There are many ways to work on a soccer teams fitness. These can range from sprints, to longer runs to ladder work, to plyometrics, to resistance work to weights to any number of other activities. One thing that is often forgotten is much of the fitness work can be built into the various games and activities.
One of the most valuable games I like to play with teams is the 5 yard sprint rule after every pass. This can be a 3 v 3 scrimmage up to full sided 11 v 11. It’s a regular game with the only restriction being that after every pass there must be a hard 5 yard sprint by the passer. Any passer who doesn’t sprint after Continue reading Building Conditioning Into Regular Training Routines