Soccer Science: In-Season Plyometric Training Improves Power-Related Performance Parameters

By Justin Cresser Today’s article is a first of a series entitled ‘Soccer Science’, in which we present the latest findings from Sports Science research in soccer, and discuss how these findings may influence the way we train we our … Continue reading

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Integrating Technical and Tactical Training Into Conditioning Workouts

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While it would be wonderful if we could focus all of our time in training on technical and tactical parts of the game, the reality is additional fitness work is important. The key is whenever possible, try to integrate either … Continue reading

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Soccer Stability – Medicine Ball 1/4 Leg Squat (Juggle)

Coaches assume that a player has hip stability prior to running onto the field. However, you will regularly find your players are unstable. This is a more advanced stability drill, but it is a good one for you to try … Continue reading

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Plyos at Practice – Part 1

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Here is a good plyometric workout you can do on the field. Plyometric drills are often misused and misunderstood by today’s athletes. I get the feeling from most of my players seem to be under the impression that exercises that … Continue reading

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