It's that time of year again when soccer enthusiasts from all around the world unite to celebrate their love for the beautiful game. The FIFA World Cup is a global event that always generates plenty of excitement, and this year is no exception. Aside from watching the games at home or in a stadium filled with passionate fans.
Anyone who has ever played soccer knows that the game is as much about quick thinking as it is about quick feet. In order to be an effective soccer player, you need to be able make split-second decisions. That's where the FITLIGHT® Reaction Training System is a great tool to train your brain to process information more quickly and make better decisions on the soccer field. Here's how it works.
How FITLIGHT® Works
FITLIGHT® consists of a series of LED lights that can be programmed to be deactivated in a variety of patterns. When you are using the system, the lights will flash in different sequences, and it is up to you to react as quickly as possible. When used in training exercises, it can help players improve their speed, coordination, and reaction time on the field.
FITLIGHT® although can seem like a game, is also an extremely effective training tool. Studies have shown that by reacting quickly to the various stimuli, your brain becomes better at processing information and making split-second decisions. This makes FITLIGHT® an ideal training tool for soccer players who want to take their game to the next level.
FITLIGHT® Exercises for Soccer Players
There are several different exercises that soccer players can do with the FITLIGHT® system to improve their game. These videos demonstrate. how easy it is enhance your training with FITLIGHT®.
Basic Skills Training
This drill is easy to implement by having the lights on a random setting, for a duration of 30-45 seconds, and 2 different color options. Include a ball for an added challenge. Just by adding lights to the most basic soccer drill, passing a ball back and forth, you force yourself to train your peripheral vision, agility, explosiveness, processing speed, scanning, and decision-making.
FITLIGHT® was originally invented to improve the reaction time of goalies. With using between 2-4 lights, you create many challenge drills to mimic game situations. By training with FITLIGHTS®, goalie's can improve information processing speed and therefore react quicker to a ball approaching them, and ensure that make that split second save!
In this cognitive exercise, you only need to deactivate the FITLIGHTS® 🚥 that match the colour of the single FITLIGHT® that is activated. This drill challenges memory and information processing speed. Add more lights or include a ball for an increased mental challenge.
FITLIGHT® reaction training is an effective way to improve your speed, coordination, and reaction time on the field—all essential skills for any soccer player looking to take their game to the next level. If you're looking for an edge over your opponents on the soccer field, then look no further than FITLIGHT® Reaction Training System. Train your brain so that you can think one step ahead of your opponents at all times. By incorporating FITLIGHT® into your soccer training routine, you can see improved performance on the field in no time.
FITLIGHT® is a versatile training equipment that can help soccer athletes of all levels. From beginners to professional level players, FITLIGHT® provides an efficient and fun way to train. With so many ways to use FITLIGHT®, it’s no wonder that more and more coaches and trainers are using this tool to improve their players’ skills. Be sure to check out our resources on Youtube (including our webinar: Implementing FITLIGHT® into your soccer training sessions) and our collaboration with Sports EdTV for more information on how you can use FITLIGHT® in your soccer training regimen.