Jonathan Duckett, Colchester United’s Performance Analyst, stresses the necessity for coaches to remain objective when analysing the game.
As the role of technology continues to permeate down through the levels of football, so too does the ever-widening array of best practice that lies at its foundations and ensuring its validity as a coaching utility.
One of the key tools increasingly being used is that of performance analysis, which has established itself as a pivotal mechanism by which coaches can best measure, analyse and improve team performance.
Pivotal to its success though is for coaches, who will have an unavoidable degree of emotional attachment to the players under their tutelage, to remain objective. It is a theme that is at the centre of a recent presentation held by Jonathan Duckett, Performance Analyst at Colchester United FC.
Defining performance analysis as, “An objective way of recording performance, so that critical events can be quantified in a consistent and reliable manner”, Duckett provides a detailed insight into ways in which coaches can remain removed from their emotional attachments while analysing their team’s performances.
In addition, he explores the use of Key Performance Indicators as a supporting method by which coaches can perform initial assessments on the team’s tactical, technical and individual performances from the touchline.
To view the presentation in full, please click here.