, not Hudl Classic.

  2. Select the game video or playlists that you’d like to host for your shared session.

    Any video or playlist must be shared with mem­bers of your team who wish to join as a view­er pri­or to start­ing the shared session.

    Ensure videos or playlists have been shared with the right team mem­bers by fol­low­ing these steps.

  3. To Start, click Host Shared Session

    The host and par­tic­i­pants must be on a com­put­er as the fea­ture is not cur­rent­ly avail­able with­in the Hudl App.

  4. Copy the ses­sion link and send to ath­letes or oth­er coach­es you wish to join in. When ready, select Start Session.

    Copying a shared ses­sion link into a Zoom chat win­dow will cut off the trail­ing equals” char­ac­ter, result­ing in an invalid video link for your team.

    We rec­om­mend using anoth­er mes­sag­ing ser­vice (Hudl mes­sages, email, etc.) to send this link, or instruct par­tic­i­pants to nav­i­gate to the video or playlist the shared ses­sion is being host­ed on. Opening the video or playlist from the Library will pro­vide the par­tic­i­pant with an option to join the ses­sion in progress.

  5. Use the time­line below to scroll through the video as desired.

    Limited play­back func­tion­al­i­ty includes play, pause, skip for­ward or back 5 sec­onds and seek with mouse clicks. Currently, no draw­ing tools or effects are avail­able to cre­ate dur­ing the ses­sion. Any draw­ings, notes or effects that were cre­at­ed on the orig­i­nal video will be present.

  6. When done, select End Shared Session.

  7. Confirm by select­ing End Session.

Join a Shared Session

  1. Once a coach has start­ed a shared ses­sion, select Join Shared Session.

    This fea­ture is only avail­able to users on Hudl, not Hudl Classic.

  2. When the ses­sion is over, select Leave Shared Session.