# 17 – S.Ramakrishnan (Ramky), founder of Sportsmechanics, explains sports analytics, its applications, how to use it and promising new areas in sports analytics


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Episode Summary

S.Ramakrishnan (Ramky), founder of Sportsmechanics,  explains sports analytics, its applications, how to use it and promising new areas in sports analytics

Show Notes

01:00 – Ramky introduces himself and how he got into sports analytics
03:05 – Concept of sports analytics
04:50 – Competitive analysis and end-game analytics
06:30 – Applicability of sports analytics in multiple sports and importance of athletes executing the plans
07:40 – What contributes to a good sports analytics team
08:55 – How recreational athletes can use sports analytics
10:00 – Ramky talks about his plans for using analytics for recreational athletes and importance of good data
11:55 – Example where analytics helped a potential Olympic high jumper
12:50 – Importance of simplifying the analytics output for athletes
14:45 – Capturing subjective data like how a work out felt; mood; soreness
17:10 – Does analytics make sports too predictable and takes away natural skill?
21:25 – New areas for analytics and Sportsmechanics – “Drona” coaching platform
23:15 – Quiz Time!
25:50 – Ramky’s recommendations of books, websites/blogs and other resources

Contact Ramky and Sportsmechanics

Website: sportsmechanics.in
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/ramky65
Ramky's Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ramky65/

Book and other Recommendations

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell (Amazon Link)
The Talent Code by Daniel Coyle (Amazon Link)
Halo Sport 2 Headphone - https://www.haloneuro.com

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