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Kelvin Beeching

Course Leader for MSc Applied Sports Performance Analysis and Senior Lecturer in Performance Analysis & Sport Coaching

Institute of Sport & Exercise Science

Contact Details

email: k.beeching@worc.ac.uk

tel: 01905 542481

Kelvin Beeching is a Senior lecturer in Performance Analysis and Sport Coaching at the University of Worcester. Kelvin has a range of coaching experience from working in both participation and performance levels of sport within Football and Cricket. He has experience of coaching and sport science support within professional settings, working with a range of athletes from footballers to ice hockey players. Kelvin leads the performance analysis provision within the Institute.

Qualifications:

  • Post-Graduate Certificate in Academic and Professional Learning
  • MSc (Hons) Coaching Sciences
  • BA (Hons) Applied Sport Science and Coaching
Teaching & Research

Teaching & Research

University Roles:

  • Performance Analysis Research Interest Group
  • Motion and Performance Centre (MPC)
  • Leads Performance Analysis Provision at the University
  • UW Men’s Cricket Performance Programme

Teaching:

Kelvin teaches on a range of undergraduate modules in Performance Analysis and Sport Coaching:  

Level 4

SPRT1024 Principles of Sport Coaching
SPRT1033 Principles and Practices of Cricket Coaching

Level 5

SPRT2034 Coaching Pedagogy and Practice
SPRT2048/49/50 Scientific Analysis of Sport/Cricket/Disability Coaching

Level 6

SPRT3011 Applied Performance Analysis
SPRT3046 Applied Performance Analysis (Disability Sport)

He also acts as a supervisor to Independent Studies students at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Professional Interests: 

Football, Cricket, Performance Analysis and Strength Conditioning 

Research Interests:

Performance Profiling
Performance Prediction
Strategy and Sport Performance
Effective Data Visualisation
Uses of Reflection in Coach Education

 

Professional Bodies

Professional Bodies

International Society of Performance Analysis in Sport (ISPAS)

England and Wales Cricket Board Coaching Association (ECB CA)

Publications

Publications

Vinson, D., Beeching, K., Morgan, M., and Jones, G. (2015) Investigating the use of the Coach Logic platform to facilitate collaborative evaluation of individual and team performance in training and match environments amongst athletes and coaching staff, 3rd International Coaching Conference, Manchester Metropolitan University, Crewe, 9th-10th September.

Muir, A., Vinson, D., Beeching, K., Morgan, M., and Jones, G. (2015) Investigating the use of the Coach Logic platform to facilitate collaborative evaluation of individual and team performance in training and match environments amongst athletes and coaching staff, 10th International Conference of the International Council for Coaching Excellence, Vierumäki, Finland, 23rd-25th August.

Beeching K. & Stanway B. (2015) Using Interactive Video. Presented at University of Worcester Share and Inspire Seminar Series. Worcester, UK.

Stanway, B., Peters, D., Radu, A., Beeching, K. & Belsey, J. (2014). Winning Big – United States of America in the 2012 London Olympics. Presented at World Congress of Performance Analysis in Sport X, University of Worcester, Croatia. 25-28th July.

Beeching, K., Stanway, B., & Breeze, N. (2014) The value of internships in developing student employability. Presented at University of Worcester Learning, Teaching and Student Experience Conference. Worcester, UK. June, 2014

Skinner, J & Beeching, K. (2014). ‘Perceptions of performance analysis in a professional football academy.’ Research paper presented at the 5th ISPAS Performance Analysis, Manchester, UK, June. In M. Hughes, N. James, N. Parmar & S. Murray (Eds.), Book of Abstracts of the 5th ISPAS Performance Analysis Workshop, Manchester, UK, June, pp.25.      

Such, D & Beeching, K (2014). ‘Taking Wickets in Powerplays in T20 Cricket.’ Research paper presented at the 5th ISPAS Performance Analysis, Manchester, UK, June. In M. Hughes, N. James, N. Parmar & S. Murray (Eds.), Book of Abstracts of the 5th ISPAS Performance Analysis Workshop, Manchester, UK, June, pp.26.

Beeching, K.L., Williams, S., & Francis, J. (2013) The effect of pitch size on technical demands in small sided possession games in amateur footballers. Presented at International Society of Performance Analysis in Sport Workshop 2013, Alicante, Spain. 2nd-5th April 2013.

Garratt, C.G., Beeching, K.L., & Francis, J. (2013) Analysis of team performance during the 2011 Clydesdale Bank 40 competition. Presented at International Society of Performance Analysis in Sport Workshop 2013, Alicante, Spain. 2nd-5th April 2013.

Francis, J., Beeching, K.L., & Jones, G., (2013) Try Scoring in the RFU Championship. Presented at International Society of Performance Analysis in Sport Workshop 2013, Alicante, Spain. 2nd-5th April 2013.

Beeching, K. (2013) Aerobic Training for Soccer. In Briggs, M. (Ed.) Training for Soccer Players. UK, Crowood.

Beeching, K. (2013) Anaerobic Training for Soccer. In Briggs, M. (Ed.) Training for Soccer Players. UK, Crowood.

Beeching, K. (2013) Strength & Power Training for Soccer. In Briggs, M. (Ed.) Training for Soccer Players. UK, Crowood.

Beeching, K.L. & Griffiths, L.A. (2012). Home and Away: An Analysis of Team Positioning in the FA Premier League. Presented at World Congress of Performance Analysis of Sport IX, University of Worcester, UK, 25th-28th July. 

Beeching, K. (2011). Athlete-Centred Coaching. In Navin, A. (Ed.) Sports Coaching for Students, Coaches & Competitors, UK, Crowood.

Beeching, K. (2011). Planning and Periodisation. In Navin, A. (Ed.) Sports Coaching for Students, Coaches & Competitors, UK, Crowood.

Stewart, S., Beeching, K. & Tuckwell, M. (2011). Performance Analysis & The Role of Biomechanics. In Navin, A. (Ed.) Sports Coaching for Students, Coaches & Competitors, UK, Crowood.

Keynote speaker at the League Football Education Roadshow in May 2011 presenting on Sport Performance Analysis

Presented at Engage.Develop.Perform at Northumbria University. Presentation entitled ‘Using Performance Analysis to Enhance Sporting Performance’.

 

External Responsibilities

External Responsibilities

Kelvin currently provides performance analysis support to:

ECB Tutor and Assessor
Consultant Performance Analyst to sports clubs and organisations