Carlota Torrents is a professor at the National Institute of Physical Education of Catalonia and a member of the Complex Systems in Sport research group. With her doctoral thesis, Carlota was one of the pioneers in bringing dynamical systems theory to training. She has published dozens of articles on creativity, complexity, and movement, and recently published one of the most educational books I’ve ever read. I love one of her key principles as a teacher is: “If your students don’t surprise you, you’re doing something wrong.” Listen to the conversation to find out how. It is in Catalan, you have it with English subtitles on the YouTube video of the episode.
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Notes of the episode
A mi musa me la invento yo | Carlota Torrents
1st International Conference in Complexity and Dynamics Systems in Sports Training | Natàlia Balagué, Carlota Torrents, Duarte Araújo, Daniel Carrilho & Javier Mallo
Dynamic systems theory and sports training | Carlota Torrents & Natàlia Balagué
The motor creativity paradox: Constraining to release degrees of freedom | Carlota Torrents, Natàlia Balagué, Ángel Ric & Robert Hristovski
Sistemas complejos en deportes | Carlota Torrents
La teoría de los sistemas dinámicos y el entrenamiento deportivo | Carlota Torrents
Emergence of exploratory, technical and tactical behavior in small-sided soccer games when manipulating the number of teammates and opponents | Carlota Torrents, Ángel Ric, Robert Hristovski, Lorena Torres-Ronda, Emili Vicente & Jaime Sampaio
Creativity and emergence of specific dance movements using instructional constraints | Carlota Torrents Martín, Ángel Ric & Robert Hristovski
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