18 episodes

The performance analysis podcast by Insight-Analysis; presented by Mike Hughes and Sam Larner. We will be speaking to a different person each week from a different sport as we learn about how each sport deals with measuring and improving performance.
We are the go too podcast if you are interested in performance analysis, currently working in the area or are looking for a career in the industry. We try and talk about sport like you would if you were in a pub but we don't just rely on hunches, we try and back up our thoughts with actual stats.
What the pod contains: Performance Analysis, Data Science, Sports Data, Performance, Applied Analysis, Sports stats, Statistics

Running the Numbers - The Performance Analysis Podcast Running the Numbers

    • Sports
    • 4.9, 26 Ratings

The performance analysis podcast by Insight-Analysis; presented by Mike Hughes and Sam Larner. We will be speaking to a different person each week from a different sport as we learn about how each sport deals with measuring and improving performance.
We are the go too podcast if you are interested in performance analysis, currently working in the area or are looking for a career in the industry. We try and talk about sport like you would if you were in a pub but we don't just rely on hunches, we try and back up our thoughts with actual stats.
What the pod contains: Performance Analysis, Data Science, Sports Data, Performance, Applied Analysis, Sports stats, Statistics

    5: S02E05 - The Cohesion Episode

    5: S02E05 - The Cohesion Episode

    In this episode Sam and Mike spoke to Simon Strachan (Co-Founder and GM of Sport for Gainline Analytics) about how cohesion improves a team's chances of winning. We talked about how adding talent isn't always the best thing to do and how coach stability is more important than most people think.
    To share your thoughts please email us on runningthenumberspod@gmail.com

    • 50 min
    4: S02E04 - The eSports Podcast

    4: S02E04 - The eSports Podcast

    In this episode we spoke with Tim Sevenhuysen of Shadow, an industry leading eSports analytics company. We spoke primarily about Tim's work in League of Legends and drew parallels between eSports and traditional sports analytics.
    If you have any questions, please email us at runningthenumberspod@gmail.com

    • 1 hr
    3: S02E03 - The Cycling Podcast

    3: S02E03 - The Cycling Podcast

    Mike and Sam are joined by Jack Haig of the Mitchelton-Scott cycling team. Jack is fresh off the back of a 4th place in the Paris-Nice race and discusses wattage, how to replicate a race in training, why he's happy to share his data. Sam learns that he's less than half the cyclist Jack is and also reignites an old family feud.

    To email any questions or suggestions you can find us on runningthenumberspod@gmail.com

    • 50 min
    2: S02E02 - The Goalkeeping Pod

    2: S02E02 - The Goalkeeping Pod

    We recorded this pod during England's World Cup campaign with the FA Analysis & Insights Process Lead Austin fuller. Mike, Sam, and Austin discuss how data helps coaches work with goalkeepers and why expected goals might not be all we were hoping for.

    If you have any questions for Sam or Mike you can email runningthenumberspod@gmail.com

    • 1 hr 3 min
    1: S02E01 - The Six Nations Pod

    1: S02E01 - The Six Nations Pod

    Mike and Sam are joined by Kate Burke, formerly of Bath Rugby and currently the RFU. They discuss Italy in the Six Nations, player development, and Mike's time playing winger opposite Danny Care.

    • 42 min
    12: S01E12 - NFL Part Two - Super Bowl Special

    12: S01E12 - NFL Part Two - Super Bowl Special

    Super Bowl fever has engulfed Running the Numbers and Mike and Sam build up to the cavalcade of beer and chicken wings by speaking to David Anderson of Gainsgroup.com. David is a modern day renaissance man having backed up a 6 year career in the NFL, mostly with the Texans, with a second in data science working at Second Spectrum and then founding Gainsgroup with Steve Gera.

    Any feedback or questions then please email us at runningthenumberspod@gmail.com

    • 1 hr 1 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
26 Ratings

26 Ratings

Bully Darts ,

Great for Performance Analysis

Excellent podcast that highlights a growing area within performance with guys who are delivering day in day out with elite athletes. Very useful information on how to get into the performance analysis industry as well 👍

Podcast Rated ,

This has changed my life

Great insight in to the world of analysis from hosts/guests with really valuable knowledge & experience. Great work.

analyst 354 ,

Great Podcast

Insightful. Recommend for anyone working in the field

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