Entries by Jared Saavedra

Sport Specific vs Skill Development by Jared Saavedra

What You Should Know About Sport Specific Training by Jared Saavedra The question I get asked the most from athletes, sport coaches and parents is “How do you train athletes of different sports together and still make their program sport-specific? I will usually follow up that question with a question. What does a sport-specific program […]

Basic Plyometric Progressions

The Science Behind Plyometrics: What Are Plyometrics Intended For And Where Is Their Place in Programming? Jared Saavedra, M.S., CSCS, PES, USA-W, MMA Conditioning Specialist As an athlete gets stronger in the weight room, it means very little if those “gains” can’t be carried over into their sport. An increase in power output, strength, stability, […]