Jens Bangsbo is one of the most respected names in sports science. He is the author of Fitness Training In Soccer: A Scientific Approach and the inventor of the famous YOYO fitness tests. In the videos below Jens demonstrates a number of drills and practices that can be used to improve the aerobic conditioning of soccer players. Traditionally soccer conditioning was carried out by performing running exercises. However, small sided games offer several potential benefits:
The players improve their tactical and technical skills.