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How to Create an Effective Football (Soccer) Analysis Video

Hamza El Kadioui, Football Analyst

How to Create an Effective Football (Soccer) Analysis Video

Hamza El Kadioui, Football Analyst

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16 Lessons (1h 39m)
    • 1. Class Introduction

      3:04
    • 2. Introduction to What You Should Absolutely Know About Football Analysis Videos

      1:01
    • 3. The 3 Pillars of Every Effective Football Analysis Video

      8:29
    • 4. Grab Your Audience Attention

      22:49
    • 5. About What Your Analysis Should Focus On

      21:48
    • 6. Introduction to the 7 Steps Formula to Create Your Football Analysis Video

      3:03
    • 7. Step 1 - Get the Footage

      9:43
    • 8. Step 2 - Watch / Re-watch the Footage

      2:00
    • 9. Step 3 - Analyze the Footage

      5:06
    • 10. Step 4 - Plan the Videos Analysis

      2:06
    • 11. Step 5 - Figure Out How to Explain and Show Your Analysis

      0:57
    • 12. Step 6 - Get All the Needed Visuals

      0:46
    • 13. Step 7 - Edit Your Video Analysis

      2:11
    • 14. Mané's Goal Analysis (Study Case)

      13:05
    • 15. Conclusion

      1:45
    • 16. Instructor Contact

      0:50
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Welcome to your course "How to Create an Effective Football (Soccer) Analysis Video". Whether you are a coach or an analyst, this course is for you!

Nowadays, video analysis became a must in most clubs and academies. Even at lower divisions! But, while big and medium clubs and academies have an analysis department or at least one analyst, many coaches in other clubs aren’t supported by analysts and most often they are asked or even from themselves, they want to create video analysis.

So, the real question isn’t: Why do we need to create video analysis? But it is: How do we create video analysis? And more specifically: How do we create effective video analysis?

In this course, you'll learn how to convey the core of your knowledge and intentions to your audience (either players or coaching staff) in an effective video format.

By the end of this course, you'll be able to create effective football (soccer) analysis videos.

This course is composed of 3 sections:

  • In the first section, you are going to be introduced to the course, to know me (the instructor), and the roadmap of the course.

  • In the second section, you are going to discover what you should absolutely know about football analysis videos.

  • In the third and last section, you are going to discover the 7 steps formula to create your football analysis video.

Shortly talking, this course will be teaching you how to create an EFFECTIVE football (soccer) analysis video.

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Hamza El Kadioui

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Before being a Football Analyst, Hamza is a Football Lover. He obtained his master degree in International Business, but this didn't stop him from following his passion for football (soccer). He helped many coaches, players and even football fans to understand the game deeply and improve their performance. He works as a Football Analyst Freelancer with different teams, clubs, and players. He is also a Football Content Creator (Videos, Articles...). His mission is: Popularize Football Analysis!

