FOOTBALL WARM UP EXERCISES
Warm Up Without Ball - ZIG ZAG RUN
FOOTBALL WARM UP EXERCISES WITHOUT BALL
Football warm up exercises without ball are used to prepare players body for a game or training session.
Soccer players find this warm up soccer drill fun and
There is no soccer ball
involved, and this soccer drill is intended to get the players
core temperature up, trough running and agility.
WARM UP EXERCISE WITHOUT BALL - SET UP
- Players will line up in
a single file line with about 1 yard/meter of space in between them.
- Players will start
jogging in a single file line keeping the same 1 yard/meter of space from the
player in front of them.
- As the players jog
around the field, player in the back of the line will start to accelerate and
take over players in front of him/her by zig zagging, or side stepping, all the
players in front of him/her to get to the front of the line.
- Now a new player will
be the last player in the line so he/she will do the same thing, and zig zag
around the teammates in front of him/her to get to the front of the line.
- Eventually the player
that started in front of the line will find himself in the back of the line
having to do the same zig zagging around the players that are now in front of
him to get back to the front.
- If the whole field is not available players can work on the half field, or any other open space.
- Split up into groups of 5 - 6 players if needed.
- Alternate the tempo and speed in which this soccer
drill is done.
- If there are only 4-6
players doing the drill, it is OK for the player coming from the back of the
line to completely reach the front before the new player in the back starts his/her
- However, when there are
more than 10 players doing this soccer drill, players in the back of the line
should start their run right after the player doing zig zags has gone around 2-3
players in front of him/her.
- Players can compete with each other, as they try to catch up to the player
in front of them…
this warm up drill is performed correctly, it leads to flawless
execution with players running constantly from the back, to the front of
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