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The cold and shortened days are driving us indoors – if we can find space (!) – for training and play. Lots of kids who have been soccering all fall will take a break (as advised in last week’s post) and play winter basketball or run winter (“indoor”) track. Just watch out when they change surfaces, notes Dr. Wendy Lebolt.
Personal trainer and youth coach Jennifer Schwartz recently went shopping for new soccer shoes, and the questionable designs she saw on the shelves gave her pause, as she explains in her new blog post for SoccerWire.com.
An athlete who is sidelined with a sports injury has to battle through more than the physical repair and recovery. Downtime, where they aren’t allowed to participate or compete, is especially hard on an athlete, as SoccerWire.com blogger Dr. Wendy Lebolt explains in this week's entry.
Have you or one of your young players suffered a serious injury? Dr. Wendy Lebolt suggests that such setbacks can prove to be extremely positive forces in athletes' lives as their recovery process unlocks new skills and perspectives.
Soccerwire.com contributor Dr. Wendy Lebolt returns this week with an excellent look at the growing problem of overuse and repetition injuries among youth players, and what parents, coaches and kids can do to take a bit more off their overloaded plates.
Summer means offseason workouts for many players across North America. But are you and your team really using these workouts to maximum effect? SoccerWire.com fitness blogger Jennifer Schwartz returns this week with part 2 of her look at offseason training.
Summer means offseason workouts for many players across North America. But are you and your team really using these workouts to maximum effect? SoccerWire.com fitness blogger Jennifer Schwartz offers a different perspective on what "getting better for next season" really entails.