An exercise that only creates problems and that disables the creation of solutions/or that takes players into solutions that are not correct, according to our understanding of the game, it is a poor and badly constructed exercise.

Oliveira

Specificity – A Refresher

Grant Jenkins
4 August 2014

The term “sport-specific” has long been a red flag for me.  In recent years, it seems to have been commandeered by personal trainers for use in marketing materials; an attempt to attract a different kind of client.

Specificity is however an important part of physical preparation for athletes. Physical preparation coach Grant Jenkins provides a simple refresher on on the topic along with his views on a specificity continuum.