This section details practices warm ups which are both small sided games and drills. Warm-up drills and exercises used prior to practices should cover three main aspects that must be touched upon in order to achieve maximum physiological readiness; Circulation - Picking up the Metabolic Rate, Musculature - Stretching, Coordination - Technical-specific Workout.
Warm-up drills are more regimented methods of allowing players to warm-up. These can be performed with or without a football. The majority of teams perform warm-up drills prior to all football practices as part of the teams full warm-up routine.