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Player Wellness

Click the image below to view a very informative blog post titled regarding the importance of stretching for youth athletes from our partner GOPT.

 

The post discusses:

  • the difference between static stretching and dynamic stretching

  • the most beneficial types of stretching for athletes

  • common muscles strains in youth soccer players

  • the best stretches to help reduce soccer injuries

 

It also includes lots of helpful videos on correct form for these stretches that all our players should be familiar with:

  • Cossack Squats

  • Romanian Deadlift (RDL)

  • Nordic Hamstring Curl

  • Eccentric Calf Raise 2 up/1 down

  • Eccentric Single Leg Calf Raise

  • Standing Gastrocnemius Stretch

  • Standing Soleus Stretch

  • Butterfly Stretch

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