Advice for woman footballer

FOR WOMAN FOOTBALLER

ADVICE

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Staying in shape during the football layoff

How have the last few weeks been for you in terms of sport? You'll no doubt have been exercising in a different way or not as much. With training sessions on hold and gyms closed, sticking at it has not been easy.

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THE LAWS OF FOOTBALL

So you think you know all there is to know about our number one sport? Come and join our team of fans and acquaint/reacquaint yourself with the laws of the game, which are forever changing.

STRETCHING THOSE MUSCLES IN FOOTBALL: WHEN IS THE RIGHT TIME TO DO YOUR STRETCHING?

WARM-UP MUSCLE STRETCHING IN FOOTBALL: WHEN IS THE RIGHT TIME TO DO YOUR STRETCHING?

Stretching the muscles and warming up - essential elements for playing football. A subject on which all players have their little pet ideas and habits! There is a lot of 'received wisdom' or folklore in this area so we thought it a good idea to explain best practices in the area of warming-up and muscle stretching, etc.

The 5 benefits of football

The 5 benefits of football

We tell you the five benefits of football for body and mind.

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"Help! My trainers stink!": 10 home-grown remedies

We cannot promise that your feet will actually smell good, because there is probably no such thing as a fragrant foot. But we have dug up a few home-grown tips that have already proved their worth.

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Women's football: what makes a good team player?

"I'd like to play with her. She's a good team-mate." Has anyone ever said that about you in your football team? We tell you the three things you need to become a good team-mate on and off the pitch.

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Women's football: The 5 benefits of football

How does football benefit your health? Here are 5 benefits of football, for both body and mind.

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Women's football: a booming sport

Football and women is a love story that is continuing to intensify, with more and more women following and playing the game. We fill you in on the wonderful world of women's football.

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FOOTBALL: HOW TO RECOVER

Read on for advice from Pierre Yves, our physical therapist partner, on ways to recover after football training or a match.

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Football at home for children

Playing football is an experience for sharing with team-mates, so why not enjoy it with the best team of all: your family!

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Managing the close season

This is a vital period in terms of the season ahead and it needs to be managed properly. The way you approach it will depend on the standard of football you play. The model I'm going to propose to you is for amateur football (league/district).

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A little bit of history: total football

Today's full-backs attack just as much as they defend, while some centre-halves score more than ten goals a season.But football hasn't always been like that. I'll tell you about a time when defenders just defended and forwards did nothing but attack.

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Women's football: Cleaning and looking after your football boots

When you play football your boots are your working tool. Here are four pieces of advice on looking after your boots properly and giving yourself every chance of succeeding when you get back out on to the pitch.

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The benefits of canoe-kayak

Canoe-kayak is good for both body and mind. It's a real symbiosis between enjoyment and getting fit, and all this taking place in a natural setting [...]

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Women's football: What are the advantages of playing in different positions?

Forward, defensive midfielder, wide midfielder, central defender, full back ... there are so many positions and roles to play in football and, with them, opportunities to develop as a player.We reveal all the benefits that women footballers can reap from playing in different positions.

How to be a better defensive midfielder

How to be a better defensive midfielder

Are you a defensive midfielder?Your aim: to stop the opposition from scoring or force them to make a mistake. We have some tips for you on how to improve your defensive skills and excel in the position.

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Right/left-sided midfielder: how to get your positioning right on the pitch?

Are you a wide midfielder? We unlock the secrets of the position, your attributes and the skills you need to play in this position for your team.

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Scared of getting injured when football resumes?

So you’re missing your football and feel a bit like a smoker who’s just been told to quit (OK, maybe not, but you know what I mean)? Don’t worry, you’re not alone! Have you been waiting for months, telling yourself: “When football starts up again I’m going to play every day”? Then you need to be careful and make sure you don’t get carried away and risk picking up an injury when you get going again. Here’s some advice on what you need to do to stay injury-free when football starts up again (and it will, one day).

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Enjoying your training when the weather's bad

When the weather's bad and you can't play or train as normal, the coach has to come up with a plan B. How can you turn the situation into an opportunity by playing sports other than football? Check out our advice!

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Keys to success as a wing-back

Long seen as one of those positions no one wanted to play in, wing-backs are becoming more and more important in the modern game. Wing-backs have to both attack and defend, which means they are often the players who make a difference for their team.

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WOMEN'S FOOTBALL: 4 stereotypes about women's football

When it comes to women's football, there is no shortage of preconceived stereotypes. Not physically strong enough, goalkeepers who are just there to fill out 11 on a side, etc. Maybe you've heard them too. Here are the 4 most widespread stereotypes about women's football.

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How to stay in shape during the close season and midwinter break

So football's off for its midwinter break and like lots of players you're wondering how you can enjoy the festive season without it impacting on your fitness levels.Here's some advice for you

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How to avoid being provoked on the pitch.

When you're a striker, provocation is something you have to deal with in pretty much every game.

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Fitness training for football: training drills and programmes

Getting and staying fit for football We've got some examples for you of fitness drills you can do pre-season and over the winter break and for working on your speed and explosiveness throughout the year.

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Women's football: Playing football in the cold

Winter is coming and with it the eternal conundrum of what to wear for matches and training sessions. How do you keep out the cold without sweating too much and without feeling restricted when you move? Here are a few things you might like to think about.

Football at home for children

Football at home for children

Playing football is an experience for sharing with team-mates, so why not enjoy it with the best team of all: your family!

Women's football at Kipsta

Women's football at Kipsta

At Kipsta, our products and services are designed to help you have the time of your life on the football pitch. We aim to support you as you train and play so that you can enjoy your passion for football to the full.

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Women's football: The good things about being a substitute

You’re gutted! You're on the bench for the next game or, even worse, you haven't even made the squad. Don't panic! We show you the advantages of being a sub and how to come out stronger.

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Women's Football: How and why to warm up effectively

Warming up is vital in football, especially in winter. Doing it properly reduces the risk of suffering a muscle injury at the start of a match or training session.

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Junior Football: The 5 benefits of football

What are the advantages of football for your child's health? Here are 5 benefits of football, for both body and mind.

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Women's football: preparing your kit bag for training

Football players have to prepare their kit bag every week for training sessions and matches. What do you need to have in your bag?We tell you which essential pieces of kit have to go in there.

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Women's football: What makes a good captain?

What I'm not going to do here is state the obvious and tell you, "To play football you need a ball, boots, shorts, etc."If I did, you'd only come back to me and say, "This guy's a genius! You need a ball to play football? I'd never have worked that out for myself." Don't worry! I've got other things to share with you and I hope they'll be useful for you.

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Work on your passes at home with your child (duplicate)

In this unique time, habits change. Looking for fun ways to train at home with your child or children? I've got what you need....

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Football-based cardio workouts at home

Are you a footballer who's looking to keep up their cardio training and stay in shape? Then these tips are for you.

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What are the advantages of playing in different positions?

Forward, defensive midfielder, wide midfielder, central defender, full back ... there are so many positions and roles to play in football and, with them, opportunities to develop as a playerWe reveal all the benefits that footballers can reap from playing in different positions.

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The good things about being a substitute

You’re gutted! You're on the bench for the next game or, even worse, you haven't even made the squad. Don't panic! We show you the advantages of being a sub and how to come out stronger.

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Preparing and working out for the new football season: your bespoke programme!

Football players are technicians who express themselves as part of a system thanks to their physical and mental abilities. We have a bespoke muscle-development programme just for you.

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Football: the perfect activity for my child during school holidays

School holidays are just around the corner, and you're looking for an activity for your child? Stop looking, we have just what you need….