More on Stretches
- Stretching specific muscles is essential to help reduce muscle tear injuries and to allow you to have maximum flexibility during a game.
- A warm up by itself will not prepare you for the extra stretching that is required in some situations and when you may move awkwardly.
- Stretching beforehand will help reduce the chance of muscle related injuries. Stretching after the game will help your overall flexibility as this will stretch the muscles more than the pre game stretch due to vigorous movement during the game.
- More advanced forms of stretching can be undertaken but this would normally be done in a special stretching or flexibility session.