What is Specificity? Why it’s so misunderstood
I personally believe this is such a misunderstood term, the principle of specificity is one of the least well-understood concepts in strength and conditioning or by coaches in many sports.
Broadly speaking, the principle of specificity states that any training conducted by an athlete should be specific to their sport. This maxim should be interpreted in a general sense. All sports require an athlete to have a number of qualities to be successful (for example, skill, speed or strength).