Triple H Addresses Performance Center Criticisms

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Many fans and even fellow wrestlers have criticized Triple H, WWE and the Performance Center frequently because, despite bringing in a vast array of talent from many diverse backgrounds, they have been accused of training everyone to "look" or "wrestle" the same way as everyone else and in some instances, even dropping maneuvers that may have made them famous in the first place to adopt a more "safe" skillset.

The Game was recently interviewed by Sports Illustrated magazine and had this to say about those criticisms:

“The misconception is always the same, and it’s absolutely wrong. We are looking to make our talent as diverse as possible. People say everyone is wearing the same thing and training the same way. Yet they are not training the same way. We are grouping people together to work on building certain skills. The core of what we do is the same – yes, you have to learn the same skills, techniques, and foundation when you start. Then we set you up with people to develop your characters. We want the talent to develop their character, and our job is to help harness the character. We want them, every single one of them, to be unique and have their own feel. Yes, we are all wearing the same WWE gear. That is because, when you’re here, we’re all the same. No one is above anybody else, and we’re all here to learn. We are a team and a family. What we do in the WWE is a partnership–it’s a partnership with the guy across from you, and a partnership with everybody here. One of the pieces of the Performance Center that makes me so proud is when somebody succeeds here, the whole place goes nuts for them. They’re all here to help each other succeed. When you can build that type of climate, it shows our culture within this place is right to develop and to cultivate the best talent possible.”

Is he right? Or do you think the Performance Center "homogenizes" young talent so that they are somewhat 'handcuffed' and not able to let their true abilities and persona shine through? Sound off below but remember to keep it civil.


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