Offense, Defense, Midfield, Goalies
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
- Warm Up
Variations/Progression/Increased difficulty (As your players improve their skills incorporate the following…)
Vary the exercises to allow the players a change of pace.