Soccer is a sport filled with intricacies on and off the field. Training needs to be soccer specific improving technical and tactical skills to help better your performance. Things like ball control, position based requirements, and the ability to develop the field come from practice and technical and tactical development. However, research is now showing the importance of having a strong base in speed, agility, and strength is just as important as the technical and tactical skills the player uses within the game. 꽁머니
This makes sense, if you step back from the field and look at the big picture.
The basis of any team-sport is dynamic, integrated movement: Changes in direction, velocity increases, deceleration, explosive bounding and lateral movement… the list goes on. It would make sense then, that to develop a player’s ability to execute these movements faster with more precision, one would want to condition the machine, also known as the human body, powering the movements.