As a project in honour of his father, Sam has digitised Keith's analysis records. These records span decades and are an important part of the history of performance analysis.

Keith was a strong advocate for Open Education Resources and therefore, unless otherwise stated, these archives are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.



Keith Lyons’ PhD – A Sociological Analysis of the Teaching of Boys in Physical...

This thesis presents a sociological analysis, of the teaching of boys physical education and is based on a three-year research link with five teachers in two secondary schools. In the thesis, this link is characterised as ethnographic and the implications of the link for both the process and product of research are considered.

Physical Education Teaching and Participation

Increasing participation and quality of Physical Educational was a passion of Keith including his PhD.

Performance Analysis Literature & History

Keith was at the forefront of Notational Analysis and its evolution to Performance Analysis. This post includes a number of articles from Keith and his colleagues about Performance Analysis:

Football Analysis

Although Keith's focus was primarily on Rugby Union during his time at the Performance Analysis Unit in Cardiff, there was some analysis done for...

1998 Rugby Union Analysis

It looks like 1998 was a vry tough tour for Wales as outlined in this article 1998-Rugby-Union-Wales-Tour-of-South-Africa-and-ZimbabweDownload 19980124-Italy-v-SoctlandDownload 19980207-Wales-v-ItalyDownload 19980221-England-v-WalesDownload 19980307-Review-of-Referee-for-Wales-v-Scotland-matchDownload

Sports Education Courses

Although the below documents are not analysis they do give a background to what Keith was working on before he moved to Performance Analysis full time. These were Sports Education course Keith wrote and ran while at UWIC in 1991 and 1992.

2000 Cricket Women’s World Cup Analysis

New Zealand won the tournament and by reading through Keith's analysis a sign of their success was being caught at Mid On more than any other team.

1999 Rugby Union Analysis

Argentina v Wales- pre-match reviewDownload

1997 Rugby Union Analysis

Eastern Province v British LionsDownload 1997-Rugby-Union-Wales-v-New-ZealandDownload 1997-Rugby-Union-Wales-v-RomaniaDownload 1997-98-Rugby-Union-International-and-Representitive-SeasonDownload 19970830-Wales-v-RomaniaDownload 19971111-Wales-A-v-New-ZealandDownload 19971116-Wales-v-TongaDownload 19971129-Wales-v-New-ZealandDownload 1997-98-Rugby-Union-The-Domestic-Leagues-Top-Ten-PlayersDownload 1997-98-Rugby-Union-International-and-Representitive-Season-1Download 199707-Wales-v-United-StatesDownload 199712-Italy-v-IrelandDownload 19970827-Wales-A-v-RomaniaDownload

1996 Rugby Union Analysis

Wales v France - SWOT analysisDownload Ireland v ScotlandDownload Wales v Australia - First Test Download 1996-Five-Nations-Winners-Performance-ProfileDownload 1996-Rugby-Union-European-ChampionshipsDownload

1995 Rugby Union Analysis

Handprint for Success - Team Analysis - EnglandDownload 1995 Rugby World CupDownload 1995-Rugby-World-Cup-Winners-Performance-ProfileDownload

1994 Rugby Union Analysis

Keith seemed to have a particular focus in 1994 on England's lineout and generally more focused analysis than previously. France v England - Lineout logDownload England...

Wales Performance Indicators – 1993 Five Nations Championship

As a part of the Analysis Archive Project, the digitisation of Keith's records, this is the first document. This document contains the analysis of the...

Scotland Performance Indicators – 1993 Five Nations Championship

This document contains the analysis of the Scotland Rugby Union Team’s performance during the 1993 Five Nations Championship. Scotland finished 2nd in the Tournament. Download

France Performance Indicators – 1993 Five Nations Championship

This document contains the analysis of the France Rugby Union Team’s performance during the 1993 Five Nations Championship. France won the Tournament. 1993-Five-Nations-Championship-France-Performance-IndicatorsDownload