Videos for the Fit2Finish Book

Here are the video links for my new book Fit2Finish: Keeping Your Soccer Players in the Game. Find your age group. Find your fun. Try it out. All the Fit2Finish games are fueled by the science of healthy sports but … Continue reading

Fit2Finish Athletes Use Bands for Fitness & Training

Dynabands, Therabands, resistance bands, stretchy bands, no matter the name, they are one of the best training tools for the fitness games we play and home exercise programs we teach and recommend. Bands are perfect because they are portable, inexpensive … Continue reading

Dynamic Warm Up Game: blend technique, fitness and injury prevention in 10 minutes

Looking for a fun way to add variety to your warm up? Try this dynamic warm up from Fit2Finish. Keep players moving with the ball. Condition their dribble, introduce them to plyometrics, and work on their technique, timing and field … Continue reading

New book from Fit2Finish, competitive fitness without the injuries. Look inside…

Fit2Finish: Keeping Your Soccer Players in the Game Introduction: Fit for the Game Kids and Fitness: What Does the Game Require? Sport Anatomy and Physiology: What Makes the Body Work Fitness Prescription for Sports: Meeting the Demands Fitting Fitness into … Continue reading

Movement is Natural for Healthy Children

The toddler was bee-bopping in the seat of that BJs shopping cart, perfectly in rhythm with the music piped quietly, unobtrusively, barely perceptibly through the speakers into our shopping experience. And the young mom was dancing along as they cruised … Continue reading

Diving to draw the foul is cheating: cheating yourself out of developing skills that would make you a better player

Let me see if I am getting this right: keep your footing – no foul hit the floor – foul There are so many bodies and so many moving parts, how can any stripe-shirted, whistle-toting human being know for sure … Continue reading

Are You Fit to Play in the World Cup?

Soccer is an incredibly demanding sport. Just imagine the physical load on those bodies, the walking, jogging, running, sprinting, moving sideways, backwards, jumping, stopping and starting, challenging for the ball, being challenged for the ball, all while executing the technical … Continue reading

How to Show Well in the Soccer Showcase: here’s what coaches are looking for

Showcase…just the word puts you on guard. You’re the center of things. On the big field, the feature field, the stadium field, the special turf. Coaches come from far and wide to watch you play. You know who they are, … Continue reading

The NSCAA Convention:10,000 Coaches!

Coaches, are you looking for simple training to keep their bodies quick, strong, and healthy using that tiny winter indoor space?  Try the Wall Jump or the Cone Step Over. Let’s keep those kids playing healthy and in the game. Thanks for doing what … Continue reading

Ramping up for Pre-season Fitness: Chantilly Coaches Clinic

Hey Coaches, Great session last night, introducing warm ups and pre-season fitness ideas for your players. Special thanks to Mike Jorden’s U-16 Strikers team for being our demo’s and putting on a good show. Here’s a re-cap of the highlights … Continue reading