Speed is arguably the most desired quality in soccer. In fact, many coaches determine team roster positions just on this quality alone. While speed does contribute to winning a game, the concept of speed is often lopsided.
Just what exactly do I mean?
Field and court based speed development programs usually focus on a player’s ability to start, in other words produce force. This is then supported in the weight room for strength development with practically all of the exercises focusing on this same quality of force production.
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Yours in speed,
P.S. – Jeremy Boone has been the professional speed coach for both the WUSA Atlanta Beat and WSL Charlotte Lady Eagles. He has also been a keynote speaker for the National Soccer Coaches Association of America and the National Soccer Coaches Association of Canada.
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