Diagonal Runs

Methodology: 
Duration: 
Sets 3-5 Reps 3-5
Objective: 
Develop aerobic strength
Organization

Groups of 3.

Description

Start at the halfway line, run (3/4 pace) along the sideline to the corner flag, turn and run diagonally across the field to the junction of the halfway line and sideline.
Jog along the halfway line as a recovery.
Rest Ratio is 1:1.

Coaching Points: 

- Make sure players are not sprinting, but running at 3/4 pace.
- The jog should be at a very slow pace to allow recovery.
- Group players of similar aerobic fitness if possible.
- Show players the difference between jogging, running and sprinting.