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Title:
Soccer fitness : more than 100 drills for speed, agility, and quickness
Author:
Pearson, Alan.
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Publication Information:
Chicago, Ill. : Contemporary Books, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
xii, 147 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
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.
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ISBN:
9780071406901
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Presents a program to help you develop multidirectional, explosive speed and gain an advantage in a game where feet and inches can make the difference between winning and losing. This book includes drills for individual or team practice; soccer-specific running, flexibility, and strength exercises; and, warm-up and cool-down exercises.


Author Notes

Alan Pearson is the managing director of SAQ International, Ltd.


Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. iv
Forewordsp. v
Graham Taylor (Watford, England)--a coach's perspective
Craig Brown (Scotland)--a coach's perspective
Steve Palmer (Watford, Ipswich)--a player's perspective
Introductionp. vii
1 Dynamic Flex warm-up on the movep. 1
2 Soccer running form the mechanics of movementp. 29
3 Innervation fast feet, agility and control for soccerp. 49
4 Accumulation of potential the SAQ Soccer Circuitp. 62
5 Explosion 3-step multi-directional acceleration for soccerp. 68
6 Expression of potential team-games in preparation for the next levelp. 87
7 Position-specific drillsp. 93
8 Warm-down and recoveryp. 117
9 The SAQ Soccer Programp. 124
Referencesp. 144
Glossaryp. 144
Index of drillsp. 146