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Sharing research journeys

Researchers have some important decisions to make about the ways they share their discoveries. Back in 2017, I was struck by Biecek Przemysław and Marcin...

Immersed in Momentum

I have had opportunities to meet up with some coaches during my trip to England. Some of our conversations have involved questions about 'momentum'. One...

Donald Knuth, basketball and computers in sport

Introduction Donald Knuth received a scholarship in 1956 to attend the Case Institute of Technology in Cleveland, Ohio. During his time at the Institute, Donald...

Distances traversed at the 2018 FIFA World Cup after 14 games

In May 2018, FIFA announced that Electronic Performance and Tracking Systems that comprise  "two optical tracking cameras located on the media tribune" will track...

Clum Bucher

Introduction The Distance Traversed by Big Ten Basketball Players (1939) is one of Lloyd Messermith's most cited papers. His co-author was Clum Charles Bucher. Lloyd...

Anna Espenschade: notating and analysing field hockey in 1936

Introduction Anna Espenschade is rarely mentioned in the discussion of performance analysis in field hockey. I have reported her work in Clyde Street posts but in...

A four decade journey in performance analysis and analytics

The end of a calendar year is a good time to reflect on learning journeys. This December, I have been thinking back over four...

Ten years on, thinking about desire paths

This month, I will have been away from the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) for a decade. The years seem to have raced by. My...

Pattern Recognition

Thank you for finding this page. I concluded the MailChimp email with this observation: ... the more we know about informatics and analytics processes, the more...

Level 4 at Burleigh

I have an opportunity to spend some time with the RFU Level 4 coaching group this afternoon. Al Smith is presenting this morning. We are...