This strength and conditioning camp is designed to optimally prepare soccer players for the coming high school soccer tryouts and the competitive season. We will communicate closely with team coaching staff to ensure that our athletes are specifically prepared to exceed staff, team and athlete expectations. The program was developed with proper use of periodization and progression to ensure optimal gains while reducing the chance of overuse injuries. Proper supervision will be given at all times to ensure safety and correct implementation of the workouts.
The program will highlight the following physical aspects:
- General Strength
- Explosive Power
- Agility, Lateral change of direction and quick feet
- Core Strength
- Soft tissue health and flexibility
- Energy Systems Development (conditioning specific to the demands of soccer)
Length: 10 Weeks
Start Date: Monday, June 13th, 2022
End Date: Thursday, August 18th, 2022
Training Schedule: Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays
Time: 12:30 – 2:00 PM
Location: Athletic Mentors Richland Facility
Who: High School Age – JV or Varsity
Camp Testing & Reporting Included:
We will test each player at the beginning and end of camp. A report will be generated for each player and shared with parents and coaches.
Testing Will Consist Of:
- Body Composition – using InBody System
- Vertical Jump – using Gymaware Power Meter
- Pro Agility – using Swift Timing System
- Chin Ups
- Assault Bike Conditioning (this one is not fun)
Why Is Proper Conditioning so Important?
Proper conditioning is vital to a successful soccer tryout and season. An average skilled player can become a dominant player if they are in superior condition. Conditioning is a rare element because it is independent of genetic talent. Superior conditioning comes from discipline, commitment and the willingness to work hard and persevere. With that said, developing your energy systems for soccer is not as simple as going out and jogging every day. The demands of the game require specific training modes. We have studied these modes for years and understand how to develop energy systems in these athletes to optimally prepare them for a successful season.