04 Nov What Female Soccer Players Need Most: Speed and Strength
Yes, I made it out alive from the tackle above. ;-O
Speed changes the game, while strength keeps female athletes in the game.
Speed gives female soccer players an edge to explode past defenders and execute dazzling counterattacks. Strength keeps muscle tissue strong so forces from the game do not damage the joints and bones.
Both take year-round training to truly maximize results so girls can progress gradually, get in their repetitions, while also sprinkling in training variability to overcome plateaus.
HERE is an article I wrote for Stack.com discussing these crucial components to female soccer performance training: The Two Missing Buckets In Female Youth Soccer: Speed and Strength.
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