|PPCFC footballers in full yoga pose, courtesy of Khmer Times|
The Khmer Times takes up the story of Phnom Penh Crown and their weekly
yoga sessions for the first-team squad and Academy teams. Luckily the
press officer (me) is not included in the sessions - my poor old back
couldn't cope! Head coach Sam Schweingruber said: “I don’t think that
the improvement will be immediately visible on the field, but I hope we
can reduce injuries and that might be something we could even measure.
Players will become more flexible and that will step by step improve
quality. They learn to focus better and having a better awareness of
their body will help in various ways. As with many things in football,
we hope to get a small advantage from trying something additional,
finding the edge.”
Read the full article @ http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/8034/footballers-stretch-for-success/
In my day, we'd have been called a bunch of namby-pamby cissies for this sort of thing, and rightly so. Mind you my day was back in the 70s!
Labels: Phnom Penh Crown, yoga