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Dan Cottrell
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Pre-match warm ups - the science of stretching

Can anyone help me understand the 'right' thinking for pre-match warm up stretching. I know that the research seems contradictory. I'm also interested in terms of coaching young players. My anecdotal evidence is this: For young players, up to the age of around 15, a gentle game similar to actual game is actually just as good as dynamic stretching. Unless a player has a predisposed stiffness, we do

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