I hope everyone’s enjoying this extra time at home with their families. It’s the silver lining on an otherwise cloudy time. As much as I’d love to predict the timing of our collective return to the pitch, there is just no way to do so with any accuracy.
With this in mind, our Technical Director, Bill O’Neill, has put together a long list of basic soccer skills for players of all ages to do at home. The idea is for the kids to get 1000 touches per day. He also included some fitness basics that can be altered up or down based on your child’s age and fitness level. Several of the exercises require a partner. You’ve already become math and history teachers, let’s add physical education to your resume!
The program is easy to follow and can be used daily or a few times a week. We also created a video demonstrating every drill on the list. This will hopefully help you determine if your child is doing the skill properly. We plan on including our trainers and adding additional and more advanced skills.
The coolest part is that we’re asking all of you to tag HVAA in videos of your favorite player training. Tag us @hvaa_sports on Instagram, tag us @HVAA1 on Facebook, and tag us @HVAASports on Twitter. You can also follow us and tag us @hvaasoccer our new soccer Instagram page. We’ll share the videos on our social media platforms. Hopefully the videos will serve as motivation for others to continue their soccer education when no one else is watching. Lastly, if anyone needs a ball or a few cones, send me an email and I’ll gladly run equipment out to you. No excuses!
Travel Soccer Director
Keep a log of your personalized workouts. Click here to print out your own workout journal.
STEP 2 - KEEP YOUR SKILLS SHARP & STAY FIT WITH OUR HVAA WORKOUT PLAN
Use this HVAA video to guide you through every training. Our video demonstrates all the fundamental soccer drills listed in the workout plan to ensure your drills are executed as they should be. Click here to begin watching.