Training - Football Fitness
On this page you can watch a training video on football fitness with a ball. The video shows a fun warm up session with a ball and show the type of stretches a coach should incorporate into a warm up fitness session. There is also a printable chalkboard football fitness session which you can print out and take to training with you.
Please take the time to access this coaching information on football fitness and to watch the Tour Videos to fully appreciate what a membership to Grassrootscoaching.com offers..
Football Fitness tips
No longer do football players need to run miles to achieve football fitness. Jogging up and down the pitch a few times is not enough. In the course of a football match a midfield player could run seven miles. With the help of our football fitness experts, we have designed fun and innovative football fitness training drills with many involving football drills that use the ball in realistic game situations to improve the players’ football fitness, whilst improving football skills and techniques.
A warm up period is important prior to any football training session or match, because:
Likewise, a cool down period at the end of a match or football training session is important because:
The football fitness training programme covers:
Watch the video for a fun football fitness session with the ball.
See animated drill
This is a 3D animated, interactive football fitness drill taken from the members' area of the site. The title is "Fetch the Ball"