South Africa Series Section 3: Team Sport Training Concepts


Coach Charlie Francis applies his ideas and principles of elite sprint training to the specific changes needed to coach team sport athletes. One example Francis uses is the sprint speed of  soccer players. 

Coach Francis discusses how the  average operating speed in soccer is much lower than a maximum velocity sprint. Answers to the questions about why a coach needs to understand this intensity issue and how the trainer , coach and or athlete would adjust their annual plan or daily sessions to make the most their team sport goals.