Graduated in Physical Education and Sport Sciences at INEF University in Barcelona on 1982 follow studies, developing the first tools for Biomechanical Analysis in that University. 2D Capture, process and graphical representation and calculations.
Received grants from General Secretariat of Sport of Catalonia for the development of human performance analysis software.
As athlete competed in Gymnastics, Football and Motocross at National Level. Former athlete in Freestyle Skiing received awards at Catalan and National level and competed in World Cup in 1986. Developed software for the freestyle Skiing events while competing.
Josep Escoda starts in 1987 with the creation of the Olympic Training Centre, CAR Sant Cugat, From then he has been strongly related and directing the Research, Sports Sciences and Technology Units of CAR Sant Cugat. Along this time several International research and development projects being handled during Olympics Games and other International events.
Other point of interest is the International promotion of CAR World Wide and the creation of an International Association of High Performance Training Centres, ASPC conducted by CAR from 2001 during the 2nd Forum on Elite Sport.
Josep Escoda is member of the Board of Directors, taking care of the Secretariat of the ASPC and taking part of the Organization of all the FORUMS from its very beginning.