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  1. Non-Contact Training for Covid-Safe Grassroots Football

    Non-Contact Training for Covid-Safe Grassroots Football
      Grassroots football is back underway in many areas of the UK after its Covid-related absence. But the situation is fluid, and future lockdowns are a very real possibility for many regions. To ensure your players are both safe and match-ready, you need to ensure training sessions are as Covid-friendly as possible. It’s important to keep abreast of Covid-related restrictions...
  2. How to Warm Down Effectively After a Football Match

    How to Warm Down Effectively After a Football Match
    Some physios say that warming down after a football match is actually more important than warming up beforehand. The idea of a warm-down session is to allow the body to gradually revert to normal after being in full exercise mode. If done correctly, warming down exercises can minimise muscle stiffness and tiredness the next day - reducing the chances of...
  3. 5 Training Drills for Improving Goalkeeping Skills

    5 Training Drills for Improving Goalkeeping Skills
    Improving as a goalkeeper involves working on reflexes, agility, leg speed, decision making and hand-eye coordination. In order to hone these skills, lots of practice and constant repetition are required – sometimes in an environment that recreates the intensity and often chaotic nature of a real match. There are five drills for goalkeepers that can develop all of these skills...
  4. 5 Training Drills for Improving Agility on the Football Pitch

    5 Training Drills for Improving Agility on the Football Pitch
    Agility involves strengthening and conditioning certain muscles and tendons within the legs and back. It also involves maintaining balance, body control and foot speed whilst making sharp turns and staying in control of the ball. It is critical in today’s game, as football is now played at a frenetic pace at most levels. In order to improve core strength and...

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