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1. Class Introduction : Hi everybody and welcome to the new Skillshare class, how to create an effective football analysis video. My name is El Kadioui Hamza, and I'm going to be your instructor. For those who don't know me yet, I'm 27 years old and I'm a football analyst. During the past years, I have been helping hundreds of coaches, players, teams, and even football fans to understand football on a deeper level, to change their mindset matching it with the football analyst’s one, and to improve their performance. I have created two online classes teaching "How to analyze football - basics", and "Football play-styles", which have more than 7000 students from all around the globe. By the way, you can find these classes under my Skillshare profile. In this class, I'm going to answer one of the most asked questions by my students and colleagues (coaches and analysts), which is how to create an effective football analysis video? While my first classes were made for coaches, players, and even football fans, this one is exclusively created for coaches and analysts. You may ask yourselves, why do we even need to create video analysis? I would say that analyzing your team or analyzing the opponent, or even explaining a tactical concept, you will need to convey the core of your knowledge and intentions to your audience. (Either players or coaching staff), and there isn't much better than video analysis. Now, let me show you the roadmap of this class: First, we will see what you should absolutely know about football analysis videos. In this part, I'll show you the 3 pillars of every effective football analysis video, how to grab your audience's attention, and about what your analysis should focus on. In the second part, I will show you the 7 steps formula to create your football analysis video, plus a study case of a goal analysis where I will show you from the beginning how I create an effective football analysis video. By the way, in this class, I'm not going to show you how to edit the videos. Video editing is something you need to learn to create your videos. You won’t need it though to get this class But it is necessary to know it, at least the basics... You can easily find so many video editing classes on Skillshare. For this class, you will only need to know the basics of football analysis. And as I always say, to be open-minded and ready and eager to learn. At the end of this class. And using what you will learn, you will be asked to create an effective video analysis of whatever you want For example, a goal, a game, at tactical situation, a concept... So, let's get started. 2. Introduction to What You Should Absolutely Know About Football Analysis Videos: Section 2: What you should absolutely know about football analysis videos. Introduction to what you should absolutely know about football analysis videos. From all the football analysis videos I have created or even those I have seen through my journey, I could see some characteristics in common and some best practices that you should know about before jumping to actively create yours. In one hand, it isn’t necessary to have all of these characteristics in your videos, but it does help massively to have as many ones as possible in order to make your videos effective. In another hand, your videos shouldn’t have all of these characteristics as it all depends on certain criteria such as the message you are delivering, the intentions behind your analysis, the audience you are addressing to, and so on… Stay focused, and let’s dive in to discover these characteristics and best practices. 3. The 3 Pillars of Every Effective Football Analysis Video: The 3 pillars of every effective football analysis video. This video is all about the 3 pillars of every effective football analysis video. I believe, as I have made and as I have seen, that the effective analysis videos have a certain message with a certain intention behind, addressed to a certain audience, in a particular format. Let’s start with the first pillar which I call: The "What/Why pillar" what for message and why for intention. It is necessarily important to have a message you want to deliver through your analysis. It is the essence of your analysis. You can’t call a video as it is an analysis video if it doesn’t have any message. This video could be anything else except an analysis video. That looks obvious for sure. But why I’m telling you that? By telling you that, I’m aiming to make you focus and put a lot of your energy and time creating this message and make sure it is easy to understand. Your message should be concise, clear, and easy to understand. But, how to create such kind of messages (The Why of your Videos)? If you don’t know yet your intention from that analysis, I can assure you that any message you put in your videos is the right one. Your message is the consequence of your intentions. Your message is what you say to give a body to your intentions. I love considering my analysis as a certain person. What you see, the material part, the body is the message. What you don’t see, the immaterial part, the soul is your intentions. Your intentions alone don’t make your analysis alive. Your message alone could make your analysis alive but not unique and effective. Now, let’s see an example of what I do mean by the “What (Message) / Why (Intention)?” Pillar: This video’s intention is to show how to attack space. The message is what you see written and shown here. First, as you see, I put the context, which is about the wingers positioning in Guardiola’s system play. Then I talked about the importance of Sterling’s positioning and space scanning. Then I talked about how he recognized the free space ahead of him. And after that, I showed how he exploited that free space. My analysis wouldn’t be as much complete and effective as if I didn’t show the importance of timing in all of that attack. Timing is a part of the intention which is how to attack space. So as you did see, that was a very effective way to show the first pillar. On one hand, if I would just tell you my intention which is: this is how to attack space and then show you the video without analysis; you won’t get it that much. Right? On the other hand, if I would just show you the analysis without telling you that I want you to get how to attack the space, you would understand it, but maybe with another intention, which is how to have good positioning, or how to scan and recognize the space, and so one and so forth. But the real intention is all of these. The "Who pillar". Who for audience. It is also necessary important to deliver your analysis to a certain audience. Your analysis should be centered on your audience and created by having them all the time in mind. In your personal or even professional life, just remember how for the same intention, you craft your message differently to each person. Their position in your life, how deep is your relationship with them, their personalities, their experiences… and many other things are the reasons which make you modify your message structure, your voice tone, your vocabulary, your level of details… to deliver your intentions. Talking to football fans is way different than talking to a coach… (The difficulty, the level and depth of explanation, the details…), talking to players is different too. And even, not all the players would get equally the same message. Some would be more influenced in an engaging video analysis, while some would be more influenced by getting actions to work on... So, get to know your audience. Have them all the time in your mind and ask yourself how your audience prefers the analysis to be. The more targeted your analysis is, the more likely it to have the effect you want it to be. Coming back to my saying that an analysis is as a person, I see that having the right audience is like engaging with the right people. That what makes the analysis more alive and effective! Let’s take a quick example of a well-targeted message. In this clip, I was talking about castling, which if I was talking to coaches I wouldn’t explain it as they know what castling is (And especially, Chess players). But here, I was addressing my message to the players and football fans too. As I had them in mind while creating my analysis, I had to explain what castling is. The "How pillar. How for format. This pillar is not a must for your analysis videos. But it is very important. It is the look of your analysis video (the visuals, the fonts, the colors, the length…). Again, coming back to my saying that an analysis is as a person, I see this pillar as the look you have (the clothes you are wearing, the accessories…). Addressing a certain audience call for certain professionalism, while addressing another audience call for a more detached and cool way of video analysis. A video analysis that includes the message/intention and the audience could still be considered a video analysis, but not as effective as if it was in the right format. Having a good idea (analysis) and even addressed to the right audience isn’t enough to call your video analysis effective. Let’s take an example of a video analysis that has only two pillars (Message/Intention and Audience). Here, you can see how Portugal players are looking at Cavani while he is crossing the ball to Suarez, on the other side. Now, Portugal players are looking at Suarez while Cavani is running in their blind zone. Look at how Cavani is running to receive the cross of Suarez in the space behind Fonte and Raphael. Now, let’s take an example of a video analysis that has the 3 pillars (Message/Intention, Audience, and Format): Do you see the difference? Do you see the importance of the 3rd pillar? Both of the analysis videos are valid, but the second is by far, more effective than the first one. This is why I like to say that the how pillar is the middle pillar of our analysis video. Without it, the analysis video is still valid and won’t fall. But with that pillar, your analysis video has more solidity and effectiveness. 