What does the job of video analyst involve?

The sports video analyst provides valuable statistical data through video montages made during matches or training sessions . Defining tactical choices, recruiting new football players by improving scouting, these are some of the missions of the football video analyst. If you want to pursue this profession which is on the rise, here is what you need to know to become a football video analyst .

What qualities are required to become a football video analyst?

To become a good football video analyst , it is necessary to possess a certain number of essential qualities:

  • Passion for sport and football in particular: this is obviously the first criterion for taking up this profession;
  • Perfect mastery of the regulations, rules and tactics of the game;
  • Excellent knowledge in the use of video analysis and editing software;
  • A real sense of observation and analysis;
  • Writing know-how and good command of the language for drafting written analysis reports;
(non-exhaustive list)
What is the training to become a video analyst?

SSCS offers certified Video Analyst Diploma training . Thanks to our training, you will learn: 

  • To structure your thinking around the game
  • To construct indicators and observation criteria
You will also be introduced to the different data used in professional clubs to evaluate the behavior of a team or players and you will know the interests and limits of each of these data. The training includes 2 modules:
  • Introduction to Video Analytics
  • Data and football
These two modules will allow you to know the fundamentals of the profession in order to start practicing.
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