Offseason Preparation for Spring and Summer Football

Posted on 2016-01-07

Offseason Preparation for Spring and Summer Football

Many athletes attending sport-specific camps make the mistake of coasting from their last play to the start of their camp without any body-maintenance in between. Subconsciously, the thought is that training doesn't begin until camps do.

In reality, camps typically operate assuming the athletes they are training are staying physically fit and even improving their fitness during the offseason. Camps are usually more focused toward SKILLS development as opposed to physical development and conditioning.

With this in mind, here are a few areas to keep in mind that you should work on and hone in the offseason between your team's last game and the start of camp:

The best athletes are always working. If you slack off, you risk falling behind the curve. To be the best you can be, you need to always try to be improving. There is no offseason. Get to work!