Archive for Category: "Book Reviews"

Want to Win a Sports Book?

Want to Win a Sports Book?

Free Book Give-Away All you have to do to be in with a chance to win this book is leave a comment below telling us about your favourite all time sports book. The more unusual the better. I will pick a winner on Friday. About Legacy; The All Blacks are the world’s most successful sporting […]

Commanders Intent & Sticky Ideas

Commanders Intent & Sticky Ideas

Do players really learn anything from team meetings? There are numerous examples from traditional education where breaking the ‘Lecture’ style classroom sees a big increase in learning and more importantly retention of that learning. For anybody who hasn’t seen it yet I recommend you check out this post by Mark Upton who makes the point; […]

Performance Analysis Books

Performance Analysis Books

This item originally appeared in The Video Analyst eBook – which you can sign up for on the right side of the website. There has been a significant growth in the number of analytical books now on the market. Here is a rundown of some I have read or come across that are worth checking […]

Experts Guide To Performance Analysis Ebook

Experts Guide To Performance Analysis Ebook

An Experts Guide To Performance Analysis E-Book. Firstly you can get the Ebook by signing up on the right hand side of this page by clicking this link Since thevideoanalyst.com was founded in 2008 there have been over 150 articles and blogs published on the site. Many have stood the test of time (some have not) […]

Book Review: Pay as You Play

Book Review: Pay as You Play

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

Free Book Giveaway

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

The Video Analyst Christmas List

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

What Geeks Don't Get: The Limits of Moneyball

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

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

Performance Analysis Books

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 […]