Whats the general opinion on performing sports specific movements against resistance?
I was having a discussion with a kickboxer who was thinking about wearing ankle weights while training to increase her kicking speed and power.
I said that I dont like the idea of loading sports specific movements as it can change the mechanics and the movement pattern. I suggested strengthening the muscles involved in the kicks with ‘non kicking’ movements and to keep her kick speed training unweighted when she does skills training.
Anyone agree with me? not agree with me?