Top 10 Rainy Day Activities for Soccer Players

Top 10 Rainy Day Activities for Soccer Players

Those of us passionate about the game of soccer will often show up to the field, rain or shine. We’ll play in the blazing heat, the frigid cold, and the pouring rain. But sometimes, Mother Nature insists that we spend the day indoors. Though we may feel disappointed, days like this don’t have to be a drag. Check out our list of top 10 rainy day activities for soccer players!

  1. Read a Book

For players who can’t bear to spend a day without the sport, soccer books are a great way to feel immersed in the sport, without even leaving the couch! Indulge in a fictional story or get inspired by a book written about one of your favorite stars. Stop by your closest library and see what you can find.

  1. Play a Board Game

For soccer players with a competitive spirit, board games are a great way to feed that inner flame! Challenge the whole family to a battle and may the best player win.

  1. Do some Yoga or Stretching

All athletes need rest days. Use rainy days as a time to relax, stretch, and take things slow!

  1. Complete a Home Workout

While practicing your skills on the field is essential, the best athletes train on their own time too. Home workouts allow players to build strength and endurance while improving balance and form!

  1. Experiment with Crafts

Crafts can be a fun way for players missing their sport to keep occupied and engaged while staying indoors. Pinterest has some great soccer craft ideas for players of all ages.

  1. Watch a Movie

What better way to feel connected to the game than with a soccer movie? Some classics include Kicking and Screaming, Goal!, Bend it Like Beckham, She’s the Man, and Pele: Birth of a Legend.

  1. Clean out your Soccer Bag

We know you’ve been putting it off – so now’s your chance to clean out that soccer bag! Empty the pockets, throw out the garbage, shake out the dirt, you know the drill.

  1. Make a Playlist

Making a training playlist is a fun way to prepare for upcoming solo practices! Search for upbeat and motivational music in your favorite genre.

  1. Play Indoor Bubble Soccer

We know that soccer players like to stay active – so get out of the house and find your nearest indoor bubble soccer facility. This unique activity is exactly as it sounds: hilarious and a lot of fun!

  1. Explore Virtual Reality

What’s the next best thing to soccer? Virtual soccer! Search “VR near me” and see what you can find.


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