Essay about Introduction for Training Programme for Football

4655 Words 19 Pages
Introduction for Training Programme for Football

The sport I am going to do for my training programme is Football, the programme will last for 6 week. I am going to design my programme for a male aged between 15-18 playing at a high standard of football that is extremely fit. The programme will not only stretch the player physically but hopefully mentally because the drills and skills they undertake will inevitably be used in a game situation so the aim is for those skills they have learnt on the training pitch to come natural to them in a game.

I have chosen to do football because I have played at a very high standard for numerous years. I played in Crystal Palace’s academy for approximately
…show more content…
So there will be a weekly diet the player should keep to, weekly exercise regime and weekly training drills.

A football player covers the ground in a variety of ways: sprinting short distances, jogging, walking, shuffling and moving sideways and backwards. With this in mind, my training program will consist of more than steady state running, or basic interval training around a track, in an attempt to mimic the movement patterns of an actual game.

Football is a sport that requires a multitude of athletic abilities; I will aim to make improvements in the following to improve my game:

* Explosive acceleration and fast sprinting speed.

* Muscular endurance, so that you can run for long periods of time

* Muscular balance and high levels of neuromuscular co-ordination.

* Body awareness and agility, the ability to know where your body is, and be able to move it.

* Muscular strength, to shield the opposing player from the ball, or for making a tackle or header

· Discipline to take orders and decisions, as well as putting the team first.

* Good flexibility to avoid injury, football players are prone to poor hamstring flexibility.

* Correct balance between your quadriceps and hamstrings, as well as strength imbalances between your left and right
Open Document