4. Grab Your Audience Attention: Grab your audience's attention. This is a very important part of this course. The more your audience is paying attention, the more your messages are delivered, the more good results you will get. So, how to make your audience pay attention? How are you going to make them focus on your analysis? In a world where your audience is constantly distracted by everything and where everyone wants to take their attention, you are competing with Facebook notifications, Instagram pictures, your audience’s problems… ... People now, more than ever before, have less focus span. Your video should deliver while facing all of these challenges. Grabbing your audience’s attention starts with introducing the video’s topic so that they would focus on what matters. Putting your intentions clear from the beginning, is calling your audience to concentrate their attention on what you want. There is no worse situation than when your audience is watching your analysis video and doesn’t know what you want them to know. Your audience has many questions about what you do want them to understand from your analysis: (Is he talking about us or our opponent? Does he talk about my positioning? Oh wait, he is talking too about my techniques, about what I did here, and what I didn’t do there… Is he talking about my discipline? Is he focusing on what I could do better, or what? … You have to stop these questions from happening. You can do that by telling them the topic and your intentions. That way, they are going to spend their attention and focus on what you want them. They will have the right questions that will help them understand well and get better. Here is an example of an analysis video where I talk about Poor Defending in a series of videos about football concepts. As you can see, I put this thumbnail showing the topic I’m talking about. And also, at the beginning of the video, I mentioned that, and I explained what poor defending is about, and then after, I gave some examples. During your analysis, and based on your intentions, you should emphasize what matters. It could be the players, the movements, the concept, space, the timing… whatever you want to explain, Just put it in front of your audience’s eyes so they can focus on it. You can put that emphasis through a lot of things such as colors, shapes, visuals, Fonts, Police ... Here are some examples showing what I mean by putting the emphasis on what matters: In this analysis video about the football concept Body Orientation, as I described by: to where the player’s body is oriented, regardless of where he is looking. From this description, you see that I have to put the emphasis on 2 things: the body orientation and where the player is looking. Here, I’m talking about Falcão that’s our example player. You see the name above him and also his name in a different color in the description. Also, as I said, I put the emphasis on where the player’s body is oriented and where he is looking (using 2 different visuals). Another example is showing Benett and also the defender in a different color in italic so you can focus more on these 2 players. So, See how visuals (Arrows, shapes…) help in putting the emphasis on what matters. Again, I’m talking only about Kevin DeBruyne and the Defender and the body orientation with to where the defender is looking, even though it was Sané who scored. In another video talking for example about using the space behind defenders, I would talk about Sané’s run to exploit that space at the right timing and I would put the emphasis on him. Your analysis video is not only about YOUR analysis. Your audience has the right, and also would benefit them to get engaged in that analysis. Sometimes, you should engage and ask for your audience’s intelligence by asking them to guess, predict or try to understand before you show them how. Your video is alive when your audience interacts with it. The more your audience is engaged, the more focus and attention you grab, and the more good results you see. Here for example, I analyzed a clip of Eriksen’s Off-ball movements. But before I did, I asked my audience to take a look at it. After, I did analyze Eriksen’s off-ball movements, explaining everything. The audience could just compare their analysis with mine. And then, there would be interaction. As I said, you can engage your audience by asking them to guess or predict (for example, to where the player is going to run, what is his next action…), or by asking them to understand before you show them how (Well, as I did in the example). Now, I will talk about the pause technique. This technique helps to explain and grab your audience’s attention, as your audience stops watching the game going on and start focusing on your explanation. When the game is going on, your audience could be distracted by things you don’t want them to focus on. ... Remember, there are 22 players on the pitch, and each has its own decision and actions during the game. For example, your audience would focus on the player scoring the goal, which by the way normal and obvious. But in your analysis, you don’t want them to focus on that. You do want them to focus on the player that with his off-ball movement, created space for the scoring player, or anything else. In the pause, I may explain what just happened, what is happening, or what is going to happen. Let’s see an example showing how: In this example, I was talking about what is happening, which is Lukaku is running to the penalty area. After that, I was talking about what is going to happen which is Lukaku is going to exploit the space created. It didn’t happen yet in the video. In another example, I was talking about what happened which is: By his off-ball movements, Bakayoko stretched the defensive line and created a numerical increase. So till now, you might remark that a lot of analysis goes in the pause section because it helps us to get the most of our audience’s attention and focus. Another thing to talk about when it comes to the pause technique is the pause duration. You have to make sure to pause the video for enough time so your audience would read the text and see the analysis. The more your text or analysis is long, the more you should give time to your audience. Also, it depends on the difficulty of what your analysis is about. Another technique that will help you grab your audience’s attention is the Replay technique. You can show the part of the video you want to talk about before modifying it, and then you replay it while showing your analysis. Here is an example of how it could be done: The difference your audience is noticing is huge. The impact makes them get what you do explain much better. The replay could be from the same angle as it could be from a different angle if possible. This is an example of the same series of actions. Different angles are used which gives a more varied and complete look at how it did happen. Also, as you notice, my analysis was divided into all these replays to make it easy to understand. If, for example, I put all of these analyses in one shot it wouldn’t be that easy to get as my audience would be flooded with information. You can also create the video’s legend. This legend will show and explain what do your shapes, colors, and fonts… mean. This is optional for sure. But sometimes it helps your audience to not get confused. Here is an example of a legend I created for my video talking about triangles as a concept. The circle with a letter inside it means a player. The red arrow means a ball passing. The black dashed arrow means the off-ball running. This way, my audience will easily understand my explanations. If your analysis video contains written description as I was doing, you have 3 options where to show them with or without background: The first option is when your text area is invariable, which means that you write your descriptions above, or at the bottom. In this option, you should create a background for your text area. For example, you can put a black bloc above like that where your whole descriptions go. The second option is when your text area is variable, which means that each time; you put your text description somewhere empty or in the most appropriate place. Here are some examples of variable text areas throughout the analysis, with and without the background. The third option is when you do both on a video. The most important question to ask yourself while choosing is: For my audience, is this the best text area to put my description? Talking about grabbing your audience’s attention without talking about the right timing would be so incomplete. Choosing the right time to show a player is important, as you should show him only when his action is going to affect your analysis and have a certain role in it. It’s like a story in a book or a movie; you don’t know every character from the beginning. Right? It would be so amateur and uninteresting to do that. It would have the opposite effect, which is confusing your audience. In this example, first I talked only about Juan Mata, Paul Pogba, and Ander Herrera. Then I talked about Rudiger and Azpilicueta. Then I talked about Rashford and Alonso. And finally, I talked about David Luiz too. From the beginning, I could say these are the players we are going to talk about in this analysis. But I didn’t. And now you do understand why ... Always about