|||"At London Irish we are always striving to find a competitive edge, and recognise the CPA as front runners for innovative and efficient analysis solutions. Spending time with Darrell and Adam opened my eyes to new, powerful ways of improving my workflow and analytical output."|
Richard Whiffin, Rugby Analyst, London Irish RFC
"Hull City have agreed a Paid Professional Placement scheme exclusively with the CPA. Due to the expertise at the CPA we felt they would be the best placed organisation to align our progressive performance analysis department with. We have been delighted with the initial impact the UWIC MSc students have had; from the outset their knowledge-base and software competency has been very pleasing and exceeded our expectations. From this strong starting point, we look forward to exploring and developing their capabilities as performance analysts to the benefit of both the club and the individuals."
Laurence Stewart, Performance Analyst, Hull City FC
|||"During the Churchill Cup and Rugby World Cup 2011, the CPA facilitated Performance Analysis through a current UWIC MSc student. As a product of his education, Jarrad demonstrated capability in the role, utilising efficient workflows independently, under pressure in tournament mode. The intervention has increased the coaches and players awareness and use of Performance Analysis in a critical phase of World Cup preparation.|
We would not hesitate to use them as a resource in the future and explore their diverse portfolio of services and CPD they offer."
Dave Hodges, Assistant National team coach, USA Rugby
|||"We utilised the CPA to capitalise on their specialist skills in performance analysis during the Women's Rugby World Cup 2010. They demonstrated great knowledge of the requirements of team performance and understanding of the analytical process to provide evidence-based decisions. The level of service was world-class, assisted the coaching process and impacted performance on and off the field.|
The CPA clearly represent the performance analysis industry in a simple and effective manner, and systematically prepare vocationally alert practitioners to interpret and resource coach demands".
Geraint John, Director of High Performance, Rugby Canada
|||“The Welsh Rugby Union’s ambition is always to be at the forefront of Performance Analysis, a goal best achieved utilising the most accurate and detailed performance data available, and its flexibility to turn data into a unique, valuable insight.|
Setting up a reliable coding bureau is one of the most difficult requirements within the field of Performance Analysis. From conception, implementation, through to live processing, the CPA have excelled in providing a workforce that consistently produces an accurate and reliable service, which is critical in our discipline.
This is accomplished by UWIC's production of a unique blend of performance analyst, whos sound technical knowledge is underpinned by a world leading theoretical foundation.
The successful implementation of the Premiership bureau is, and will remain, a vital ingredient in the development of the performance analysis strategy at this level.”
Rhys Long, National Head of Performance Analysis , Welsh Rugby Union
|||"Analysis Pro recognise the CPA as champion practitioners whose vocational application excels through their knowledge of the products and processes, creating unlimited ways of using the Mac platform. Their ability to engage with and translate coaches demands is highly commendable.|
We have established a long-term synergetic relationship to build bespoke solutions for individual clients which provides a strong foundation to continue driving Performance Analysis forward in the future."
Jon Moore, Analysis Pro Ltd
“Tucked away in a quiet suburb of the Welsh capital at the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff (UWIC) is the Centre for Performance Analysis (CPA), which is leading the way in performance analysis research and teaching. It’s here that a dedicated team of top coaches, analysts and technicians is constantly pushing the boundaries of performance analysis, and training the next generation as part of their postgraduate courses."
“The CPA is more than an innovation centre in performance analysis ... it’s also where some of the top teams’ analysts learned their trade.”
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"The CPA & UWIC’s MSc Performance Analysis students have become an integral part of UWIC Archers success. The comprehensive 24/7 service and genuine desire to meet the programmes needs has lifted the level of real time and lapse time feedback to players, enabling significant performance enhancement on a daily basis"
Damian Jennings, Head Coach UWIC Archers
|||"As a brand new professional Rugby League team, we recognise the challenges both on and off the pitch. In order to compete and thrive at this level, we understand the importance of analysis, review and feedback, for both the players development and continued self improvement as a coaching staff. The service provided by CPA, during the initial coach education stage of our relationship and via the coding and analysis provided, has given us a real 'cutting edge' in our debut season. Our focus is on improving performance, and the service provided by the CPA has been first class in assisting us with aims."|
Anthony Seibold, Head Coach South Wales Scorpions
(Former Celtic Crusaders Head of Performance)
“We are extremely grateful for opening our eyes to the opportunities that Performance Analysis software and workflows offer, to positively influence our teaching, research and applied practice. Indeed, the work that you do at the CPA has to be shared as a vehicle of Good Practice – as we think a lot of people are missing out! You have empowered us to be more creative and professional in our collection and dissemination of knowledge.”
Dr. Rich Neil and Dr. Kylie Wilson, Lecturers Sports Psychology, UWIC.
|||“…special mention to our hardworking performance analysts who are busy working behind the scenes up skilling our video analyst and ensuring our players get the best possible information they can on our opposition. So a big bula, thank you guys for all your hard work…”|
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