Goalkeeper training demands special coaching requirements. However, like most coaches, you probably don’t have time to devote as much attention to your goalkeepers as you would like. These drills highlight some of the main things you need to be aware of when undertaking goalkeeper training.

We look at angles, shot-stopping, organising a defence, handling, fitness and much more. We also try as much as possible to make sure that your goalkeeping practices work as team practices too.

Back to the future feature

Back to the future

in Goalkeeping

A game that not only helps your goalkeepers develop their footwork skills when dealing with back passes, but it teaches your outfield players to make and receive them too. Why use it Did you know that 70 per cent of what a goalkeeper does in a game is with the feet? But gone are the... MORE

Goalie attacks feature

Goalie attacks

in Goalkeeping

In this game-like scenario, if the goalkeeper launches an attack it counts double and shows goalies how to be part of the build up. Why use it This game lets you integrate the goalkeeper’s role so he plays a big part in team build ups, just like they would in actual matches. Set up You... MORE

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

Jeepers Keepers

in Fun soccer games, Goalkeeping

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. MORE

Pressure Stopper

How to Coach a Young Goalkeeper

in Goalkeeping, Soccer drills and skills

Youth goalkeepers often come under pressure from through balls into the penalty area where they need to react to a shot or a player or players running through 1v1 or 2v1. Why use it Reacting quickly to cover players who have beaten the offside trap is important to put a stop to easy goals. Set... MORE

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3 v 3 sweeper keeper session

in Goalkeeping, Small Sided Games

This session ensures that your goalkeepers play an active part in training by encouraging them to start attacks from the back like Victor Valdes. Why use it With most coaching advice centred around playing out from the back, coaches need to include goalkeepers in training games to get them playing with their feet. In this... MORE

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