Tackling the game; tactical analysis within sport. Short Course

Tackling the game; tactical analysis within sport. Short Course
The module will investigate simple performance measures which one might associate with successful performance. It will begin to establish how a coach’s philosophy might be translated into their strategy and tactics thus ensuring a more systematic approach to their game / match analysis.

Entry and Admissions

Award Type:

Short Course

Ancillary Award:



Short Course / CPD

Study Mode:

Part time

Delivery Method:


Course Length:

One Evening

Partner Colleges:

No Partner College

Start Date:

7th October 2014, 6.30pm - 9pm & 13th April 2015, 6.30pm - 9pm

Entry Requirements:

Course Content

Course Outline:
Students will be provided with practical opportunities to use a range of match analysis tools to complete their analysis. Students will be exposed to Longo-Match, Sports Code Game Breaker, and Nac Sport as part of this workshop.

Learning Environment & Assessment:

Academic Expertise

Facilitator: Craig Wright, Course Leader MA sports coaching / School lead for coaching analysis. Carl Cunningham, Demonstrator in coaching analysis and head analyst for Wales Women’s National Squad.

Learning outcome & aims

Session objectives:

• Consider how coaching philosophy, strategy and tactics might influence game analysis.

• Identify and define key performance indicators for team sports.

• Gain some practical experience of using contemporary match / notational analysis systems.

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Fees & Funding

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The fee for this course is £30.

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