All our players should be fitter, stronger, and faster. Thinking up ever more evil ways to improve this is not our role. Why not try some rugby solutions? Strength and conditioning coaches have improved our rugby lives. I don’t say that because most of the ones I know are bigger and fitter than I am.... MORE
Sharpen minds and bodies by reducing defensive numbers and replacing entire attacks when things go wrong - and do it all at an intense pace.
This recreates the pressure of the final minutes of a match with non-stop defence and attack. It improves physical fitness and sharpens the discipline required to attack and defend well. MORE
For 10 to 20 seconds, your players become the fastest players in the world. They must race at full speed onto every pass, creating a sense of go-forward. Don’t worry about mistakes – just react, realign and attack.
Play to the limits of what your team are capable of. Control the speed by throwing in new balls when things slow down. MORE
Paper title: ‘Injury prevention effects of stretching exercise intervention by physical therapists in male high school soccer players’; Publication: Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports J Med Sci Sports. 2020 (11):2178-2192; Publication date: November 30th 2020 Stretching is considered by many sportsmen and women as an integral part of a training program particularly when performed... MORE