Marc-André ter Stegen will soon undergo surgery to recover from a long-standing knee problem. He’s been battling a knee issue for a while now- in fact, he’s been playing through pain since May of 2019. Although the club hasn’t disclosed the exact problem with his knee, we do know that the issue lies within the patellar tendon. Read More
There have been a ton of rumors circulating in around social media about Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s recent calf injury. Some sources are saying the Swede tore his Achilles, and others are saying its just a muscle injury. In this post I’ll break down exactly what happened to Zlatan, and how long he may be out for. Read More
Kai Havertz is an absolute baller. At 20 years old, he’s one of the best players in the Bundesliga, and one of the most promising young players in Europe. We all know how gifted he is with the ball at his feet. From a technical and tactical perspective, there is literally nothing he can’t do. But what about the physical side of his game? In this article, I’ll break down all the components of his physical game, and explain how each helps him play at a world class level. Read More
I feel like at the start of every major international tournament, we always hear stories of managers banning all forms of sexual activity- in fact at the 2018 World Cup, 8 teams had some sort of ban on meeting with partners for sexual activity. But does sexual activity truly impact your performance? Honestly, most likely not.Read More
Agility is key in soccer. The best players are often quick on their feet, and are able to change direction SUPER quick. But how do we improve it? Read on to find out.
Agility is defined as the cognitive and muscular ability to change direction in response to a stimulus.
Huh?!? Let’s break it down.Read More