Q: I would like to show my video analysis of propitchers in a certification and continuing ed course. Can I do this legally
I am creating a continuing education program and certification for strength and conditioning coaches and rehabilitation professionals on training and rehab of the throwing athlete. I would like to show video analysis of voiceover style videos featuring professional pitchers to demonstrate proper technique. Is this something I can do legally? Not sure if it would be considered fair use.
A: You should get permission from the copyright holder of the video - could be the videographer or their employer, or ESPN... In my opinion what you are describing would not pass a fair use test. You might also need permission from the athlete in the video, depending on state law.
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