Performance Analysis In Football
The PFSA have a large selection of courses under the performance analysis banner as we cement our stance as the leading provider of scouting and analysis courses in both the UK and overseas.
What is performance analysis?
Performance analysis is an emerging discipline in football. It uses data science and technological tools to evaluate the performance of players in an objective way. Although it relies primarily on quantitative data, performance analysis also draws on more qualitative methods, such as video analysis of tactics and formations.
Performance analysis has three main applications at football clubs:
Analysis provides coaches and other performance staff with an objective perspective on their players’ performance
Dissecting Tactical Systems and Gameplay
The analyst seeks to understand how tactical principles work in match situations, to help in the construction of an effective game plan.
Evolving the Training Model
Analysing training sessions provides performance staff with information that can be used to aid player development.
The performance analysts role
The performance analyst carries out four key functions:
Performance Analysis Courses
All PFSA Performance Analysis in Football courses have been designed and developed by leading figures within the industry including Head of Performance analysis within the Premier League and Programme Leads for leading footballing Universities. Click on the courses below for more information.
LEVEL 1 – INTRODUCTION TO PA
The PFSA Level 1 Performance Analysis in Football course is perfect for both budding and current analysts, as well as scouts looking to expand their toolkits – it’s the most comprehensive analysis course currently on the market. The Level 1 is an introduction to the role and where it fits within a football club.
LEVEL 2 – PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS IN ACTION
The PFSA Level 2 takes the Level 1 much further by exploring in depth, specifically, the role of an analyst and the applications and best practices used within the industry. We will throw you into the deep-end and give you scenarios as a PA to solve throughout the course.
LEVEL 3 – MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH
The new tutor-led Level 3 builds on the popular Level 2 and explores in detail how an analyst can leverage the benefits of a multi-disciplinary approach by utilising each department to get the best possible performance from an individual or team.
Performance Analysis Bundles
The PFSA currently have a selection of 3 courses specifically focusing on the role as a Performance Analyst. Save £100 and bundle them all together.
(£249.99 was £349.99)