Soccer agility is the “athletic” part of the game. Agile players combine balance, power, strength and speed into a complete package. By engaging in agility drills, teams can quickly improve coordination, which will greatly enhance your players performance on the field. At younger ages, agility is a primary focus as players learn body control. At older ages, agility is just as important to increase explosiveness and minimize injuries.
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As a foundation for agility, the ability to land safely and effectively is a critical skill to be mastered. Being able to land competentlywhen jumping different distances, heights and angles can significantly reduce risk of injury whilst providing a solid base for rapid direction changes and deceleration. Freeze jump is a simple game that can be played with players of all ages to help them develop their landing competence.[ Read More ]