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Joan Cortés | The coaching genius

Joan Cortés | The coaching genius

One of Joan’s characteristic phrases is: “We will never capture basketball.” As coaches, we often try to over-control the game, anticipate it, decide what will happen... but we always end up behind. I feel the same about his wisdom. No matter how hard I try, I will always be behind. He is a unique coach, pedagogue, teacher, father, mentor, professor, thinker... Sometimes, Joan is called crazy just because he is ahead of our time. I met him in a basketball coaching course... and on the court he taught me a criterion for life. During the conversation you will be able to imagine what it was like for me to stumble upon this genius when I was 15 years old.

The conversation is in Catalan. You can watch it with English subtitles in the YouTube video of the episode or read the automatic English transcript by clicking on the menu above.

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Here you have the video with English subtitles of the conversation with Joan:

You can also access the conversation in the following platforms:

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You can also read the Fosbury Flop podcast, the automatic English transcript of the episode is available for you. You can find it in the menu at the top.

Notes of the episode

Letter —and reply— to his former teacher, Louis Germain, after receiving the Nobel Prize for Literature | Albert Camus

Reflections to be able to consider how to train | Joan Cortés

Workshop about minibasket | Joan Cortés

Richi Serrés on Twitter

Marcel·lí Massafret on INEFC

Albert Batalla on ResearchGate

A Treatise on Efficacy: Between Western and Chinese Thinking | François Jullien

Nassim Taleb on goodreads

La pregunta | Javier Cañada

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