EP35: An Ecological Approach to Skills Training with Josh Fan
In this episode, Alex Sarama welcomes Josh Fan to discuss the integration of ecological dynamics into the realm of basketball performance. They delve into how an ecological approach transforms the conventional perspectives and coaching tactics in basketball. They explore how Josh has significantly evolved his player development approach over recent years, shifting to a fully ecological framework. This shift has manifested in fostering more aggressive, resilient players across various levels, from middle school to college athletics.
1:34 - Discovering the ecological approach through BJJ
4:55 - Differences in his coaching since becoming more ecological
10:00 - What Josh's process looks like working with a player
17:00 - Practical examples and harmonizing it with their role on their team
22:43 - Advice in shifting towards an ecological approach