Soccer Science

This much I know: youth soccer players train and play more than professionals. The year-round schedule is packed with practices, technical training sessions, free play nights, games and tournaments. And sometimes, players play two to three games a week with an itty bitty 24-hour recovery window. Excuse me,...

Fun fact: no one knows what it takes to train in the off-season. Okay, okay, before you get triggered, here I am explaining why in this two minute video: [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oj0MEVERcqU[/embed] You see? Off-season training is no joke. It's long. It's a grind. It's a process. As a coach, it...

I wanted to avoid titling this post "Goalkeeper Specific Training." While I believe goalkeepers should have some degree of individualized programming, it becomes more about turning them into beasts. And by this I mean Hope Solo beasts. Briana Scurry beasts. Buffon beasts. Ochoa beasts. Casillas beasts. Van...