Are you a football player who wants to learn how to play football better? Or are you coaching football? These articles will give you the training techniques to use in football training to improve you and your team’s football skills… To browse our library of free sports training articles, browse using the categories on the left or use the search box.
Muscle power and strength
Sleep your way to better performance
When sports drinks don’t work
Testing is an objective way of confirming a coach or manager's thoughts
Football injuries - are they really on the rise?
The role of sleep in recovery
The components of posture and its importance for athletes
Latest research to increase strength and muscle mass
Mental preparation to enhance speed training and improve performance
Intervals benefit performance at all levels of sport
Andrew Hamilton explains new research about training and competing with caffeine supplements
Nick Tiller presents six evidence-driven but seldom practised methods by which athletes can promote the anabolic process to maximise training adaptation, promote recovery and improve athletic performance.
The loss of excess fat isn’t just aesthetic – it almost always produces enhanced performance
There’s increasing evidence that stretching before exercise doesn’t improve performance or reduce injury risk
Football training: the demands of the game and the attributes required for specific football positions
Football players need specific physical and skill based attributes for each position
Football fitness- conditioning techniques to ensure you stay in shape the whole season
Effective communication between the coach and players is essential at half time
Plyometric type exercises for power and speed are used with great effect but how useful are they for footballers?
Football conditioning to maintain and improve performance
What can you do to achieve optimum condition?
Coaching has always been something of an art
Football Tips and Exercises to Make You Ready for the New Season
A progression from the One Foot in Each Rung drill, challenges the speed of co-ordination of the athlete. Have the athlete perform the drill correctly by asking them to start off slowly to get a feel of the movement.
Ankle injuries can be tackled by proprioception training
No long-term risk from concussion in football
Comparison of standing balance in dancers and football players
Hamstring injury solution?
Attaining maximum distance in football ‘throw-ins’