timing, it’s important to choose the right time to pause your video so you can explain something or show it clearly. For example, in this video analysis, you see that I took the right time to pause my video in order to show what I’m talking about, which is when Costa recognizes the free space ahead of him. And Dybala recognizes that Costa is about to run vertically exploiting the space ahead of him. You would absolutely notice that in football analysis videos, there are a lot of colors. You have to know that the most effective videos are leveraging Color usage. There are reasons, other than beauty, why you should use different colors: The first main reason why we choose a color rather than another one is practicality. As you know, the pitch grass color is green. And depending on the quality of light on the pitch and other variables, it could be darker or clearer. That’s why if you want to use text, shapes, pictures, or whatever, you have to use the most contrasting colors to show your analysis (colors like yellow, white, red, clear blue…). The second main reason is putting the emphasis. We talked about that before, and we said also that we can emphasize something by using a certain color rather than the other one. Here is an example showing how we can leverage color usage in our analysis: As you can notice, I was using yellow color to showcase the shapes in my analysis, the clear blue to write the names of Manchester city’s players, and the white to write the names of Newcastle’s players. In the analysis, it’s easier to spot which team I’m talking about. Now, you can see the usage of the red color to show where players are running to, and also the space created and exploited. All the colors used are contrasting with green (the grass color) which distinguishes whatever we are putting the emphasis on. Naming players in my analysis videos is a MUST. Except sometimes when I’m talking about the team as a whole or few other things, I end-up analyzing situations, actions, decisions… where players are a part of. So I write their names on my videos because of so many reasons: for example, the video is showing so many players, I show precisely where the player I’m talking about is. I want my audience to focus on what matters. I don’t want them to waste time searching for the player I’m talking about among many… So, to reduce confusion, and to grab your audience’s attention, you should show your players what you are talking about. To make this as effective as possible you can create a name marking model, so all you need after is just to change the name of the player. This is an example of my name marking’s model I have used throughout my videos: As you can see, I have the same picture all over the players I’m talking about, with for sure their unique names. The red little arrow show exactly which player it is about here (Here, it could be confusing if there would be no red arrow on Rakitic’s head). You can just write the player’s name below him, above him… Wherever and however you want. The most important thing about this Naming Model is precision. Sometimes, through your analysis, you want to clear something out, to put a remark, or to explain a further thing to your audience. I do that via PS (Post Scriptum). They are helpful if you want to make also an important note. Here is an example on where I used PS to put a remark, to have a further explanation: In this situation of 3vs2: Ben Yedder, Jesus Navas and Sarabia vs Piqué and Umtiti, you can see that inside the circle, and using only simple counting, there is a 3vs3 situation. This is when my PS comes to help, as I put in it: Busquets isn’t counted here as he was behind them. His pace isn’t enough to have a decisive decision on the situation. So PS is a good way to make your analysis more effective. Some effects on certain software, such as Camtasia, could be leveraged to add more effectiveness to your analysis. One of these effects is the Spotlight. This effect works by lighting up a certain area of your video. This will help you get your audience’s attention and focus only on that lighten-up area. It could be a body shape, a sign, a look… Here is an example of how I used this technique. In this part of the video, I wanted to show how Paulinho was looking to the Goalkeeper’s position to take the best decision (What to do? How? When? Where?...). Now as you can see, your whole attention is on that spot-lighted area. This helped me to strict your focus on only what matters to me! Another way to grab your audience’s attention is by magnifying a certain part of the video (a player, a situation…). The length of your video analysis matters too. My experience with video analysis showed me that short and medium-length videos are the best, as the audience gets to the point much easier. Don’t forget that with videos, the audience can pause the video, replay it, rewind it… So make it simple. If you have to explain a complex or a long video, you can always cut it to several parts. Summaries help your audience consolidate what they have just learned. In this video example, I talked about good positioning, the right timing, space exploitation, . and so many things to explain my big intention which is How to Attack Space. This is how I wrapped up all these details into a formula summarizing it, 1- Scan the situation around. 2- Recognize the free space. 3- Exploit the space at the right time Another thing regarding summaries, a simple phrase summarizing your analysis will help the audience get and remember the analysis. This is a quick example of what I mean by that. I analyzed Portugal vs Spain game in the 2018’s World Cup, and when I finished, I summarized it all in these 2 sentences: Spain was great with the ball and bad without it. Portugal’s goal strategy was to defend, then quickly counter-attack. All of these help you to grab your audience’s attention for effective video analysis. One last thing to add to the non-exhaustive list is to create a style so you and your audience would get used to the analysis (If you put a certain image, shape, color… Stick to it so your audience won’t get confused throughout your videos). 5. About What Your Analysis Should Focus On: About what your analysis should focus on. As I said, this course isn’t about how to analyze football (soccer), for that matter you can check out my first course (How to Analyze Football (Soccer) – Basics). But this part will give you plenty of things you should focus on in your football analysis videos. These are some of the things I do analyze in my football analysis videos: I will start with one of the most important things I focus on when I’m analyzing football, which is Free Space. I do prioritize it in my analysis because the more a team creates and exploits spaces, the more this team creates chances, and the more probably this team is going to win. In my videos, I show how a team creates free spaces, how it exploits them after, how the other team tries to close them…. And how all of these situations and intentions influence and impact the course of the game. In this example, I was talking much about spaces (creating them, exploiting them, closing them…). Sometimes, I don’t show the exact free space created. But Mostly, I do show that using a shape, like this one in red. Another thing you should focus on is players’ movements. Any given situation throughout the game is full of plenty of movements from each player. These movements aren’t all decisive in a game. Some are decisive in a certain situation but are not that decisive in another one. Your role here is to point out these movements and how they have impacted whatever you are analyzing (Game, goal, a given situation…). …). You could talk about a run, a dribble, or any other movement, to where, when, how, why… Can you see all the details that just one movement could provide? If you think that your analysis should be only about the players who have the ball, you are TOTALLY wrong. Off-ball movements are mostly more important than the on-ball ones. And here is why: Johan Cruyff said: "When you play a match, it is statistically proven that players actually have the ball 3 minutes on average…. So, the most important thing is what you do during those 87 minutes when you do not have the ball. That is what determines whether you're a good player or not". This inspiring and shocking quote says so much about the importance of without the ball decisions and actions on the game. By the way, it’s the essence of most of my analysis. In these examples, I showed the importance of the off-ball movements and their impact during the situation. ... Don’t forget the players’ positions on the pitch and also regarding their teammates and opponent players (blind zone, wide hugging the touchline, dropping to the center area…). Here is a quick example of what I mean: Sané and Sterling hugging the touchlines. Also Sterling’s positioning in the blind zone of the defender… Before that players take any decision, they prepare for it, and that is what matters the most: to have the right decision. But how would players prepare well in order to take any action? Simply, I would say it is recognition. So, don’t forget to show, in your analysis, where players are looking and their recognition of what is happening around them (free space, teammates and opponents’ positions, movements…). Here is an example of how recognition and scanning the environment helped Eriksen get well positioned. Everyone has some football skills (Killer finishing, accurate long balls, quick turning, good dribbling…). In your analysis, you should point out how these skills, or even the lack of these skills, have impacted what you are analyzing. In this example, I pointed out Costa’s dribble and shooting