Perspective: Perception – Decision – Execution

In this third perspective article, I want to dig into a somewhat unconventional way to do player analysis. I think this is a very interesting discussion to have, and hopefully you’re able to follow my thought process. The 4 Pillars Often you define and evaluate players through the 4 pillars: Technical, Tactical, Physical and Psychological/Mental.Continue reading “Perspective: Perception – Decision – Execution”

Perspective: Skills vs. Competences

In this second perspective article I want to talk about skills and competences. I know that skill is often used interchangeably with competence, so the following is simply my definitions of the two words: A Skill: Knowing how to do it and being able to do it. A Competence: Actually doing it under pressure inContinue reading “Perspective: Skills vs. Competences”

Perspective: The Difference between a Team sport and an Individual sport

I’m waiting for the post-season to finish before I get started with my model building process. So, in the meantime I want to do a bit of writing. The plan is to write short articles about ideas and concepts that fascinate me. These may or may not be hockey statistics related. I will call theseContinue reading “Perspective: The Difference between a Team sport and an Individual sport”