Setién ‘forces’ the squad to watch football during confinement

first_imgObviously for many footballers it is not necessary to insist on the viewing of their last matches because they are sick of this sport and try to improve in each and every aspect – the Dutchman Frenkie de Jong was the last to admit that he was reviewing the day after his game and a very harsh self-criticism was imposed on their performance-, but there are others that have to be pushed a little so that they stay hooked on football.As of today, Barcelona players are doing four weekly work sessions, divided into twenty minutes of cardiorespiratory activity, plus half an hour of neuromuscular and tendon workloads, and with a final section of ball exercises to minimize loss of the sensations typical of a soccer player, both in static and dynamic ability and in proprioception and specific motor control. Quique Setién takes advantage of all the telematic conversations she has with her pupils to remind them to continue watching games Soccer as a method of disconnection from confinement and as an internalization of learning. In fact, among the table of personalized physical exercises that count, the viewing of matches and even more specifically that of matches that have been played lately are also added.The reason that the technicians argue is threefold: first because it serves so that the player can reproduce the same movement that he sees on the screen, second because he can extrapolate it in game actions of ten to twenty seconds and third, because it serves as a method of disconnection from the difficult situation he is experiencing in the lockdown.In fact, within the sections that are being worked on by the physical trainers so that the soccer players do not lose their shape, the viewing of matches has been integrated as psychological help, in which they also There are the telematic meetings of the coach with the staff, either individually or in groups, such as the one that Setien called on April 14.last_img read more