Specificity is not Specialization

If you have a good hour to burn, you need to head on over to Stuart McMillan’s blog to catch the latest edition in his coaches guide to strength development. For the last part of his series I contributed a case study in data collection. This time Stuart and his friend Matt Jordan sat down 17,000 word chat that dives into several topics that Stuart discussed with strength coach Matt Jordan and throws coach Derek Evely. They discuss training theory, periodization, parallel-complex programming, Bondarchuk, sample training programs, youth specialization, and many more topics. Below are some highlights.

About Derek

Derek Evely has been coaching for more than two decades and served in roles from the grass roots level to overseeing internationally respected training centers. Along the way he has produced world class athletes in the throws, hurdles, and sprints.

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