Archive for Category: "Working as an Analyst"

Performance Analysis Employment – Will Jones

Performance Analysis Employment – Will Jones

This is a guest post by Will Jones, Prozone’s Head of Performance Analysis. Will is both an employee of the industry but also an employer, both internally for Prozone analysts, internships, placements & work experience students, but also for the clubs whom often ask Will to send on CVs, provide shortlists of students/potential analysts that he […]

Diary of a Performance Analyst – Richard Hughes

Diary of a Performance Analyst – Richard Hughes

First Foray My first forays into the world of performance analysis was a placement working within the Academy at Stoke City football club, whilst undertaking my degree at Staffordshire University, this was a great eye opener into the world of analysis and the work that goes on into the application of professional football.  This was […]

Setting up as a Freelance Analyst

Setting up as a Freelance Analyst

Setting up as a Freelance Analyst Guest Blog Post – Written By David Taylor, Optimum Sports Analysis The trials and tribulations of setting up a freelance analysis business My name is David Taylor and since opening a Twitter account (@sports_analysis) to represent my freelance performance analysis business, the questions I am most frequently asked are […]

3 Tips To Make You Stand Out As An Analysts

3 Tips To Make You Stand Out As An Analysts

3 Tips To Make You Stand Out As An Analysts I have written before about becoming a freelance performance analyst and setting your prices, but I wanted to expand on that here and give some more tips that will help if you are a freelance analyst or even applying for a job, to stand out […]

How Much Should A Performance Analyst be Paid?

How Much Should A Performance Analyst be Paid?

How Much Should A Performance Analyst be Paid? I was asked this questions the other day via email and while I have my own views I thought it would be worth posting it on Facebook and see what other people thought. It quickly became the most commented post I’ve written on Facebook so it obviously […]

Basic Video/Notational Analysis with Junior Football Players.

Basic Video/Notational Analysis with Junior Football Players.

Basic video/notational analysis with junior football players. I really like getting information and articles from other people, (it means I don’t have to write everything) but more importantly it’s a chance to hear other peoples  points of view and ideas. Last week I was sent the article below by Stuart Dawson. I really like this […]

How to Get a Performance Analysis Job

How to Get a Performance Analysis Job

How to Get a Performance Analysis Job By far the most popular section of thevideoanalyts.com is the Jobs section. Students & Analysts are continually seeking advice on how to get a career as a Performance Analyst. So I wanted to share some of my advice on what is needed to start the process. Experience Experience […]

Video Analysis on a Budget

Video Analysis on a Budget

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 […]

Becoming a Freelance Performance Analyst

Becoming a Freelance Performance Analyst

Becoming a Freelance Performance Analyst Is there a business (living) in being a freelance performance analyst? This is a question I get asked very often so I thought it would be a good idea to put some thoughts down on paper. The answer is; it depends on what type of living you want. Like starting […]