SOCCER FIELD PLAYER’S KIT
Based on the needs of the team and the requirements of the coach and the player, a soccer field player’s kit should likely consist of the following equipment:
Firm Ground Shoes
Hard Ground Shoes
Artificial Turf Shoes
Lace Covers (Boot Bands)
Garters or Sock Ties
Back-up Shin Guards
Shin Guard Sleeves
Contact Lenses (or other approved eyewear)
Back-up Contact Lenses
Contact Lens Solutions and Case
Medications (especially Epinephrine Autoinjector, Inhaler)
Compression Shorts (Slide Pants)
General Training Gear: Shirts, Shorts, Socks, Underwear, etc.
Water Bottle (Sports Drink)
GOALKEEPERS ARE DIFFERENT! See the article on Goalkeeper’s Kit.
Soccer Coaching Tips:
- Soccer players must be SELF SUFFICIENT with their kit. They must not be reliant on other people to provide for their needs.
- Extra pairs of socks are recommended, especially if a player wears undersocks.
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