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Soccer Fitness: More Than 100 Drills for Speed, Agility, and Quickness

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Take your game to the next level with the revolutionary program used by pro soccer teams worldwide

The soccer player in full flight, maneuvering, turning and twisting, dribbling, swerving, leaping into the air, holding the position for a fraction of a second then heading a cross, with perfect timing, into the goal. You think only the genetically gifted can perform such powerful and gravity-defying moves. Now thanks to soccer training expert Alan Pearson, you, too, can execute these incredible feats on the soccer field.

A must-have for all players of this fast-paced sport, Soccer Fitness presents a cutting-edge program to help you develop multidirectional, explosive speed and gain an advantage in a game where feet and inches can make all the difference between winning and losing. Professional and national teams all over the world have used Pearson's program with successful results and now you can, too. Here you will find:

  • More than 100 drills for individual or team practice
  • Soccer-specific running, flexibility, and strength exercises (plyometrics)
  • Techniques to improve your eye, hand, and foot coordination
  • Warm-up and cool-down exercises . . . and more

Whether you are young or old, professional or amateur, Soccer Fitness will help turn you into the explosive playmaker on the field that other players and coaches count on when the game is on the line.

Alan Pearson is the managing director of SAQ International, Ltd., an internationally renowned athletic training organization. His programs are used by the world's top soccer teams, including Manchester United of the English Premiership.

Synopsis:

A must-have for all players of the quick-paced sport of soccer, "Soccer Fitness provides a cutting-edge program to help dedicated players develop multidirectional, explosive speed and gain an advantage in a game where feet and inches can make all the difference between winning and losing. Through a detailed course of soccer-specific running, flexibility, and strength exercises (plyometrics) and more than 100 drills that can be worked on alone or in a team setting, this progressive, sequential, and flexible training schedule also helps players improve their eye, hand, and feet coordination to reach their maximum potential.

Synopsis:

A must-have for all players of the quick-paced sport of soccer, Soccer Fitness provides a cutting-edge program to help dedicated players develop multidirectional, explosive speed and gain an advantage in a game where feet and inches can make all the difference between winning and losing. Through a detailed course of soccer-specific running, flexibility, and strength exercises (plyometrics) and more than 100 drills that can be worked on alone or in a team setting, this progressive, sequential, and flexible training schedule also helps players improve their eye, hand, and feet coordination to reach their maximum potential.

About the Author

Alan Pearson is the managing director of SAQ International, Ltd., an internationally renowned athletic training organization. His programs are used by the world's top soccer teams, including Manchester United.

Table of Contents

Forewords: A coach's perspective / Graham Taylor (Watford, Eng.), Craig Brown (Scotland) ; A player's perspective / Steve Palmer (Watford, Ipswich, Eng.) — Introduction — Dynamic flex: warm-up on the move — Soccer running form: the mechanics of movement — Innervation: fast feet, agility and control for soccer — Accumulation of potential: the SAQ soccer circuit — Explosion: 3-step multi-directional acceleration for soccer — Expression of potential: team-games in preparation for the next level — Position-specific drills — Warm-down and recovery — The SAQ soccer program.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071406901
Foreword:
Taylor, Graham
Foreword:
Brown, Craig
Foreword by:
Brown, Craig
Foreword by:
Taylor, Graham
Foreword:
Taylor, Graham
Foreword:
Brown, Craig
Author:
Pearson, Alan
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies
Location:
Chicago, Ill.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Soccer
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Soccer
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Series Volume:
no. 9540
Publication Date:
April 2003
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
9.20x7.41x.44 in. .71 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , A must-have for all players of the quick-paced sport of soccer, "Soccer Fitness provides a cutting-edge program to help dedicated players develop multidirectional, explosive speed and gain an advantage in a game where feet and inches can make all the difference between winning and losing. Through a detailed course of soccer-specific running, flexibility, and strength exercises (plyometrics) and more than 100 drills that can be worked on alone or in a team setting, this progressive, sequential, and flexible training schedule also helps players improve their eye, hand, and feet coordination to reach their maximum potential.
"Synopsis" by , A must-have for all players of the quick-paced sport of soccer, Soccer Fitness provides a cutting-edge program to help dedicated players develop multidirectional, explosive speed and gain an advantage in a game where feet and inches can make all the difference between winning and losing. Through a detailed course of soccer-specific running, flexibility, and strength exercises (plyometrics) and more than 100 drills that can be worked on alone or in a team setting, this progressive, sequential, and flexible training schedule also helps players improve their eye, hand, and feet coordination to reach their maximum potential.
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