Rhythm and Soccer: a theoretical coaching approach to effective movement

Today’s post is written by John Lytton, a sports performance coach and former pro-soccer player with a facility in Charlotte, North Carolina. John founded Performance Unlimited in 2006, and has made it his passion to create an environment where athletes are constantly being challenged to progress as a player and a person. It

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Research: Improving Kicking Distance In Young Players

Our Research Review Article for today comes from the January 2011 issue of the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research (Rubley, et. al., 2011). This study assessed an intervention of low-level plyometric training on vertical jump and kicking performance in two groups of thirteen-year-old female soccer players.
“High intensity plyometric training is often used by strength

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Ball or No Ball – THAT is the Question

Today’s post is by SoccerFIT partner Tristan Tillette. Tillette serves as Director of Performance at Elite Sports in Birmingham, AL and On-Line Training Director of AthleteFIT.com
It’s an exciting time for SoccerFIT – our membership is growing everyday. We are gaining popularity in the youth soccer community and some of our staff even have positions with

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