The first module looks at building a solid foundation for your players’ fitness, through an integrated approach, using football-specific conditioning, and also an isolated approach, to develop certain physical qualities. It also provides you with a pre-season plan to help you get your players ready for the new season.
Stamina is the ability for a player to continually perform the numerous physical challenges throughout a game. This module looks at the why and the how of developing the capacity of players with regards to volume and intensity of work.
Strength provides the foundations for a lot of the key physical qualities needed in today’s game. In this module we look at which strength training can improve football performance and also explore how strength can play an important role in reducing the risk of injury. We also provide a framework for your training structure as well as opening our video library of strength-specific drills and exercises.
Decelerating and stopping effectively is so important in the modern game, particularly when pressing the opposition. This module is linked to our ‘Strength’ module where the ability to control force effectively is covered. We now look at applying those qualities in a match through various methods of training in the gym or on the training pitch.
Some of the most memorable moments in football are decided by a players’ ability to get out of the blocks quickly and cover short distances, rather than reach maximum speed over a longer distance. In this module we explore ways of developing acceleration qualities through isolated gym work and integrated training.
Sprinting and speed is becoming a highly-valued physical quality within the modern game. In this module we look at the importance of speed, how we can develop it and how we can link the work off the pitch, in training or the gym, into developing the performance of players in a match.