INSPIRED, CONFIDENT & EFFECTIVE COACHING

Jeepers Keepers

The Rules

Split the squad into two teams of four players plus four neutral goalkeepers.

Play the games for five minutes and then rotate the neutral keepers. The team in possession can shoot at any goal.

On scoring a goal or making a save, the keeper then serves the ball to the opposite team who cannot shoot back at the same goal.

Keep a tally of the team or individual keepers who have the most clean sheets.

Objectives

Multi purpose game that works on goalkeepers’ shot stopping techniques, narrowing angles, secondary saves and quick distribution. The game also focuses on strikers on quick play snap shots, rebounds and close range tap ins.

Key Skills

Keepers: ready position, footwork, techniques, reactions, decision making and distribution.
Strikers: creating space, decision making, accuracy/power, combination play and rebounds.

Set Up

Area: 40×40 yards pitch
Players: 8 plus 4 goalkeepers
Equipment: Four goals or cones, balls

Pass-Run-Ground Covered-Dribble

Jeepers Keepers drill for 12 to 15 Year Olds- part 1

Keepers are under pressure to stop shots.

 

Jeepers Keepers drill for 12 to 15 Year Olds- part 2

Limit touches to only one or two.

 

Jeepers Keepers drill for 12 to 15 Year Olds- part 3

A keeper can throw overarm to a striker if free, award double points if he scores with a volley.

What To Call Out

“First time”

Development

  • Limit the number of touches to one or two.
  •  If the keeper saves the shot he can throw overarm to any striker who can then receive double points if he scores from a header or volley.

 

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