French fitness coach preps U.S. men

February 27, 2005
By Mike Woitalla
Pierre Barrieu advises youth coaches that if they only get their teams together for practice twice a week, forget about fitness training.

"The coach should tell the players to jog in their free time." the U.S. national team fitness coach says. "You shouldn't sacrifice part of practice for fitness if you have so little time with the team."

But when the U.S. national team gets together there's plenty of time dedicated to assuring the players reach the highest level of fitness, ...

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