Football/Soccer Session (Advanced): Referee Fitness Programme Session #1

Profile Summary

Robbie Hope
Name: Robbie Hope
City: Elgin
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: Elite – 5 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Referee fitness programme designed with no equipment required (Fully lined pitch is required).


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): General Warm-up

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General Warm-up (5 mins)

Perform a constant gentle paced jog around the boundry of the football pitch for 5 minutes.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Dynamic stretching

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Dynamic stretching (5 mins)

Perform a varity of dynamic steches. (Stetches on the move)

Heel flicks/cross-overs/high knees/side-stepping/skipping/lunges/hamsting sweeps/hamstring kicks/opening the groin/closeing the groin/heel walking/toes walking/forwards side-side/backward side-side/outside heel flicks/inside heel flicks.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Specific Warm-up

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Specific Warm-up (5 mins)

Match speed activitiy.

Start at the corner arc and jog out to the corner of the 18yrd box. From there spring to the opposite corner of the 18 yrd box (referees diagional). Run into the box to the goal line then walk out to the corner and repeat for 5 minutes.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Speed & Agility

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Speed & Agility (15 mins)

Figure of eight.

Start at A, sprint straight forward to the corner of the 18 yard box, turn sharp and sprint diagionally to the goal line and then another sprint straight forward to the corner of the 18 yard box and finish with a diagonal sprint back to the goal line and complete with a recovery walk to B. The exercise is then repeated = 1 set

Repeat 8 times (8 sets) with 3 minutes active rest between sets (walk half the pitch).


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Speed Endurance

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Speed Endurance (30 mins)

Perform 90% sprint up the lengths of the pitch with recovery walk/jog along the goal lines. 1 full pitch = 1 repetition.

2 sets of 6 repetitions followed by 5 minute recovery break.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): High Intensity

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High Intensity (20 mins)

Perform high intesity (HI) run around 3/4 of the pitch completed with a recovery walk/jog along the goal line.

2 sets of 7 repetitions.

Aim to complete 1 rep in 45-50 seconds (elite standard).

End with a 5 minute recovery break.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Core Stability + Cool-down

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Core Stability + Cool-down (10 mins)

A. Core Stability

Can be either or a combination of holding, balacing or active exercises.

Holding: Plank/side plank/super-man/spider-man/push-up/bridge

Balacing: Single leg/heels/toes/eyes closed/balance balls/balance boards

Active: Push-ups/sit-ups/tri-cep dips/lunges/burpees/squat thrusts/star-jumps

B. Cool down

Static stretching. Stretching the major muscle groups, returning muscle to rest length and getting rid of latic acid.


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