Specificity really has its roots in the area of motor learning. The Theory of Specificity of Motor Learning suggests that for motor skills to carry over outside of the practice environment, learning and development of the skills must resemble the environment that the motor skills are to be used in outside of the practice environment. In the exercise realm, this theory has been broadened to include the same concept in…Continue
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Think about this, I could put in my blood, sweat, and tears in my training as an athlete, but if the effort is headed in the wrong direction, it is somewhat of a futile effort. I think it's too easy as a strength and conditioning coach to focus on variables rather than the endgame of the athlete (right direction).
What is the training endgame of the athlete? To potentially better produce during competition, right. Now, I'm…Continue
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As strength & conditioning coaches we all focus on developing physical qualities such as speed, strength, power, agility, balance, and coordination....but what if we are missing a critical component to our athlete's development?
This episode of the Coach Your Best…
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