A good warm-up routine does not need any equipment, it is about engaging the players, and getting “buy-in” to everything you’re trying to get across to them.
And that is usually focus, control of the ball and linking up with team mates.
One of the ways Barcelona warm up before training or matches is using the Rondo circles, this guide will help you prepare like the Spanish Giants.
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