Speed and Agility Drills for Soccer Players

Watching soccer is exciting and lots of fun and fans are full of cheers and jeers.  The underlying truth is that every player on the field has earned their spot on the team with hard work and dedication.  In soccer, turning quickly and sharply are valued skills.   CoachUp Nation shares some drills that you really need to incorporate in your training sessions:

  • cone drills – great for improving speed and agility
  • cone-line drill – helps improve muscle memory
  • weight training – very young players should avoid weight training but it can improve explosiveness in more developed players
  • pylometric exercises – can improve speed by developing certain muscles

You can incorporate these exercises in training sessions with your team or on your own.  However, it is recommended that you ask your coach to give you guidelines to maintain proper form.

Read more:  Improving Your Soccer Speed and Agility

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