It’s finally July again. The barren month of June is often hard for amateur footballers. There’s no football on the telly, and even less in the community. For committed and enthusiastic players, the summer is torture. Anyone who regularly plays the game at a reasonable level will know how exciting the first day of pre-season […]The post Professional Pre-Season Training Tips You Can Use at Your Club appeared first on The Soccer Store Blog.
The purpose of the form progression basketball shooting drill is to help develop the proper fundamentals when shooting the ball, and build up to game shots. Whether you are a player that is just learning to shoot, or you are already a good shooter, this is a great drill to do. It will help to build up your fundamentals or refresh them if you have already been playing for a long time. It is also something that you can do without putting a lot of strain on your body, so it is a great basketball drill to do in season or along with your workouts. One of the biggest things to focus on is learning
This team warm up shooting drill is going to work on footwork, staying balanced, and getting up a lot of high quality shots in a short period of time. Sometimes during the course of the season it becomes difficult to budget off a lot of time for player development because there are so many other areas that need to be worked on. With a warm up shooting drill like this though, you are able to maximize time with the amount of players that are able to shoot at each basket and also because you are using it to get warmed up before practice. Players need to see the ball go in the basket to have conf
Shooting a lot of catch and shoot shots can sometimes get monotonous and cause the player to check out mentally. This leads to half speed shots and sometimes even more harm than good. So a great way to prevent this is to turn the shooting into some kind of challenge for the player to beat. This shooting drill is going to force the player to make a certain number of shots in a set time period which will help to keep the player engaged. It is also great drill because it isn't going to tax the player physically. So it is great for shooting after practice or during season when a player is trying
The British football season is a long one, and Christmas is slap bang in the middle of it. As a regular player, you have a responsibility to your club and your teammates to look after yourself over the festive season period – but that’s often easier said than done. While controlling your weight during Christmas […]The post How to Enjoy Christmas and Be Ready for the Remainder of the Season appeared first on The Soccer Store Blog.
Whether you’re playing in a Sunday league pub match or at FA County level, there are certain items of equipment – over and above basics such as goal posts and footballs – you simply can’t do without. In order to maximise your team’s chances of success this season, it is important to ensure that the […]The post What Should Be in Your Match Day Inventory? appeared first on The Soccer Store Blog.
The rigours of a full football season can take a heavy toll on the body of a regular player. The nature of the game makes certain injuries inescapable at times, but it is possible to minimise the risk of suffering certain types of injury. Up to 80 percent of significant footballing injuries affect the legs, […]The post How to Minimise the Chances of Serious Injury During a Football Season appeared first on The Soccer Store Blog.
The rigours of the average football season require that every footballer looks after their health and nutrition at all times. Getting the balance right between consuming sufficient calories and maintaining a healthy weight can be tricky, but by including these so-called super-foods in your daily diet, you can ensure that your body always has the […]The post 8 Super-Foods Every Footballer Should Be Eating appeared first on The Soccer Store Blog.