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.

Soccer coaching session for goalkeeping skills

in Goalkeeping, Soccer drills and skills

Goalkeeping is not simply about making eye-catching dives to the top corner of the goal. This session will help improve your goalkeepers’ distribution, catching from crosses and shot stopping – and your outfield players will benefit in dribbling, crossing and shooting techniques. This session is about: Improving distribution when throwing or passing out with your... MORE

Goalkeeper drills

in Goalkeeping, Soccer drills and skills

Here are 10 goalkeeper drills that will help improve your team in both defence and attack. Click on the headings for in-depth instructions on how to implement these 10 goalkeeper drills. 1. Diving basics If a goalkeeper is getting hurt when making diving saves, he will be less inclined to get in the way of... MORE

Soccer drill to make the most of a goalies...

in Goalkeeping, Soccer drills and skills

Successful distribution from the goalkeeper is a hallmark of a good side. Use this soccer drill to get players building from the back rather than launching the ball up field, hoping for the best. Goalkeepers are key to passing Statistically, one form of passing is surprisingly high in terms of overall success – passing by... MORE

Soccer coaching tips to keep your goalie active

in Goalkeeping, Tips and advice

Playing in goal can be a tough experience for young football players because they sometimes stand around for ages, let a goal in and become dejected. One soccer coaching tactic to help you improve this situation is to keep your goalkeeper as active as possible during matches. Keeping the goalie active includes encouraging them to... MORE

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