When one of the greatest sprinters in history gives advice to the stars of the club of the capital.
Although Paris Saint-Germain has been at the top of French football for many seasons now, the club is still looking to improve. Last week, some members of the capital's team were treated to a special training, based solely on speed . And for that, who better than the Olympic champion Michael Johnson ?
A special training to gain speed
Brilliant athlete of the team at the comma, sprinter Michael Johnson recently gave valuable advice to members of Paris Saint-Germain teams . On a Parisian track, the Italian midfielder Marco Verratti, the young American hopeful Timothy Weah (son of the great George Weah) and the Congolese player Grace Geyoro who notably played the game. The opportunity to gauge and learn to better manage his races during a match. Carefully studying the movements of each of these players, Michael Johnson delivered his analysis and made his guests work with specific exercises.
The goal here is to honor each other's performances, and to improve the competitiveness of a club always in search of perfection. By offering crossover training with experts in different fields, Nike proves once again its ability to innovate .
Note that Michael Johnson also took the time to explain his approach, sharing a few words. The athlete has adapted to different profiles:
" Each of these positions requires different racing skills . Some players run more, some use accelerations more than others, some are able to sprint at maximum speed more than others and some are more focused on changing direction. It's about looking at each athlete and determining what kind of speed, acceleration, and speed is required for the job . "