Category Archives: Soccer physical preparation and recovery

What do legs need for soccer? (Let’s keep it short and simple)

Howdy, I see a lot of misunderstandings about legs training in soccer and other team sports, as well as in track & field. Things are so simple – max strength, strength speed/power and plyo is everything your legs need for intermittent high intensity running sports (sports games especially; I will write down nothing about conditioning

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R. Verheijen vs American physical preparation philosophy (random thoughts and potential solutions)

Howdy, In this article, I would like to touch “pros and cons” topics in short and try to find some mistakes both sides maybe make (maybe it sounded a bit arrogant, but I am going to present just my humble opinion to you). Mr. Raymond Verheijen’s (Australian, Portuguese, Spanish… football school – or similar) philosophy

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Hey soccer player – reconsider the reason why you pulled groins

Howdy, Soccer is, with no doubt, the most popular game in the World. The “downside” of this attractive game is that you need to be extremely good prepared to avoid injuries (like in any other sport, especially contact sport). If it’s the only one recreational physical activity (a common example is 1-3 times per week),

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Why you need to be thin for soccer? (And some random thoughts)

Howdy, Soccer is the most popular sport almost anywhere on the Planet. Popularity is fast raising even in the USA. In my opinion, during the last 15 years has been becoming even more popular because of the one fact – S&C professionals noticed how much a proper strength is important for faster soccer. Faster soccer

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