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What You Need to Know Entering College Soccer as a Freshman

What You Need to Know Entering College Soccer as a Freshman

Did you know it is common for half of each incoming freshman class to be cut in half by the time they graduate as seniors on a female collegiate soccer team?

A class could go in with 10 players and finish with 5 or less. Why is that transition from club and high school soccer so difficult for so many women, even the strongest club players? 

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3 FREE Fitness Sessions to Help You Get 'Soccer' Fit

Soccer has many intervals. Players may be sprinting 100% for 4 seconds, walking for 5 seconds, then jogging for 12 seconds. It changes so often that we should be prepared for those changes, and be able to recover quickly for the next time we are at a 100% sprint. In reality, that is the whole point of getting 'soccer fit'. As players, we need to be able to bounce back for another full sprint as quick as we can.