Homework Assignment #3
Review your checklist from last week. Make sure you are making progress to hit all aspects of your training. Anyone can just get a ball and watch a youtube video… The real question becomes can you put it all together.
Spend the time to become smarter and more focused. Pay attention to training your brain and tactics. Understanding how you learn best is key to your success. And tactically, well you’ve gotta know the game. Study, study, study!
Make sure and print out the Checklist below to help keep you accountable to the workouts. After each workout check it off to show you completed the training for that day.
Follow along below as we guide you through the workout for the day. Either SCROLL Down for the entire assignment or CLICK on a Block below to get the training segment for the day.
PSYCHOLOGICAL (PS) – Prepare Mentally
Read through the Soccer Homework Morning Routine for Athletes Worksheet . This player workbook will get your morning started out right.
The quote for the assignment is motivation for the entire length of the Homework Assignment. For you pre-season preparation this means that it will be either 1 or 2 weeks on the same quote(s). Come back to the quote for each assigned day. Be ready – each reading might present a new meaning, thought, or motivation! This is a good thing.
You should have your goals written and had an opportunity to think them through. Now REVIEW those goals and make any necessary changes – in writing!
Don’t just think about the changes, write them down.
As you review, make sure that your daily goals line up with your dreams. What you are doing on a daily basis must line up with your dreams. It is the only way you will get to where you want to be.
This REVIEW of your goals is a making sure that your “map” is good. And like any good map it will take you where you want to go.
PHYSICAL (PH) – PREPARE PHYSICALLY
Follow the Workout:
Core Exercises. 25 Pushups and 25 Situps
1 mile or 1/2 mile Run. Get a warmup prior to starting. Make sure that the distance is age appropriate.
TECHNICAL (TS) – PREPARE WITH A BALL
Total Training Time is minimum 18 minutes. Follow the workout:
3 minutes – Juggling
7 minutes – Dribble Series
Use the full 7 minutes. That means doing each move at least 3 to 5 times. Do every move in the videos below.
3 minutes – 1 Fake or Turn
Either use the one below or go to Fakes or Turns and pick your own. Use the full 3 minutes to practice just the one move.
5 minutes – Shooting
TACTICAL (TA) – PREPARE TO PLAY
For this section you will need to go to the Positions page and find your position. Click on YOUR Position and study it!
Ask questions!!! If you don’t understand something – ask your coach. If you don’t want to do that – ask coach Kyle. Email me at [email protected]
Click below to be taken to the POSITIONS page: