Drill Specs

Drill Theme:

Warm Up

Field Position:

Offense, Defense, Midfield, Goalies

Drill Style:

Warm Up

Time Needed:

10 min

Field Location:

Midfield

Skill Level:

Basic

 

Objective

Active Stretching allows players to stretch while doing activity, which avoids stretching cold muscles.  This warm up is suggested for players at the beginning of each practice and the end of each practice.

Description of Drill-Execution

Have your players line up in a straight line and give them a a series of active stretches that they can do, examples are below:

Walking Stretches, Lunges, Walking Squats
Leaps, Bounds, Hops, Jumps, Twists

Skills Practiced:

  1. Warm Up
  2. Conditioning

Variations/Progression/Increased difficulty (As your players improve their skills incorporate the following…)

Vary the exercises to allow the players a change of pace.

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