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Women's Soccer: Using Science To Improve Speed
Women's Soccer: Using Science To Improve Speed
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Most books that deal with improving speed and quickness typically employ running drills and 'quick feet' drills, such as ladder steps, small hurdles, etc. Drills such as these have merit but without proper technique and development of the muscles as they are used in effective technique in both running and cutting actions, they are of limited value. In this book, Dr. Yessis shows you the latest in improvement of running technique and the ability to make quick cutting actions. It is the only book that contains information on analysis of women's soccer players running and cutting actions and how they can most effectively be improved. Even though this book is written mainly for women, the analyses and exercises apply equally to men. It is the first to have: Sequence pictures of the key actions of the key actions seen in cutting, and quick sprints taken from live digital video, Introduction to specialized strength, flexibility and explosive exercises (compared to general exercises as typically practiced by soccer players), Introduction to active stretching (as opposed to the common static stretching) to prevent injury and prepare you for play, Biomechanical analyses of players running and cutting described in simple, everyday language, Common faults in each skill shown and described and how they can be corrected, The latest in soccer specific nutrition, Training programs to improve your running and cutting and to a good extent, your kicking.

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