skills were decisive in scoring that goal. If you take any situation and you just change the area of the pitch where it would happen, you would end up with a different analysis. So, don’t forget to analyze certain parts of the pitch (sides, center, half-spaces, zone 14, defending third…). As you can see, in my analysis videos, I would talk about them a lot. Here, I talked about the left side of the pitch. Here, I talked about the Zone 14. Well, it’s normal that players don’t get pressed all the time. But mentioning and showing the comfort and ease Mexican players have inside the zone 14 is impacting and making that video analysis effective. Football is a game of options. The options as a team, the options as player, the options at a certain time, the options in a certain area… The more right options a team takes, the closer this team is to win. Showing options is a big part of your analysis as it shows what happened and also what could happen. It gives you some depth to get your audience better. Here in this goal scored by Messi against Juventus, I’m pointing out an option that would be largely taken by any other player rather than Messi. All along with the game, players make many ball-calls. Recognizing that and how it did change the course of the game is pretty helpful too to get an effective video. ... Here, Busquets has the ball and many options around him. But a better option showed up as Paulinho called for the ball in the free space. And don’t forget that a forward pass is better than a backward one. As we mentioned before in this course, body orientation is a big part of the analysis. It affects how players get access to the ball if that body orientation helped or not in what happened… Many times, I have talked about it in my analysis. I have even created a whole analysis video explaining that concept with examples. As we have seen together, analyzing a situation is so important. Analyzing also the preparation made to make it work is even more. But pointing out the intention behind all of that is what makes any video analysis a gold mine! This example illustrates perfectly what I am talking about. What the majority thought here is that Lovren missed the header and Kane was lucky. But as you see, I pointed out the intention behind Kane’s body feint: Noticing that Lovren was marking him, Kane was dragging him to a certain point. While Lovren reached the point wanted by Kane, Kane started his run in the space he created. The moment you give the intention behind any action, everything becomes clear. Sometimes, players get into dilemmas and are forced to take an action, to choose one way and not the others. When I’m talking about dilemmas, I’m not saying that there is one right option and the others are wrong. I mean by dilemmas that all the options are not the right and wrong ones at the same time. It all depends on the other players’ choices… In this example, Umtiti was in a dilemma. Whether tackling Ben Yedder who has the ball, or marking Jesus Navas who is running in the free space. If he chooses to tackle Ben Yedder, he could win the ball from him, as he could not, and then Ben Yedder would pass it to Navas. If he chooses to mark Navas he could stop him from getting the ball, as he could simply let Ben Yedder run alone and score the goal by himself. In your analysis, you don’t have to explain everything. In some situations, you should ask the players (especially if you are a coach or an analyst). The players should explain the “why”. Why did they do that? Why not? They could explain also the “how to do better?” The “what are the options did they have?”? And so on. Throughout the game, teams are in constant search of superiority over their opponents. One type of superiority is Numerical. Whenever I see that, in a certain area of the pitch, there is a numerical superiority or equivalence, I point it out and show how that impacted the situation. In this example, I’m showing a 2vs1 situation of Barzagli and Sturaro against Luis Suarez, and how this 2vs1 changed to two situations of 1vs1 with Barzagli vs Suarez and Sturaro vs Alba. Also showing how it did impact and helped in scoring the goal. Sometimes, a step-by-step explanation shows that an action or a series of normal actions are way intelligent, more complex than what they look like. Lewandowski’s goal vs Lithuania was a great example of an analysis video where there is a step-by-step explanation. So, as a Center Forward, Lewandowski could normally run toward the penalty spot to receive the cross. But, being aware of Milik’s run inside, Lewandowski was going to exploit the space created, that I showed in a red rectangle. When Milik was cutting inside, he dragged the right back and created space. To receive the cross, Rybus was in a better position than Lewandowski. So that’s why Lewandowski was stepping back to take a better position. All of that made Lewandowski so comfortable exploiting the huge space to score the goal. Sometimes, you don’t need to explain. Just asking or putting a certain mark (? ! …) make a bigger impact on your audience. In this example, I could just leave the question mark without any explanation and you would understand that I’m talking about their bad positioning. Your analysis video could contain many examples, or many concepts or analysis points. Knowing by what starting, which one is the next… is really important. But knowing why ranking the sequences that way is the most important thing. Depending on what your intentions are, you have to decide by which one to start… and so on, till the end. ... You could for example define and talk about a certain concept or tactic, and then you illustrate it by examples. You could also start with general examples and then go to the specific ones, or the way around. ... In my analysis, one of the things I focus a lot on it is the replay. Maybe you did notice that on the course till now. I use a lot of TV replays because they give me other (Sometimes better) camera angles to enrich and add to my analysis. This is one of the examples. This is the analysis: Vinicius’ pace is exceptional for sure. But here, the body orientation made the whole difference. While Mazraoui is still orienting his body forward, Vinicius is already orienting his body toward Ajax’s goal. Let’s see the replay of the same action sons… but through another camera: Vinicius is making some steps to the half-line inviting Mazraoui to press him and then turn and sprint exploiting the space behind him. Now with a different, very good camera angle, did you see how I enriched my analysis? Sometimes, it is better to make many replays through the same camera to explain in each one a certain concept, action ... so you would explain complex things or just a simple thing with different variables, reasons... In this example of Aguero's Goal Analysis Vs Newcastle, I analyzed the goal. And then I made a replay of it through the same camera to explain more and show the movements and decisions through another player. Well, still talking about how you could get the most benefit from the replay technique, I’ll share with you a great one: you can have as many replays talking about a certain scenario or a player in particular situations as possible. In this video analysis, I showed up the analysis of the same goal, but each time with one player perspective, the options… First, it was Sarabia’s perspective. After, it was Jesus Navas’ perspective. in the end, it was Ben Yedder’s one. ... Don’t forget to use pictures to illustrate your explanation and give more proofs and details (stats, passing maps, diagrams, infographics…). Here in this video analysis, I was using the lineups’ picture I created, the attack sides’ diagrams, the positions and passing network, and the heatmap. You can use books to give more credibility to what you are analyzing (quotes, explanation, theory…). Here, I used a quote by Ruud Gullit to showcase the concept, poor defending, I’m talking about. You can show the importance of an action by counting the number of beaten players. In this example, I showed how the triangle (Insigne – Mertens – Insigne) beat 5 City’s players. Again about numbers, you can show the number of touches to explain how effective they are when it comes to quick combinations and fast effective decision making. Griezmann with 1 touch, Matuidi with 2 touches, Giroud with 1 touch, and finally Mbappe with only 1 touch finish to score. 