Gaining an Edge: Strength Training and the Soccer Athlete

by CoachZ

Soccer-Specific Strength and Fitness Training and the Off Season First, is there ever really an off season for top flight soccer players? At any level? Male or female? The answer is no! Should there be? Well, that’s a topic for another article or series of articles and is part of an ongoing and intense debate! […]

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Ultimate Soccer-Specific Strength and Fitness Training: The Ultimate Package

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Do you believe you have what it takes to play division one college soccer? Are you willing to put forth the time and the effort to get there? If you have the desire, the belief, and the willingness to work, I may have a proposal for you! The first of the year, January 1, 2010, […]

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Neck Pain, Back Pain and Sciatica in Soccer Players: An Introduction

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Back Pain and Soccer-Athletes: A Multi-Part Series on Prevention, Treatment, and Rehabilitation Significantly, it must be remembered that pain is a symptom and not the ultimate diagnosis. This is especially true when dealing with neck pain, back pain, and sciatica in athletes. In most instances, the expression of pain, in any of its various manifestations […]

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The Quest Reveals Tom Blazina: A Lesson In Heart and Desire

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The Lesson of Tom Blazina Back in 1982 I was building one of my first businesses, a business dedicated to training top-caliber local athletes. I started the business with $50 and an idea, a story in and of itself, and before I knew it we were wall-to-wall athletes, budding young super stars wanting to make […]

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Soccer-Specific Strength and Fitness Training Program

by CoachZ

I have built many sport-specific strength and fitness training programs for top-caliber athletes over the years…I hope this works for you. Remember, you need to vary your workouts to match the intensity of your other training. Cross-training is difficult but vital to your success. The main issue with sport-specific strength and fitness training at any […]

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