Soccer dance

5 Ways In Which Soccer Players Can Benefit From Dance

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Without looking beyond stereotypes, soccer and dancing may seem like two activates that could not be more different.  But, soccer is much more than just scoring goals and displaying power.  Much like a dance, it is a live work of modern art where movement with the ball is just as important as movement without it. It encompasses footwork, power, endurance, …

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The Mental Component of Soccer Player Endurance

The Mental Component of Soccer Player Endurance

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This week’s post is another great article from my friend Mathews McGarry, Sports Scientist and general training ‘nut’.  He’s written this post exclusively for Five-A-Side Football Coach, and he takes a look at what mental strength is needed to improve your endurance. Today, possessing physical superiority is paramount for the career success of a soccer player. Prime results do not come …

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5-a-side and 11-a-side

Is Playing 5-A-Side Football Sufficient Training for 11-A-Side?

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This week’s post is a great article from my good friend Simon, from the fantastic football blog, Each Game As It Comes.  He’s written this post exclusively for Five-A-Side Football Coach, where he considers if 5-a-side football could be used as effective training for the full 11-a-side game at grassroots level. I’m sure many of us playing or coaching eleven-a-side at …

Dene MitchellIs Playing 5-A-Side Football Sufficient Training for 11-A-Side?
Optimise Behavioural Skills

Optimize Behavioural Skills and Maximize Athletic Performance

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This week’s post is another fantastic article from my friend Mathews McGarry, Sports Scientist and general training ‘nut’. Every athlete knows that optimizing only their physical performance isn’t enough to acquire great results. Yes, many believe that practicing more and with more effort than others will bring better results, but this is not entirely true. Even though you might have better …

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6 Nutrition Rules Stoic Athletes Must Follow

6 Nutritional Rules Stoic Athletes Must Follow

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This week’s post is from my friend Sara Biston, a passionate health blogger and writer.  She’s written this post exclusively for Five-A-Side Football Coach, to help those of you dedicated to your sport boost your performance through your diet. If you are a stoic athlete your workout isn’t just an important part of your day; it’s an important part of your life.  You …

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