In this sports analytics methods blog, Victor Holman provides the latest strategies to help coaches, analysts and management improve the IQ, team dynamics & execution of their players. Learn about sports analytics methodologies, best practices and latest trends as Victor brings real life examples with today’s teams. Victor Holman is a business performance expert, management consultant, speaker, and author. His thought leadership in business performance, organizational performance and process improvement has been demonstrated in books, frameworks and products he’s published over the last 20 years. Victor has served as a performance expert, project manager and management consultant to over 100 organizations, including Fortune 500 companies and Federal Agencies. He’s been featured in major television, radio and print media outlets for his ability to help small businesses outperform their competition by applying strategies, frameworks and management tools that work for large, successful businesses. And Victor is applying these same concepts to sports management and sports analytics. Victor believes that like small businesses, less talented basketball programs can level the playing field by applying a sports analytics methods that transcend their analytics programs beyond management decision making and into quantitative results delivered by the players. He also believes that in order to make a team function at optimal performance, it’s critical that game data is gathered, analyzed and translated into value that can be easily measured and delivered by its players. Victor can help teams figure out how to apply their data and existing analytics systems to help players measure value, increase IQ and create synergy using his Agile Basketball Framework.

Sports Analytics Methods – Machine Learning Analysis

Welcome to another discussion on sports analytics! Today, I will discuss a topic that we’ve touched up on before… machine learning analysis. Machine Learning Analysis can be applied in sports analytics to improve team sporting performance and winning opportunities. DEFINITION Machine-learning analysis for sports analytics involves the use of a data-programmed machine to make analysis. The machines…

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Sports Analytics Methods – SportsVu Coaching Assistance Models

It’s a great day in sports analytics. Today I’m going to briefly discuss coaching assistance models, a sports analytics method that aids coaches and analysts in determining the best course of action for a team… a model that works especially well in basketball. The coaching assistance model involves the use of ball screens (commonly known…

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Sports Analytics Methods – Experiments, Events, Probabilities and Odds

It’s another wonderful day in sports analytics! Today, we will briefly discuss the theory of probability as an approach to sports analytics. An understanding of the theory of probability is important to properly apply it in the field of sports. Coaches and analysts employ probability as a tool to determine what aspect of their team…

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Sports Analytics Methods – Frequency Distribution Techniques

The use of data in sports analytics is becoming more and more popular as new methods are discovered each day. Today, we will discuss the application of frequency distribution in sport analytics. In frequency distribution techniques, coaches and analysts employ the use of a frequency table to organize data. This table provides information such as…

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Sports Analytics Methods – Shot Chart Analysis with NBA Hotspots and ESPN Shot Charts

Today in Sports analytics, we shall be looking at a very important technique that has proved to be an effective tool for improving team sporting performance –  Shot Chart Analysis. This analytic method is commonly used in the game of basketball, a game involving 10 players. The shot chart analysis method can be used to determine…

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Sports Analytics Methods – Machine Learning

Sports analytics machine learning, as the name suggests, uses a machine to learn without the need for human programming or intervention. Algorithms analyze large data sets for meaningful patterns from which future events can be predicted or classified. Its advantage over traditional statistical methods is the ability to detect patterns which are apparently random, as…

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Sports Analytics Methods and Processes

In this sports analytics methods blog, Victor Holman provides the latest strategies to help coaches, analysts and management improve the IQ, team dynamics & execution of their players. Learn about sports analytics methodologies, best practices and latest trends as Victor brings real life examples with today’s teams. Victor Holman is a business performance expert, management…

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