Whole-Part-Whole – TRIAL

We’ll shortly begin the step-by-step process of building and implementing an individual development plan. While we do this, we’ll hear from coaches and individual development…

Crystal Palace Playmakers II

“You never get fed up of scoring goals” Alan Shearer We’ve just finished looking at Andros Townsend’s shooting choices. Before we go on, it’s important…

Crystal Palace Playmakers

“I’m here to score a lot of goals. It’s my specialty and that’s what they brought me here to do” Ronaldo The previous sections used…

Data & Attacking Play

Professional teams have been using data to aid the opposition analysis process for a number of years now. As data becomes cheaper, more accurate, and…

Analyzing Attacking Play

When evaluating a team’s attacking style there’s a few different questions we’re trying to answer. First and foremost, we want to know how the opposition…

Why Analyze the Opposition?

Before we investigate the different aspects of opposition analysis, we’re going to spend some time looking at why teams all over the world put so…

Introduction

Welcome to Opposition Scouting & Analysis by The Association of Professional Football Analysis! To provide a well-rounded and high quality experience, contributions for this course…

Building KPI’s Into Training

One of the most important aspects of an evidence-informed culture is how we use this information to change our behavior. So far, we’ve defined what…

Individual Profiles

So far we’ve focused on team-wide principles and designed KPI’s to track them. It’s now time to turn our focus onto the individuals who make…

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