Specificity & Dynamic Correspondence: How To Get the Most out of Your Athlete’s Training

By Julie Gooderick (MSc, Bsc Hons, ASCC) The concept of specificity to the athletes’ sport must always be considered by the strength and conditioning coach in order to maximise the transfer of physical training to sport. In experienced, adult athletes, training must be similar enough physiologically to the desired aspect of sports performance in order…

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Building the Developmental Athlete: Speed Development for Team Sports

By Julie Gooderick (MSc, BSc Hons, ASCC) A large number of recent articles for junior athlete training have been centered around optimizing strength development. Whilst clearly important for all sports, in many sports speed development is just as important in the production of a well-built athlete. In sports such as tennis, hockey, volleyball and football,…

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