I’d like to think that I was at the forefront in using video in hockey coaching, beginning way back in 1979-80. Now, retired from team coaching for a few years, I only wish I’d had the chance to apply the benefits of a program like iSportsAnalysis with my past high school and college teams. As for using video myself, I suspect coaches in many other sports might find the following at least amusing, if not insightful.read more
In an era when nearly everyone is walking around with a video camera in their pocket or bag, it
would be foolish not to use this game-improvement tool. Advanced metrics derived from tape
analysis can reinforce tactics and skills that tend to create success and which should be shelved.
Besides, most of us are visual learners. We’ll learn better from seeing ourselves play rather than
talking about it.
Have you heard about the 4 principles of Performance Analysis? CAPTURE. CODE. ANALYSE. FEEDBACK. Performance Analysis is still a new concept to most. Although everyone has heard about "it" and most people know that sporting teams "are doing...read more
Points to help with sports performance analysis and match tagging Sports performance analysis, or match tagging, is now regarded as a "must have" tool when it comes to improving match results and player performances. Sports performance analysis, previously only...read more
How to do video analysis for a sports team Introduction Sports Video Analysis has become something of a buzz word. Coaches and sports scientists talk about tagging matches, team and player optimisation, stats reports and enhancing performances. It has become obvious...read more
An introduction to Sports Performance Analysis Introduction Sports Performance Analysis is a relatively new discipline that can be used in most team sports: football, rugby, hockey, basketball, baseball, soccer etc. Sports Performance Analysis enables you to optimise...read more
Five benefits of tagging your matches What is Match Tagging? Before looking at the Five benefits of tagging your matches, let's have a quick look at "what is Match Tagging?". Tagging your matches is a process of creating a timeline of events that happen...read more
Video Analysis at the Commonwealth Games The South African Hockey team and the South African Netball team are using Video Analysis at the Commonwealth Games as part of their coaching sessions. They are not alone, using video recordings during coaching sessions has...read more
How to centralise your performance analysis in one place? iSportsAnalysis recognise that there are many sports performance analysis systems being used to improve player and team performances. We also recognise these systems use various file formats to store the...read more
How can Coaches Corner help you motivate your team? You need to debrief your team and review how they played in their last match; maybe you want to compare tactics from previous matches to show how well the training is going? The problem? It is not always easy to...read more
Which sports use data analysis? Basketball, American Football, Soccer (or Football), Baseball, Lacrosse, Golf, Cricket, Rugby, Netball, in fact most team sports use data analysis to help improve team and player performances and to gain the competitive edge. What is...read more
What to analyse in a match using sports performance analysis It's all well and good understanding that sports performance analysis helps teams to win matches. It's also good to understand the advantages, the key aspects of analysis, the injury prevention and the...read more