Taylor Hunter talks off-season prep before first Dynamo appearance
With only hours until the season kickoff for the Houston Dynamo, Taylor Hunter sat with The Venture to talk about how he prepares for a grueling season in Major League Soccer.
The Venture: We’re two days apart from Dynamo season Kickoff match. Do you feel prepared?
Taylor Hunter: Yes, preparation starts in the off-season… the off-season is the best time to get prepared and stronger.
TV: What do you do to prepare physically for the season?
TH: Weekly fitness programs to keep a good rhythm… Cross-fit for a couple of days and train indoors.
TV: How do you prepare mentally?
TH: My family support back at Colorado has been supportive. I have good staff support…Indoor soccer is a good mental help. I talk to ex-MLS soccer players who give me advice. All of that helps.
TV: Are you ready to make your first appearance with the first team in Dynamo?
TH: Yes, I’m very exited to be here. I was here two years ago, and it’s always good to be back. The fan support is always great.
TV: How are your teammates feeling any locker room anxiety or excitement?
TH: We are all super exited, we are really exited to finally get that pitch and give the fans a great season.