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3.Specific Speed Training

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Speed training is an integral part of a team's weekly microcycle.

The player during the game is required to change directions in the field, accelerate or deccelerate and use the body and its limps at such a speed and in such a way, having the proper balance and accuracy of the movements, to meet the needs of each phase.

Depending on the stimulus that you give to your players, inside the week, you can also adapt the following training section to their needs in order to improve their speed, agility and coordination skills.

3.Specific Speed Training

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EXERCISE 1

The player execute a back pass and begins slalom movement, skipping over low obstacles, playing a wall pass and ending to the small post.

The return is at a slow pace where the players in the next sprint will change roles.

EXERCISE 2

The player comes in front of the manequin and execute a header back, he turns and begins a movement over rings and slalom between the cones.

The return is at a slow pace where the players in the next sprint will change roles.

Exercise intensity: maximum effort

Exercise Duration: 1-2 sets x 4-6 reps

Exercise break: 2' per rep - 4' per set

  • Effect of training on fast coverage of long range distances.
  • Effect of training on maintaining body balance and changing directions at full speed.
  • Effect of training on coordination - technical abilities.