Take your game to the next level with the revolutionary program used by pro soccer teams worldwide. The soccer player in full flight, maneuvering, turning and twisting, dribbling, swerving, leaping into the air, holding the position for a fraction of a second then heading a cross, with perfect timing, into the goal. You think only the genetically gifted can perform such powerful and gravity-defying moves. Now thanks to soccer training expert Alan Pearson, you, too, can execute these incredible feats on the soccer field. A must-have for all players of this fast-paced sport, "Soccer Fitness" presents a cutting-edge program to help you develop multidirectional, explosive speed and gain an advantage in a game where feet and inches can make all the difference between winning and losing.Professional and national teams all over the world have used Pearson's program with successful results and now you can, too. Here you will find: more than 100 drills for individual or team practice; soccer-specific running, flexibility, and strength exercises (plyometrics); techniques to improve your eye, hand, and foot coordination; warm-up and cool-down exercises; and more. Whether you are young or old, professional or amateur, "Soccer Fitness" will help turn you into the explosive playmaker on the field that other players and coaches count on when the game is on the line. Alan Pearson is the managing director of SAQ International, Ltd., an internationally renowned athletic training organization. His programs are used by the world's top soccer teams, including Manchester United of the English Premiership.