Warm Ups


Basic Warm up Exercises- Always warm up before and after each practice! Spend about 5 minutes warming up. Here are some basic warm-ups to get your started!

Ankles and Knees: With hands on knees and knees bent, rotate knees in a circle in one direction several times.

Hips: Stand up straight with hands on hips and rotate in a circular motion. Repeat in other direction.

Lunge: stand straight up and extend (lunge) the right foot as far as possible.Point toes farward. Bend the right knee while keeping the upper bodyupright. Repeat with other leg.

Toe Touch: Stand straight up with feet shoulder width apart. Bend forward and touch the toes. Don't bounce!

Groin Stretch: Sit on the ground with legs slightly apart and stretch to touch toes on the right foot, then the left.

Remember--

Warm up with some gentle jogging (with or without the ball) before doing any stretches

 

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