Training

Sports performance training is the physical and mental process of working toward specific athletic, performance or fitness goals through a regimented program. Research shows that to significantly improve sports performance, overall athleticism and physical ability, athletes must complete training sessions in addition to playing their sport. Training refers to the workouts, exercises and drills they perform outside of organized practices to improve their Strength, Speed, Conditioning and Flexibility, as well to rehab and prevent injury. Well-rounded programs also include Sports Psychology training. Maximize your sports performance with advice from today's top coaches and elite athletes.

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What are 'Loaded Carries'? The Powerful Benefits of These Simple Exercises

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If You're Simply Assigning Sets and Reps, You're Failing as a Strength and Conditioning Coach

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Smart Drills for Youth Soccer Players: Alternating Kick-Arounds

Attila Csizar, head coach and director at Upper 90 FC, explains Alternating Kick-Arounds and the benefits they offer young soccer players.

Smart Drills for Youth Soccer Players: Pullbacks

Attila Csizar, head coach and director at Upper 90 FC, explains Pullbacks and the benefits they offer young soccer players.

Smart Drills for Youth Soccer Players: Step Over Rolls

Attila Csizar, head coach and director at Upper 90 FC, explains Step Over Rolls and the benefit they offer young soccer players.

Smart Drills for Youth Soccer Players: Touch, Touch, Roll

Attila Csizar, head coach and director at Upper 90 FC, explains the Touch, Touch, Roll drill and the benefits it offers young soccer players.

Smart Drills for Youth Soccer Players: Sole Rolls

Attila Csizar, head coach and director at Upper 90 FC, explains Sole Rolls and the benefits they offer young soccer players.