6. Introduction to the 7 Steps Formula to Create Your Football Analysis Video: The 7 Steps formula to create your football analysis video. Introduction to the 7 Steps formula to create your football analysis video. In this section of the course, we are going to talk about the 7 steps Formula to create your football analysis video, and as I have said in the introduction, I’ll add a study case of a goal analysis where I will show you from the beginning how I create an effective football analysis video. I wanna say, and it is very important, that it’s only my way summarized and modeled in 7 steps. It is not the only right way of creating an effective video analysis. These steps could be different in each one’s model. They could be a 3, a 9, or a 20 steps model and still be right. You could have your own model (Formula), and it doesn’t necessarily have to be like mine… Once you have your model, you will see that it is evolving. Throughout the videos you are creating, you will notice how that model you created keeps getting better and better. In the beginning, I didn’t have any model to work on. I was trying and improvising. The more videos I work on, the clearer the steps become. First, before even they became steps, they were just a bunch of tasks to accomplish. So, I was losing a lot of time and effort going back and forth between them. Then they became steps. Then I added, deleted, split, merged, and modified them… and still that my model keeps evolving. You have to be flexible when it comes to the steps of video creation. You may have to go back to certain steps and add, delete, or change some things. The process isn’t all the time linear and just going forward. Sometimes, you are forced to go back and forth between these steps. Flexibility is key here! Thinking about my journey to creating video analysis till now, I noticed that I’m not as conscious as before while creating those videos. In the beginning, it was all conscious. I was being conscious of every step. Now that I created many videos, and that I have a decent experience creating them, I’m less conscious of some steps as they became more natural. That’s why in the beginning, you will find that it’s kinda hard, there are a lot of steps, a lot of things to do and take care of… Before jumping to discover the 7 steps Formula I use to create an effective football analysis video, let me assure you again that it’s just a framework to help you create your model. You can adopt it and use it, you can adopt it and modify it before using it, or you can create yours from scratch… It all depends on you. 7. Step 1 - Get the Footage: Step 1, get the footage. The footage videos could be games, highlights, goals, player movements on or off the ball. They are the raw materials of your videos. So how can you get them? You can either guard them. By the way, this alone needs a whole course to show you how to do that properly. Or you can download them because you should have access to the video. So you could edit them on my YouTube channels. I have created two videos showing you how to download full football matches for free, but I will just add them here to this video. Hi guys. I hope you're all doing well. In this video, I'm going to show you how to watch and download full football games for free. Two main reasons have encouraged me to create this video. First reason was that many students of my course and followers on Facebook have asked me for good resources to help them watch and sometimes DO load football games for free. So every time I go step-by-step, showing them how to actually do that. By creating this video, I will just share the link with them and it will work perfectly. The second reason is that as we're all in lockdown right now due to coronavirus, we do miss foosball so much. Well, at least I do. From time to time, I just go there and watch matches easily. Well, there are several websites from where you can watch and download games. I have tried many of them. The main and common issue I found is that they aren't stable. Games are almost all the time, Mason, for example, for copyright issues and so on. The only resource we do need in this video is the website football. Yeah, dotnet. I have found that very stable and great. You will find the link in the description. As it is described in the website portfolio is the first free interactive football video library. As the time I'm recording this video, they do have more than 17 thousand matches to watch, more than 55 thousands goals and 277 competitions. That's huge guys. Really impressive. You can watch games and goals starting from the fifties. Kaufman. All you need to start watching games is creating a free account, which is very easy. Once you create your account and confirm it through your email address, go back to the website and start your search for the game you want. The easiest way to search is through the search bar. You can search by player or by T, and let's search by team. And then right, Real Madrid. Here you can see all Madrid games and goes in these websites, the games are listed chronologically, which means that you have the oldest games first. If you want the latest ones, go to the last pages. If you want to watch a game, just click here. For every game, you can see the lineups, the games days, the substitutes, extra euro. The result is by default hidden, which is good if you don't want to spoil the game for yourself. But you can show it by clicking here. To such watching the game, you just click on the Play button for copyright issues in YouTube and Facebook and going to show you the game. Sometimes you would find that some games are divided on two halves. All you need to do is to click on the Next button. If you need to watch the second half, there is a new future. If you want to watch goals above the lineups, you click on show the results and the nucleic on the goal you want to watch. As we have seen, you can search by players or teams, but also you can browse by competitions, which is effective. You can find it here on the menu. There are lots of them. But fortunately, there are well organized by national teams, by continents, by domestic competitions, friendly, and so on. So let's say I want to watch Bundesliga games. It's a domestic competition in Germany. So I will go to domestic than to Germany. And there it is, and they click on it. Another great future I like and use the most in this website is head-to-head. First, I go to Browse catalog, then I choose head-to-head. This future will let you search for all the games between two teams. Let's take an example of Chelsea and Manchester United. Yeah. Then you hit Search. Here I found 42 games, does I can easily watch for free. Now it's time to show you how I download games from food Boolean without using any software. This method is working in Google Chrome. If you are using another browser, try and see. But if it doesn't work, I recommend you using Chrome. While in a game view, performer right-click in an empty area, then choose Inspect or from the beginning hit control plus shift plus I. You will have a view like this. Go to a network. While media over he should be chosen. Click on play and wait for a few seconds till you see some lines popping out. Here in this area. You right-click on the one with the most bandwidth and you open it in a new tab. Her in the new tab, you can easily click on the three dots down and then click on Download and enjoy it. If you have to house, you can do the same by playing the second half so you can Domo the two. It is mentioned that this website normally doesn't put games right away, they are played or even few days after. It takes few weeks till you can see these games. If you are looking for a game that was just played, it is better to look for other websites, does upload them right away. This video isn't sponsored by this website. It is just that I wanted to share this resource with you. I hope this video will help you watch and enjoy football games. Hi guys. In this video, I'm going to show you how to watch and download the latest football matches and highlights for free. For weeks ago, I have created a video where I showed you how to watch and download full football matches for free. So if you have watched that video, you would know that the websites I was sharing with you is basically listing football games from the fifties till few weeks or months from the prison time, which is awesome and very helpful. The main downside here is that you wouldn't find the recent football matches. That's the reason I'm creating this video right now. The websites I'm going to share with you in this video gives you access to the full game and highlights within minutes or at the most, a few hours after the game finished. Doing so, it would have to solid websites from where you could watch and download pretty much most of the games you well, to get access to the website, you type replay matches.com, I will leave the link in the description. You can browse by competition. For example, permanently, GE Ladd, IGA, Champions League World Cup. As you can just search by team. Anyway. As we are interested about the latest matches, we can just go down to see the latest games available. Let's say we want to watch the game between Real Madrid and a bar. On the game page, you will see first some information about the game. Then just below that, it would have the video, whatever you want to watch, highlights, extended highlights, first half or second half, you just need to click on it and then watch. By the way, if you have the ad blocker extension, sometimes you may be asked to deactivate it in order to watch. You can deactivate only the game page. As you can deactivate the extension from the whole website. Now, It's time to show you how to download the football match. But first, as mentioned here, you have to know that the videos are provided and hostage by a third party server. This means that the gaming wash could be hosted in any house in websites, which makes downloading the game different from one house in website to another. But I will show you how to download from our widely used hosting websites throughout replay matches.com. It is V, the Adult TV. So download them from this website is pretty direct and easy. You click here to download. The first half are directed to a link, shorter websites. You wait, and then click on go to download page. You wait again. Then click on download this file. Once on the video page, go down and click on Download. Now, asked to choose which quality you will download. Finally, click on direct to download link. That's it. Now go and wash the second house to have the full game. I have to mention that if you want to watch and download any gain from this website, I recommend you to do that as soon as possible to find the gain. Because mostly after sometime, it could be hours, as it could be days or even weeks. The videos are taken out of the servers because of copyright issues. 