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Requirements For Football.

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REQUIREMENTS FOR FOOTBALL STRENGTH :- To knock other players of the ball and to make sure you don't Get yourself hurt. AGILITY :- To change direction quickly. BALANCE:- So you don't fall over. MUSCULAR ENDURANCE:- So your muscles don't get tired to quickly. CARDIOVASCULER ENDURANCE:- So your muscles can get Oxygen to work Properly. FLEXIBILITY:- How far your joints move depends on 'type of joint', 'stretchiness' and muscles around it. SPEED:- To have fast reaction times and fast movement to beet players to the ball. I did the sit and reach test, which tests how flexible my hamstrings were. I measured how far I could push the bar up the box and measured it in cm. ...read more.


SHOULDER LIFT: * Before I started my programme and did the shoulder lift test, to measure how flexible the movement around the joint is in my shoulder. * Result: 1.60 2.62..........best result 3.61 From comparing my results I have found that I need to work on my flexibility in my shoulders because I managed 62cm I know that I could do better and there were 6 other people with higher results than mine. OVERALL: 6 53 SHOULDER LIFT: How to do the test: Start by holding a stick in front of the body with both hands apart and palms facing downwards. Lift stick above the head, keeping the head on the ground. Then measure the distance raised from the floor to the stick. ...read more.


Hold for a few seconds and then return to the starting position. RESOURCES NEEDED: * Ruler to measure * Some one to measure it for you. FITNESS PROGRAMME I have included my fitness programme, which is my programme for the lifestyle at College. I will also be going Swimming once a week, Playing football matches three times a week and I do fitness training in College, which will all help my results and will help my programme. RESULTS AFTER 8 WEEKS: These are my results that I have collected after carrying out my training programme. SIT AND RUN: DORSAL RAISE: SHOULDER LIFT: End result End result End result * Started = 47 * Started = 30 * Started = 62 * Finished = 50.5 * Finished = 34 * Finished = 64.5 ...read more.

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