Analysing Football
Using Video.

What you'll learn

The course teaches you the key components of successful video analysis. Each module aims to provide you with direct value to implement into your current role, including recommended best practices, building effective workflows and more.

The basics of video analytics

Part 1 is an introduction to the content and the course topics. Includes a breakdown of the equipment and software you'll need, how to set up your camera angles, break down matches and why game models are essential for your analysis.

Team and recruitment-based analysis

Part 2 provides a practical and detailed explanation of using video analysis to find actionable insights to improve team performance. Step-by-step, you’ll learn what a video analyst’s working week is like and how to apply the same skillset to player recruitment.

Video as a learning tool

Part 3 looks at the role video analysis plays in balancing the team's needs with the development of individual players. With specific advice on creating a culture where video analysis can thrive and engage stakeholders.

Advanced data and video analysis

Part 4 uses real-world examples to reveal the importance of using data to enhance your analysis. We walk you through the basics of analytics, how to use data to reinforce your analysis and the importance of consistent workflows.

Why StatsBomb courses?


Expert tuition

Classes led by experienced football experts who have helped the best clubs in the world.

Anytime, anywhere

Your courses can be accessed from via laptops, tablets, phones and smart TV's.

For anyone, on and off the pitch

This isn’t for practitioners only. Our training is accessible to anyone with a serious passion for football data and analytics.

Your instructor

Our course is taught by the Former Video & Tactical Video Analyst at StatsBomb, Carl Carpenter. He has over five years of experience in video and performance analysis roles and has previously worked for the University of Virginia and the U.S. Soccer Federation.

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Head Video Analyst at Houston Dynamo Football Club

Carl Carpenter

Carl Carpenter is the current Head Video Analyst at Houston Dynamo Football Club. Before joining Houston, Carl was the Video & Tactical Video Analyst at StatsBomb.


Who is the course for?

The course is for anyone interested in video analysis, from amateur analysts to seasoned professionals.

How does the course work?

You just need to create an account on our courses website (unless you already have one) and then purchase the video analysis course. Once you have successfully made your purchase, you can complete the course at your own pace.

How long is the course?

The course consists of four modules that last between 40 to 45 minutes each.

How much does the course cost?

The course costs £60 and is inclusive of all relevant taxes.

Who should I contact if I have questions?

You can email with any questions about the course.

Are there any technical requirements?

This is a web based course - we recommend using Chrome but it also works with all modern web browsers. There are no particular tools or software introduced in this course.

Does the course expire?

No it doesn't. Once you've paid for the course you can access it whenever you like.

Will I get a certificate upon completion?

Yes, you receive a StatsBomb certificate of completion once you finish the course.

Can I get an invoice?

If your company is paying for the course we can arrange an invoice in advance and once payment is received we will provide access to the course. To request an invoice please email including the following details: Course Required, Business Name, Address and VAT number to be included on the invoice. Please note that we cannot provide B2B invoices retrospectively if not indicated in advance, as payment is processed as a B2C transaction.

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