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An Introduction to Analytic Narratives for Coaches and Students

Background I received an alert to a paper today that has sent me off to revisit Donald Polkinghorne's and Philippe Mongin's discussion of narrative and...

Entangled narratives: sport performance analysis and sport performance analytics

Introduction This post explores the stories about data we share in sport performance analysis and sport performance analytics. It is an attempt to think aloud...

Conversations about informatics and performance analysis

I noticed a tweet by Rob Carroll earlier this week https://twitter.com/thevideoanalyst/status/798259638156161025?lang=en Rob's post raises a profound question about generational change. One of my teachable moments was when...

Narration and Narrative Form

I received a Twitter alert overnight from Darrell Cobner (@CPAUWIC) https://twitter.com/CPAUWIC/status/381782446309916672 Darrell and I have been exchanging ideas about performance analysis as story...

Speaking About Performance: Hearing Other Narratives

Back in 1988 Donald Polkinghorne produced the delightful book Narrative Knowing and the Human Sciences. In his preface to the book he observes that...