Centre Soccer Association
SOCCER SPECIFIC SPEED, FITNESS AND AGILITY TRAINING
Park Forest Elementary School Gym
Jan 17, 24, 31 Feb 7, 14, 21
Session 2: 7:00 - 7:45 pm REGISTER
6 weeks \ 45 min sessions \
It is the intent of Centre Soccer Association to introduce young players to proper training and physical fitness techniques that are soccer specific in order to minimize injuries and promote a healthy lifestyle. Instilling the value of fitness, agility, and health at young age will assist in developing a stronger overall player.
Soccer Specific Fitness and Agility Training is a comprehensive and developmentally appropriate training session that targets the four components of physical fitness: aerobic capacity, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and body composition, and places them in a soccer applicable setting.
1) Be exposed to basic dynamic stretching and flexibility practices that will reduce injury
2) Be exposed to cardiovascular training that will increase their speed and level of fitness
3) Be exposed to agility and balance exercises that are specific to the game
4) Become knowledgeable about the importance of proper training technique and leading a healthy lifestyle as a soccer player.
5) HAVE FUN!
Listed below are training priorities:
Core stability and strengthening
Running/sprinting form: Eccentric strength and fluidity of motion (form)
Raising and lowering a player’s heart rate and sustaining over time
Incorporating a soccer ball into a variety of exercises
A typical training session is as follows – 45 mins:
WARM-UP: 5 minutes
Dynamic stretching and flexibility routine.
CARDIOVASCUALR ACTIVITY: 15 minutes
MUSCULAR AND/OR CORE STRENGTHENING
ACTIVITY: 15 minutes
COOL-DOWN: 5 minutes