Notational Analysis is around nearly as long as sport is. Most people will be familiar with a standard notational analysis sheet. Obviously for each sport it will change, but the basic idea is very simple.
|#||Player Name||Shot On Target||Shot Off Target||Poor Pass||Good Cross||Bad Cross|
This is a very simple example but there are plenty of good examples on the net and I will be posting some of my own up here very shortly.
What I wanted to show you today is something called a Schematic. – Basically it is a map of the pitch (any sport) and instead of just a table of figures you begin to paint a picture of what happened during the game. Watch the video to see how I create mine. You might have different methods so feel free to share.
I used soccer for my example but it will work equally well for any sport.
Download Blank Pitches: