Here is a wonderful sample workout for Soccer Players U8 division. Hope you and your child or Team enjoy the workout and improve their athletic performance while having fun!
FIT KIDS & TEENS ACADEMY
SPORTS SPECIFIC TRAINING: SOCCER U8
- 5 minute Warm up sequence
- Topic of the Day: i.e, Arms for Effective Momentum. Ready Stance, Proper Athletic Stance & Body Alignment
- Agility Cone Drills: Improve direction changes. Obstacle avoidance. Ball Touches. Forward / Backward. Lateral Drills.
- Core Exercises for balance: 1/2 Get ups, 1/2 Crunch, Penguins, Starfish
- Endurance / Off the line speed: Fun Sprints. Relays. Races.
- Lower Body Strength: Body weight Squats, Lunges, Calf Raises
- Mini Box Jumps: Plyometrics to increase muscle speed & power.
- Strength Circuits: Core: Walkouts, plank, bear crawls, mountain climbers. Shoulders / Arms: Presses, curls.
- Fast Feet: Agility Ladder Drills
“Strength training for sports will increase muscle endurance and reduce the risk of injury.” Kiana Tom