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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Step forward in saves of 6m line player shots

In this video, you can see two options of one of the exercises that you can do for practicing first step forward in saves of line player shots from 6m. Both options can also be used as an additional footwork in the warm up, it depends what you want to work on in your training.The…

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Anticipation and reactions on 9 meters shots

Working on anticipation and reactions on 9 meters shots from the step, with limited visual input, thus limited time for perception, decision making and reaction. Options of progression/regression are to decrease or increase the distance of visual field disturbance from the goal, and to add additional tasks for a goalkeeper.

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Different segments of speed training

Being fast is important in handball goalkeeping. Being fast to see the game, being fast to “read” a shooter, being fast to see the shot, being fast to properly position and react on the shot.   The question is – how do we train to become fast in all these mentioned segments? Does your speed…

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180 degree jump turn and side step low save reaction

180 degree jump turn and side step low save reaction   Clean and proper technique should ALWAYS BE NR 1 PRIORITY when working with young goalkeepers! Here are some of my Danish “ninjas” in action from our camp in the beginning of June.       In this video you can see 180 degree jump…

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Backwards half roll and stand up in basic stance

There are several exercises you can develop further from making backwards half roll and stand up in basic stance with your goalkeeper. But if and when working on it, there are a few things you should pay attention to!    Common thing is that the goalkeeper can not touch the floor above the head…

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Eye Hand Foot Coordination

Here are some of the exercises with TestYou Brain Training System on eye-hand-foot coordination with additional tasks for improving the speed of decision making.       If you want to find out more about options and prices of the TestYou system, please send an e-mail to: contact@testyou.pl If you would like to use the discount…

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High save reaction from kneeling squat jump

High save reaction from kneeling squat jump   This is one of the more advanced exercises in progression when working on high save reactions, with a greater focus on leg muscles power. Please take care that your goalkeeper is able to perform properly kneeling squat jump first, and then you can proceed to doing the…

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Step forward and middle save reaction for 6 meter shots

Step forward and middle save reaction for 6 meter shots         In this video you can see one of the exercises which combines few of the most essential things for saves of 6 meter line player shots, and they are the movement forward and then reaction. In this particular exercise we have…

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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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High and low saves with medicine ball

High and low saves with medicine ball     In this video you can see two exercises with medicine ball that can be used in handball goalkeeper training during the pre-season or during the competing part of the season in the beginning of micro cycle. Handball goalkeepers have to perform a lot of quick movements…

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Shooting combo for saves of high and low shots

Shooting combo for saves of high and low shots   This is the result when players and head coach need the whole court and I have only small corner behind the goal to work with goalkeepers. In this video you can see a combo for saves of high and low shots from 9m, shots in…

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Handball goalkeeper training – explosive power

Handball goalkeeper training – explosive power   Handball goalkeepers have to perform a lot of quick movements in the goal to make all the needed save reactions. Most of the goalkeeper movements are mainly performed from static positions and require fast, explosive actions to respond quickly to incoming shots. Saving shots demands the activation of…

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Handball Goalkeeper Training pre-season drills ideas

Handball Goalkeeper Training pre-season drills ideas   In this video you can see only few exercises with medicine balls that can be used in handball goalkeeper training during the pre-season or during the competing part of the season in the beginning of micro cycle. Goalkeepers in the video: Ivan Saltykov, Theodotos Toto Christou and Roosa…

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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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Long pass after fast low reactions

Long pass after fast low reactions Here is one little combo with fast getting up and then reacting on few fast, short low passes. After these few low save reactions goalkeeper is getting the last pass somewhere in the 6 meters, he picks it up and throws long pass. The long pass can be aimed…

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