8. Step 2 - Watch / Re-watch the Footage: Step 2: Watch / Rewatch the footage. In the first online course “How to Analyze Football - Basics” I have talked about how it is important to watch the game at least twice. It’s not only about the game. It’s about whatever you are analyzing (a goal, a situation, a chance, a player movement…Whatever). And this is what I have said: Watch the game at least twice: I recommend you to watch the game at least twice. The first time, watch it as you usually do, by having fun. We all have these expectations about the results of the game, especially if you have an emotional attachment for the team playing, you are a fan of that team, you do like their way of play, or the opposite you don't like it. From the second time, try as much try as much as possible to be neutral. The good thing is that you no longer have these questions and expectations about the outcome. So, your mind is free to analyze it. The other good thing is that you can pause and play the game at the pace you want. This technique is really helpful to understand why and how of all players decisions: Pause the game every 10 or 20 seconds and ask why they are doing what they are doing (Movements, runs, calling the ball, delaying, closing to the ball owner, covering…). This will make you go deeper in your analysis. Each time you will watch them, you are going to discover new things to add and enrich your analysis… Just for a 10 seconds video. Let’s say about a goal. From the time the team recovers the ball and scores, a lot of things are happening. You cannot see all of these details in an only one-time watch. That’s why it’s really important to watch at least twice. 9. Step 3 - Analyze the Footage: Step 3: Analyze the footage. It’s at this step where you are going to put all your analysis. It is important to analyze the footage regardless of how you are going to present/show them. This step is normally made at the same time as the second one. While you are watching the footage, make sure to take notes of your analysis with timing… To organize your analysis and make it easy for you later on when you want to plan the video, you can use my method here: In a table of 4 columns, I put all my analysis notes and everything that would help organize and plan the video. This is the document. I would give you the possibility to download it. You can use it as a digital document on your computer or your phone, or as a printed document with a pen. I'm explaining the table. In the first column, you put the video timing (From ... To …). Let’s say the sequence you are analyzing starts at 30:25 and finishes at 30:57. This information will help you later on when you want to cut this sequence from the video to edit it with the rest of the other sequences. In the second column, you write your analysis notes. Let’s say that in the sequence you noted here the analysis was that: The CF dropped back and dragged the RCB with him creating a big space between the RB and the LCB that the LW exploited running into it to receive the ball from the LCM and score the goal. Also, when the CF created the space, both the LW and the LCM recognized that space created. In the third column, you write what you are putting the emphasis on. Let’s say your video is about how to create space. Your emphasis should be on the CF off-ball movement and how he dragged the RCB with him. That’s what matters in the video. How the LCM and the LW recognized and exploited the space created isn’t . important to note it here. But if the video is about how to recognize and exploit the space, your emphasis should be only on the LCM and the LW and how they recognized the space and exploited it… Do you see now how the emphasis changes with the change of the intentions and the subject of your analysis video? The emphasis could be, for example, on a player, a concept, a play-style, a movement… In the first case where our intentions were about how to create the space, the emphasis should be on the CF and the RCB, also on the off-ball movement of the CF, and on the space created. In the second case where our intentions were about how to recognize and exploit the space, the emphasis should be on the LCM and the LW, also on the space to be exploited, and on their movements. This column will help you to organize your analysis in a plan. In the fourth column, you write the sequence’s ranking in the video analysis. By the way, this is the last column to fill. When you finish with all the cases of the first 3 columns, you can then fill this one. Let’s say that you have many sequences you are going to put in your analysis video. Normally, when you are analyzing, you are doing that chronologically. So the first sequence is between 02:23 and 02:48, the second is between 15:01 and 15:16, the third is between 44:12 and 45:03… In your analysis video, maybe you are planning it to start with the 2nd sequence, then to follow with the 3rd sequence, and then to finish with the 1st sequence. That’s why I told you to fill this column last. 10. Step 4 - Plan the Videos Analysis: Step 4: Plan the video's analysis. Supported by the emphasis’ column and your analysis’ intentions, create a plan of your video’s analysis. You can organize the video the way you think it is showing exactly and perfectly what is your analysis is about. Here are some examples of how you can plan your videos: * Before the game, then the first half, then the second half: You could analyze first your thoughts on how the game would be (line-ups, style of play, tactics to use…), then you analyze what happened in the first half, then you finish with analyzing what happened in the second half. This way, you are analyzing chronologically the game. * You can start with the analysis of one team and in the second part of the video, you analyze the second team. * Define a concept and then illustrate it with some examples. * You can start with on-ball analysis, and then you follow up with off-ball analysis. * You can analyze from reasons to consequences (For example, because team A played with the RB positioned high up on the pitch, team B was mainly attacking from that side and exploiting the space behind him). Or vice-versa, from the consequences to reasons (For example, team B was mainly attacking from the left side and scoring goals from those attacks. And then you show the reasons. In this case, the reason is that the RB of team A was positioned high up on the pitch leaving much space behind him). * You can plan your video by analyzing the turning points of the game. * You can also plan your video around comparisons (for example, before and after a substitution, before and after a red card, with or without a certain player…). 11. Step 5 - Figure Out How to Explain and Show Your Analysis: Step 5: Figure out how to explain and show your analysis. Now that you analyzed your footage and planned your analysis video, you just have to figure out how to explain and show your analysis. First, for each analysis point from the table you have created, think about how you can explain it and show it. Let’s take this example where the CF created the space by dragging back the RCB with him. First, I’ll pause the video when the CF will notice that the RCB is following him and show that. Then, I will show where he dragged the defender and especially show the space created between the RB and the LCB. While you are figuring out how to present your analysis, you may need some visuals (teams’ logos, stats, some shapes, whatever). Just write them down. 12. Step 6 - Get All the Needed Visuals: Step 6: Get all the needed visuals. Depending on what you include in your analysis videos, you may need some visuals to complement or enrich it. You can either download or create them. Let’s say that we need the logo of Manchester City. You can just make a Google images search writing: Manchester City Logo PNG. It’s important to write PNG because this way, you will get the logo picture without any background… If I need some personalized pictures, I create or modify them with Photoshop. You can use your preferred picture software. I use Photoshop because I can personalize very well the picture the way I need. 13. Step 7 - Edit Your Video Analysis: Step 7: Edit your video analysis. This is the step where you can finally create your analysis video. You already have the footage, you analyzed them, you organized and planned the analysis video, you decided on how you are going to explain and show your analysis inside the video, and also you got the visuals you need… Now, you have everything to start creating that effective video. As I have said in the introduction, I’m not going to show you how I create my videos, for the simple reason that I can’t teach you video editing. If you have just the basics of video editing, you could create videos like mine or even better. reason that I can’t teach you video editing. If you have just the basics of video editing, you could create videos like mine or even better. First, I learned and used Adobe After Effects, then later on I used Camtasia. Just to let you know, Camtasia is software for screen recording, and its editing abilities and personalization aren’t better than After Effects or Adobe Premiere which their main function is video editing. And still that I use it to create such videos. I’m telling you this to make you understand that if you have the basics of video editing and some practice, you can create good videos. I learned video editing just from YouTube. You have there more than what you need to learn and get better at video editing. I do remember that for my first analysis video, I almost had everything on mind on how I want it to be. All I needed then was to learn how to edit a video. And I did it in less than a week. But to get better, you must practice a lot. For example, when I needed to