SPCO331-23S1 (C) Semester One 2023

Performance Analysis 2: Tools and Techniques

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 20 February 2023
End Date: Sunday, 25 June 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 5 March 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 14 May 2023


This course equips students to analyse skilled performance in both a team and individual setting using a range of software, equipment and methodologies. Successful students will be able to analyse technique, tactical, movements and decision making abilities. The importance of designing effective key performance indicators and producing opposition analysis and scouting reports will be introduced and discussed. Modern techniques will be taught including the SportsCode Pro video analysis software. Students will get an opportunity to test and become more proficient in effective communication methods.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, successful students will be able to:
1. Understand and critically evaluate Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) in the sporting individual and team context.  Present findings using KPIs based on tactical and effectiveness assessments on sporting events.
2. Comprehend and perform intermediate features of SportsCode Pro software and Excel using technique and tactical analysis (including labelling, organiser presentation tool and scripting) using Mac’s and iPads.
3. Capture and process qualitative and quantitative information live including coding and understanding best practices, workflows and equipment utilised by performance analysts;
4. Critically self-reflect on processes used in the course including engagement with real-world sport performance analysis contexts.
5. Critically analyse effective communication techniques including creative and innovative methods and processes used in presentations to a team or individual in the sporting context during the preparation and post-game phases.
6. Understand where analytics/big data fits in with performance analysis and how to process results and reports.
7. Understand and critically reflect on regional, national and global best practices and content used in sport performance analysis contexts.


Course Coordinator

Piet Van Hasselt


Sarah-Kate Millar


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Workshop Reports 10% Due at weekly workshops.
Assignment 1 29 Mar 2023 45% For a specific sport of your choice, review literature on advanced Key Performance Indicators. Discuss and perform notational and software analysis to capture these KPIs using tactical assessments with one specific event including implementation of a code window. Provide a self-reflection on this process.
Assignment 2 24 May 2023 45% Review and discuss methods and best practices to communicate information and feedback to team and players for preparation and post-game phases. Present a performance analysis presentation for a team or an individual for a specific sport of your choice (in-class) and provide a self-reflection report.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $821.00

International fee $3,750.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if fewer than 10 people apply to enrol.

For further information see School of Health Sciences .

All SPCO331 Occurrences

  • SPCO331-23S1 (C) Semester One 2023
  • SPCO331-23S1 (D) Semester One 2023 (Distance)