Performance Analysis 

Level 1 in Performance Analysis (Fundamentals & Foundations Course)

Sunday April 25th (1pm to 7pm GMT) Approximately 6-7 Hours



The Level 1 in performance analysis is a very detailed and interactive course were you look to analyse teams and players using the latest software and technology used in performance analysis at the highest level. You will learn with fellow students as you make new contacts and friends from around the world. It’s designed to develop and help analysts, scouts, agents or the avid enthusiast to understand the in depth work of a professional analyst and what the job entails at a professional club.

Steven Gent, Head of Scouting Operations at Middlesbrough FC is the main tutor. Steven ‘Genty’ as he likes to be known, has been in the game for over 13 years as a performance analyst and opposition scout and is an expert in the field of performance analysis working in the Premier League & Championship throughout his career.

As the professional game continues to evolve, so too does the role of the analysts, scouts and agents, showing their increasing importance to a team’s backroom staff or contact base. On this course, you’ll learn how to approach performance analysis at the elite level of the game, with a specific focus on Teams and players from the statistical side of things.

The tutor will go through many procedures you must adhere to when looking to make it at this level. The team and player’s most important stats will be shown through Wyscout although we will talk about the many different software that are available. You will be shown how to use these tools behind the scenes in the day to day workflow at a high level football club. You will be shown standards that need to be followed and the specialist approach to learning the skills of a performance analyst.

As you network and share your knowledge and experiences with other scouts, analysts, agents and students of the game you also get to see how world-leading football clubs operate when working within the first team environment. You will also get the added bonus of how to turn your reports and videos into super enhanced clips supported by Metrica sports as we show you how to use the tools that TV pundits use on a regular basis on major football programs as you make your work stand out from the rest, by elevating your videos and bringing them to life, we have a special part of the course structured for this.

The course is endorsed and approved worldwide by the India FA (AIFF), Estonia FA and Romania Football Association along with many football clubs across Europe including Malmo FF, Slavia Praha, Legia Warsaw and Ludogorets who all regularly appear in the Champions League they all endorse this course. The UCFB University based at the Etihad & Wembley Stadiums also endorse all our products.



When participating on the Performance Analysis Level 1: The course will take approximately 6 hours 1pm to 7pm on Sunday. You will be shown new techniques and procedures throughout the course, you will also take part in tasks and assessments assisted by industry experts.

There is a small exam in the middle of the course as we test you with some small assessments so we can later provide you with the Certificate of Completion.

There are no prerequisites for this course.



After you’ve successfully completed this course you will have a clear understanding of what makes an effective analyst working in the professional game and how to make important decisions relating to the recruitment of players within a professional football club. Plus you will have the skills and knowledge to step into performance analysis with a great understanding in the fundamentals and foundations of performance analysis.


By completing the Performance Analysis Level 1 Course you will receive an IPSO certificate. It’s a great way to pursue full time employment within a professional club. With your new found skills, talent and qualification you will be ideally placed if any opportunities arise in any professional clubs or agencies looking to build up their scouting departments when looking for analysts.


What will you learn?

What is Performance Analysis?

  • Performance Analysis Workflows
  • The role of a performance analyst
  • A Performance analysts equipment
  • Using the software
  • Opposition team analysis
  • Player analysis
  • Analysis Software – leading trends
  • Introduction to Metrica – bringing your videos to life
  • Data, metrics and visual presentation ideas
  • Performance metrics

BONUSES: All new customers who participate on the Level 1 course will receive 4 weeks exclusive access to jobs4football and 4 week access to Noisfeed, you will also gain Metrica Sports Play and for IPSO scouts (only) you will gain free use of footballersglobal.

jobs4football: Will give you the up to date job opportunities worldwide in football, scouting jobs and opportunities before anyone else.

Noisefeed : Will give you the up to date social media findings with footballers (worldwide) which could have a bearing on signing players. Is a website for young players worldwide who post their videos on a special platform where you could check them out in your area. For IPSO scouts only.

Metrica Sports Play: You are now entitled to an exclusive trial of Metrica Sports PLAY software. You will have access to all the features and visuals the software offers, 50 minutes available of automated tracking and an extension for a month of the trial period.

(Please note you only get this offer once when participating on any IPSO product)



This course has been specifically designed for anyone already working or aspiring to work at the very top of the game in football analysis, scouting, recruitment, intermediaries or anyone else working within the game in any position, as it will make an impact to your day to day working practice. Some of the best clubs, federations, and leagues in the world work with IPSO.



For those who want to continue their learning, the next step is to look into our workshops and scouting courses (unless you've already done so.) These are great CPD or qualified courses to get you even more up to date with the latest techniques and skills in other areas as you progress in your football education.


If you need more information contact us for more help or support at 

Where: Through Zoom software.

Materials: A book will be sent in PDF format for you as reference for the course.

Presenters: Steven Gent will be the main tutor alongside other experienced performance analysts. All presenters are very experienced scouts working at the highest level for over 10 years.

Language: English

Duration: April 25th (1 pm to 7 pm GMT).

The times will all be ENGLISH TIME but other times are available if you would like a group booking, please contact us at 

Price: Online £95 (RRP £150) we have an instalment payment plan available, please contact us about this at

Online and Classroom:

When participating in the online version it will be based 100% online. Once you’ve made your payment, you’ll receive a confirmation email. Please check your spam/junk folder, emails can often get found in this area. We advise for best effects that you take the course on a PC or Mac with the latest version of Google Chrome installed for optimal speed and ease of use. Mobile phones are not advised for this course.

When participating live in a classroom version of this course an email will be sent and further instructions will be forwarded the for venue and starting times.


Level 1 in Performance Analysis (Foundations & Fundamentals Course)


  • For Instalment plan

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