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Running in pairs

This is a great warm-up to get your players ready for a match using short jogging and sprinting runs.

 

Key elements

  • Start your warm-up with this exercise on match days because as players arrive, they can join in without causing disruption.
  • You need three cones, five yards apart and players in two rows. The warm-up is continuous. Players need to concentrate on their own pace and no one else’s.
  • Start off slowly, then move to quick jogging and sprinting. You can make it a simple, fast race to the end, or fast in the first zone then slow in the second.
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