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Single Leg Balance Reaches

Abby Wambach performs a single leg balance reach

Balance reaches are a common exercise for basketball players and even golfers. They can also be useful for soccer players, as they help develop the leg strength and jumping ability that can be crucial during physical play or for winning flighted balls.

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Side To Side Jumps

Side To Side Jumps

Soccer and many other sports require not only agility, but the ability to make explosive movements.

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Power Skips

Power Skips

Power Skips are a plyometric exercise that is good for improving both strength and speed.

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What Should I Eat Before A Game?

What should I eat before a game, and what else should I do so I can play my best and be focused?

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Conditioning in 60 Minutes or Less

I want to improve my speed and stamina for soccer. What are some good exercises I can do that will be effective in 60 minutes or less?

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Cariocas

Cariocas

An effective, yet under used exercise that helps to improve balance and speed, and does absolute wonders for agility and coordination is the carioca (sometimes mis-pronounced “karaokes”).

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How Can I Practice Inside My House?

How Can I Practice Soccer Inside My House?

What are some thing I can do inside my house to improve my balance, speed, and skill?

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Leapfrogs

Leapfrogs

Here is yet another plyometric exercise to incorporate into your conditioning. Leapfrogs are particularly good for developing strength and jumping ability.

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How Can A New Player Make The High School Team?

How Can A New Player Make The High School Team?

I’ve been playing soccer in my gym class, and I really like it. Now I’d like to try out for my high school team, but I have never played before

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10/10s, 20/20s

Improve player speed with 10/10s and 20/20s

Here is an easy to coach exercise that you can use to help players improve their endurance. It can be performed in virtually any space with virtually any number of players.

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