S1 E11: How communication can unlock a team’s true potential, Jay Hedley

How communication can unlock a team’s true potential It is no secret that mindful communication, good relationships and a healthy mindset are powerful tools in any type of business. Yet in the high-pressured, fast-paced team environment of sport they can be hard to master and maintain. In this podcast Performance Scientist John Dams interviews communication […]

Bulletproofing your decision making presented by Darcy Norman

US Head of Performance Darcy Norman recently gave an insightful presentation at Kitman Labs German Performance Workshop. In his presentation Darcy talks about how teams can bulletproof their decision making process and protect themselves from poor decisions that are influenced by heuristics and biases. From this presentation you can take away: What is a heuristic […]

Episode 3: Introducing Data Analytics and Management Systems into Swedish Football

Episode 3: Introducing Data Analytics and Management Systems into Swedish Football In this episode Kitman Labs’ VP of Operations, Kevin McLaughlin speaker with client and elite football Physiotherapist Mikael Klotz, from Hammarby Fotball. Hammarby Fotball is one of the most forward-thinking Fotball clubs currently in Sweden, reflected by it’s organisations goals: 1. To become a top […]

Can you really predict a winner? We can try.

Can you really predict a winner? We can try. From the constant streams of news headlines and the trending hashtag ‘INSANE’ on twitter, it seems that the 2018 Russia World Cup will not be quickly forgotten. Not only has the twists and turns of this tournament left the world stunned, the defeat of teams such […]

World cup: is there such a thing as a home advantage?

WORLD CUP: IS THERE SUCH A THING AS HOME ADVANTAGE? With Russia off to a strong start in the FIFA World Cup group stages, beating both Saudi Arabia and Egypt, we decided to investigate the theory of home advantage. This report will explore why European nations have historically been so dominant at tournaments held on […]

The Impact of Sleep and Travel on Performance during the World Cup

The Impact of Sleep and Travel on Performance during the World Cup The FIFA World Cup kicks off on Thursday, June 14 and most bookmakers have five-time winners Brazil and current holders Germany as the favourites. But like any sporting event, Russia 2018 will undoubtedly have plenty of twists and turns and one topical factor that […]

GDPR… why it’s not so bad

GDPR…. why it’s not so bad. Data privacy and protection seem to have finally come to a head within Europe. Not only has the recent data breaches within World Rugby shaken many sporting organisations, the added reality of the impending GDPR legislation has caused many teams to scramble and have a hard look at their […]

Injury profiling in professional cricket

Injury profiling in professional cricket View infographic here One of the most popular sports in the world, cricket requires a combination of physical fitness, skill and strategy. Despite its reputation as a non-contact, low intensity sport, injury rate and incidence in cricket are ever-present. Due to the wide array of physical demands including running, throwing, […]