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SPEED AND AGILITY FOR SOCCER

TRYOUTS DATES FOR THE 2022/2023 SEASON ARE BELOW

SPEED AND AGILITY COACH: KASEY COX

HOLDS A MASTER'S DEGREE IN KINESIOLOGY AS WELL AS A CERTIFICATION IN PERSONAL TRAINING

This program will include personalized workouts that will focus on soccer-specific exercises designed to increase your speed and quickness as well as strengthen your entire body and takes a complete approach that will: teach players the basic techniques of speed/agility training, increase core muscles through stabilization/balance exercises, increase overall strength, and recover from tournaments and games (sore/achy muscles).

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Players are given 4 workouts to complete each week (1 with Coach Kasey; 3 at home or in-gym).

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Players complete a series of assessments to create accurate workout plans tailored to their needs & goals.

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All phases will be used and programmed based on and around the player's existing soccer schedule.

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All exercises that are taught and learned will be soccer-specific.

PROGRAM COMPONENTS:

Phase 1 – Core/Stabilization:

This initial phase of the workout plan will consist of players strengthening their entire body through core and stabilization exercises. Once the players have a foundation built, they will move to the next phase.

Phase 2 – Strength Exercises/Techniques:

In this phase, players will improve their overall strength using a variety of exercises that will involve hip complex/core, legs, and upper body strength. These exercises are specifically incorporated for speed and agility training. Once the strength phase has been completed, the players will progress to the power phase.

Phase 3 – Power:

This is where players will increase their explosive ability. This phase will incorporate aspects of the initial phase so players’ muscles are not over-trained or over-exhausted.

Phase 4 – Recovery:

Finally, players will learn about the recovery process by incorporating these workouts. For example, when a player has more than one game in a weekend, they will be doing a recovery workout on Monday with Coach Kasey then continue through their normal workouts during the week. This will ensure the recovery process is being maintained and the players are not overdoing these exercises. The recovery workout will consist of stretching, rolling out, and light-moderate exercises.