Book Reviews — The Video Analyst.com

By: Thevideoanalyst  05/12/2011
Keywords: Performance Analysis, Video Analyst

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Pay as You Play, Book Review As billionaire ‘super-benefactors’ fight for the right to own English Football clubs, Pay As You Play takes a detailed look at the correlation between success and transfer spending.  This book boils down to answering one simple question – can success be bought in the English Premier League? Blackburn Rovers [..]

Free Book Giveaway I thought I would start the new year off by giving something away. It’s one of the books I recommended before Christmas ‘Wages of Wins’. I have just finished the sequel ‘Stumbling on Wins‘ and really loved it. So to get the new year off with a freebie simply do the following [..]

The Video Analyst Christmas List It’s getting very close to that time of year. I’m always afraid to say I like anything around this time of year because it is liable to end up wrapped and under the tree before you know it. To try and stop you getting that Woolly  jumper you never wanted or another [..]

What Geeks Don’t Get: The Limits of Moneyball I was passed on a link last week and although it took me a little while to get around to it. I knew by the title of the link that I would be interested in the content. The title of the link was the title of this [..]

Chris Carling – Lille FC This week I got the pleasure of talking to Chris Carling, Sports Scientist with Lille FC. I have known of Chris for along time and have read most of his articles on match analysis in the FA magazine Insight Live as well as both his books on the subject. So [..]

Performance Analysis Books Although there are not a huge selection of books on the market to deal with Performance Analysis in Sports I wanted to give a brief outline of some of them here. While not all will be relevant to your sport I think there is value in reading how other sports have applied [..]

There are not many places on the internet that you can find good quality, scientific information regarding a wide variety of sports. One such place is the Journal of PA in Sport. It’s an academic journal so some of it can be heavy going but you will find some great articles in their. To give [..]

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05/12/2011

Product Reviews — The Video Analyst.com

While videoing team sport events is a fairly straight forward affair; Get plenty of height to video from, a standard video camera and maybe a wide angle lens are all you really need, videoing technique can be very different. Endzone v’s Hi-Pod Guest Article written by Dan White, Bristol I have been fortunate to have access to both the Hi-Pod and Endzone video systems during my time as a video analyst.


05/12/2011

Events & Conferences — The Video Analyst.com

I am delighted to announce that thevideoanalyst.com and Out of Play are joining forces to run a Performance Analysis conference specifically aimed at those wanting to know more about, or trying to break into professional performance analysis. World Congress on Science and Football 2011 You may or may not know that the World Congress on Science and Football was held in Japan in late May.


05/12/2011

Research — The Video Analyst.com

Bilateral clearance punt kicking in rugby union: effects of hand used for ball delivery Clearance kicking for distance is a pre-requisite skill in first-grade Rugby Union, but is seldom performed equally well on both sides. As all you rugby followers will know there has been a lot of controversy about the interpretation of the laws recently but one aspect of play that really intrigues me is the Scrum.


05/12/2011

Working as an Analyst — The Video Analyst.com

Video Analysis on a Budget Performance Analysis often conjures up images of specialist coaches working on laptop computers and, where the budget allows this will usually be the case. There is however everyday equipment available, that won’t break the bank, that can be used to provide useful information to help players and teams identify areas.


05/12/2011

Performance Analysis — The Video Analyst.com

Endzone v’s Hi-Pod Guest Article written by Dan White, Bristol I have been fortunate to have access to both the Hi-Pod and Endzone video systems during my time as a video analyst. How Long Should a Presentation Last In most of my analysis work I have tended to work with different teams and different sports at the same time.


05/12/2011

Performance Analysis — The Video Analyst.com - performance analysis

Video Analysis Homework I’m sure in most organisations video analysis takes the form of player/manager meetings held to debrief from last weeks game and probably another session looking at next week’s opposition. Telling business managers how to create that winning team, be a good motivator and generally how to apply the lessons of high-performance sport in the boardroom.