Dynamic knee raises

In this video you can see three versions of dynamic knee raises that that can be used after goalkeepers are properly warmed up and prepared for dynamic movements such as these. Flat cones on the floor are placed in certain order (but they could also be placed randomly, of course), and goalkeepers should raise the…

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Mini band knee internal and external rotations

Here are few variations of the knee internal and external rotations with mini band. Exercise 1 – Single knee internal and external rotation (foot on the floor)Goalkeeper should stand in anterior 45 lunge, knee of the leg in front is slightly bent, body wight is on the front leg. In this position golkeeper is performing…

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Hip flexion and rotation in faster pace

Here is one of the ideas / ways how to work on hip flexion and rotation in faster pace, as preparatory or main reaction for middle shots from 6m. You can use it also as a part of the goalkeeper warm up, after first making some slower hip flexion and rotation exercises!

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6m middle save reaction on Bosu ball

6m middle save reaction on Bosu ball     Here you can see combination sideways movement high knees, balance and goalkeeper specific movement for save of middle shot from 6 meters. Goalkeeper in the video: Lauri Arkko  

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Hip flexor and glute activation exercises with mini band

Hip flexor and glute activation exercises with mini band   We all know how extremely important is to keep high focus on improving hip mobility and working on glute activation when working with handball goalkeepers. This topic is very important when working with any kind of athletes, for that matter! The fastest solution for this is…

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90/90 hip mobility leg raise drill

90/90 hip mobility leg raise drill   Extending and bending of the leg in 90/90 hip mobility position. 90/90 hip mobility work is highly effective for improving functional range of motion of hip joints. There are many exercises that can be done from this position, and this is only one of them!   Pay attention…

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Leg tapping

Leg tapping One of the versions of leg tapping for handball goalkeepers. Very good exercise for hip mobility, rhythm and for external rotation of the hip in knee lift up movement.  

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Importance of hip mobility for handball goalkeepers

Importance of hip mobility for handball goalkeepers   As handball goalkeepers, if we want to perform on the best possible level, we must have mobile joints and limbs.   Extremely important for handball goalkeepers is actually hip mobility. We need hips with a full range of motion. To build the healthiest hips possible, they need…

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Hurdle Drills in Handball Goalkeeper Training

Hurdle Drills in Handball Goalkeeper Training   All of these hurdle drills are great hip flexor and extensor mobility, strength, coordination and general strength exercises. Strength, coordination, speed and mobility of hip muscles is very important in many elements of handball goalkeepers technique, that’s why is important to include work on hurdles during the goalkeepers training….

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