Kinesiotape has been around for a while- and tons of professional players like to use it. It is elastic tape that can be applied to your body, with the goal of improving your performance. Does it really work? Read on to find out:Read More
Staying hydrated is absolutely essential for ALL athletes. When most people think of athltes staying hydrated, they think of drinking water or Gatorade during training- when it is really a much deeper topic than that. Read on to find out how you can stay hydrated!Read More
Plyometrics are often a popular choice among soccer players to improve their performance. Want to know exactly how? Note: it’s important that you have at least some background in strength training before you do plyometrics. A solid strength background will allow you to reap the benefits of plyometrics. Read on to find out how plyos can help you as a player!Read More
Often times soccer players think that being “injured” means you can’t do any active activity. Truth is, with the guidance of a sports medicine professional, there are very few injuries you cannot train though- read on to find out how!Read More
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Andre Gomes suffered a terrible lower leg injury this weekend vs. Tottenham. While racing for the ball, he first collided first with Son Heung Min who flew in with a slide tackle. Gomes evaded the tackle, but then Serge Aurier challenged for the ball, which caused this horrific injury.Read More
This short workout is named after Arjen Robben, and is designed to help increase your speed and explosiveness.
Warm Up: FIFA 11+
Speed Portion: 6 rounds of:
- 20m Sprint
- 90s rest
Every soccer player on earth wants to be faster. In this article, I break down exactly what you need to do to so. (Note: this post is extremely over simplified, so sorry fellow S&C coaches who may be reading this and wondering why it’s so bare-bones)
A six-pack is something that most every athlete wants- for various reasons. Most people think that if you have a six-pack, it means you have a strong core. But that necessarily is not the case.