pause a video to put my analysis on a frozen frame, I went to Youtube and typed: How to pause a video in After Effects. I got what I wanted to learn and I applied it right away… I do this with anything I want to learn. Just type it in Youtube or Google and you will get the help you need. 14. Mané's Goal Analysis (Study Case): In this study case, and as I have said in the introduction, I’m going to show you how to analyze a goal ... It’s Mané’s Goal with Liverpool against Arsenal. Again, I remind you that I’m not going to show you how to edit the video. So, we are going to cover in details, the first 6 steps. The first step is to get the footage. The goal was scored in the first half of the game. I have the first half’s video. Rather than importing the whole video and edit it, I cut just the part I need. So, I take the part of the goal and all its replays. In this case, it’s in between 18:55 and 20:14. By the way, it is safer to add few seconds in the beginning and in the end of the sequence you are going to cut, because you may need it in the editing. So, this is how I cut it. I use this free software. It’s light and easy to work with. I import the video to cut from, and then I put 18:55 till 20:14. I will have a video of 1 minute and 19 seconds I press “Cut”. Now I can modify the video features if I want. But I will keep them the same as the original video. Then I modify the video’s name. Now I press “Start Cut”… And, this is my video. Now that we have the footage, we can move on to the second step which is to Watch/Re-watch the footage. Let’s play our footage. Normally, I should watch the footage at least twice. But as I have watched it before, and for several times, I’m not going to do so. However, you can pause the video and go back to watch the goal as many times as necessary. Because in each time, you’ll discover a layer of analysis so you can enrich your final video. Now that you have watched the goal for several times, you have already some analysis notes on your head. ... In the third step, we are going to analyze the video using the method I already showed you. First, I open my excel sheet. Normally, I play the video and take notes. But as I have already done it before, I will let you discover the analysis notes I wrote. Before starting the analysis, it is important to note that in the first column, we can note either the timing of the video we did cut, or the timing on the screen of the game. From 18:55 to 19:02 Liverpool attacking down the left side where they have a numerical majority. So we are going to put the emphasis on the numerical majority. In the second sequence, from 19:02 to 19:08 Liverpool right after losing the ball, they are fiercely pressing Arsenal's defense, forcing them to play the ball backward to the goalkeeper. So, I will put the emphasis on the pressing because that's the most important thing in the analysis. The third sequence is between 19:08 to 19:11 Leno with no short options to pass the ball to, he's forced to kick a long ball to the attackers. So the emphasis would be on no options, and also on the long ball. The fourth sequence is between 19:11 and 19:14. Winning the ball back, Liverpool is immediately attacking down the left side, where they still have the numerical majority. Also, Liverpool's pressing strategy is to suffocate Arsenal's defense, forcing them either to lose the ball in their defensive third, or to send the long ball that could be easily won by Virgil van Dijk or Fabinho, like in this situation. So, the emphasis would be on the numerical majority and also on Fabinho's dominance on the air. The fifth sequence is going to be 19:14 to 19:22, and in this sequence Robertson underlapping with Firmino and exploiting the space behind holding's back, also passing the ball to Mané, who exploited the big gap between David Luiz and Tierny. So the emphasis would be put on the Underland, the space behind holding's back, and also the space between David Luiz and Tierny. There are many things to analyze in this goal, either good or bad. We can analyze how Robertson won the ball and quickly moved forward leaving Cédric Soares way behind made a difference. We can analyze how Wijnaldum was shielding the ball from Torreira while passing it to Firminio giving him space to run to, and so on... But, let's analyze the goal from Mané's perspective because it is very interesting. Let's see the TV Replay. I like how this replay showed Mané from the beginning, from the time he was pressing on Leno till scoring the goal. The sixth sequence is going to be 19:33 to 19:41. Showing Mané pressing on Leno and then going back to be on-side. So the emphasis would be, practically, on Mané, on the pressing he was doing, and also going back to be on-side ... The seventh sequence is going to be 19:41 to 19:45. Mané, saw Robertson going to exploit the space behind holding. He was going to his right, forcing David Luiz to either press Robertson or stay marking him. Also, Mané to exploit the big gap between Luiz and Tierny. So the emphasis would be on Robertson running to the space behind holding, on Mané going to his right, and also to David Luiz being on a dilemma, and on the space between Luiz and Tierny. The eighth section is between 19:54 and 19:59. And during this replay, from another angle, you can see the importance of scanning before taking any decision. So, before taking any decision (crossing, passing, or controlling and delaying...), Robertson turned his head quickly to scan the situation on his right side, seeing that David Luiz is closing in on him, leaving Mané alone in the big space. Robertson choose to pass the ball right away to Mané. So, I'll put the emphasis at 19:56. I'll put a spotlight on Robertson when he turned his head. Now, our analysis is done. In the fourth step, all we need is to plan how we want the final video to be. perspective. In this case, a chronological analysis would be fine. We can even add an analysis of the goal exclusively from Mané’s perspective In the fifth step, we have to figure out how to explain and show our analysis. In the first sequence, I’ll show the players involved in the numerical superiority and write 4vs3. In the second sequence, I will add arrows and show how Liverpool players were pressing. In the third sequence, I will emphasize how Leno didn’t have short options to pass the ball to. In the fourth sequence, I’ll show again the numerical superiority of Liverpool over Arsenal on the left side. In the fifth sequence, I’ll put the emphasis on Robertson underlapping with the help of an arrow to where he is running. Also, I will show the space he is going to exploit and his pass to Mané, and the space between Luiz and Tierney. ... In the sixth sequence, I will spot-light the look of Robertson when he scanned the situation on his right side. In the seventh sequence, I will show how Mané was pressing on Leno and then how he went back to be on-side. In the eighth sequence, I will show how Mané ran to his right putting Luiz in a dilemma, and I will show the space between Luiz and Tierney. In the sixth step, we need to get all the needed visuals, either creating or downloading them. We may need Arsenal and Liverpool logos. As I said, when searching for them, search about the PNG format ... Also, we may need Mané’s picture (also in PNG). Those pictures are optional for sure. We will need some arrows and a picture to use when we want to show free space. Last and not least, we will create names through our naming model template. These are the needed pictures. Now, all we need is basics editing and a bit of practice. 15. Conclusion: When I wanted to create a football analysis video, I didn’t know anything about how to do that. I didn’t have the knowledge, nor the experience or the right software. I had to learn by myself how to do that, how to even start! All I knew is that I passionately wanted to show my analysis in a video format and in an effective way. I found some football analysis software, they were great. But I didn’t have the money to acquire them. So I had to adjust… I started learning video editing and was always thinking about how to create the same effects from these expensive software in the other software I could acquire. I wanted to work with Adobe Premiere Pro but my laptop didn’t allow it. I started using Adobe After Effects 4. It was lagging most of the time, but still, I kept learning and creating… Later on, I started using Camtasia, which is just a screen recorder. But still, I could create good videos with it… During the whole time, I was mostly adapting and adjusting to the available resources. But what I wanted stayed the same: To create football analysis videos and help as many coaches, players, and football lovers to learn more and understand this game better. I’m telling you that, only to tell you that if you cannot get proper football analysis software, still that you can create effective videos even with the free resources. If you get stuck, don’t lower your goals, but adapt yourself and adjust your available resources to attain those goals. 16. Instructor Contact: Hi guys! Congratulations on finishing the course! I hope it satisfied your needs. Well, you are welcome to keep in touch with me on my Personal Facebook account Hamza El Kadioui. This is my website withouttheball.com is where I put my analysis of games, teams, and players. You will find there: e-books, my other courses, the link to my Facebook group where I keep contact with my students and followers, and any other important information about my work. You can contact me via the email address [email protected] ... If this is your first course with me, check below to see discounted links to my other courses. Waiting to connect with you! Cheers.