Teach your goalkeeper to play the ball out with their feet and start attacks from the back. By GWYNNE WILLIAMS MORE
There are situations in games where goalkeepers are required to make several saves within a short space of time, just a few seconds. This session encourages your goalkeeper to react quickly and adjust their position to make the next save.
Improving footwork, shot stopping ability and recovery time.
Using 6 yard area,1 goal and a supply of balls.
|Warm up||Session||Developments||Game Situation||Warm Down|
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Server 1 calls and shoots low at goal. The goalkeeper reacts to the call and narrows the angle before making the save (A).
As the save is made, server 2 calls and the goalkeeper must react to deal with a high ball from the opposite side (B).
The goalkeeper returns the ball to server 2 and gets back into the centre of the goal to save a driven shot from server 3 (C).
Repeat the drill from both sides.
Vary the angle and pace of delivery and switch the order so that the goalkeeper must react to different scenarios.
Play a small sided game with a supply of balls ready. If the goalkeeper makes a save and the ball leaves the pitch, immediately serve a ball to an attacking player so that they can shoot straight at goal rather than taking a corner.