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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TestYou Brain Training – more advanced eye hand coordination

In these two eye-hand coordination exercises,¨a goalkeeper is reacting on a given visual input: certain symbol of certain color (coach gets to decide the symbol and color), while at the same time, randomly, on any of the 6 semaphores can be shown any of 250 different available symbols in any of the possible colors (which…

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Beat the team training quarantine

This is a small part of a vision/cognitive coordination program “Aivox” that I’ve put together a few years ago, and now it’s just perfect time for it to be used on a bigger scale! Here is one of the challenges that you can do at home to train your brain, eye-hand coordination, eye-foot coordination, cognitive…

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Footwork with TestYou brain training system

You can always use warm up time to work on coordination combined with some additional cognitive tasks that are highly valuable for every position in handball (or in any other sport), but especially for goalkeepers: the speed of information processing and speed of reaction. With TestYou brain training system, you get to work on a…

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Combo for saves of low and high shots from 9m

Here is one of the combo exercises for save reactions on low and high shots from 9m. This exercise has many progressions and options, depending on what you want to work on. Just keep in mind that you should always take care that your goalkeeper is performing proper technique and that you should adjust this…

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7 vs 6 situational handball goalkeeper exercise

Here is one of the specific situational exercises options when working on 7 vs 6 play where a goalkeeper has to be fast in running back to the goal and capable of perceiving from where the ball is coming towards the goal, and then to react accordingly. Make sure to practice endlessly many different specific…

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Neural activation in the warm up

Here are a few versions of the exercise that I like to use in the warm up phase with goalkeepers. This exercise, with many its different options covers neural activation, high speed of movement, micro-decisions, speed of reaction, task switching, short reaction time and so much more. A fatigued brain alters athletic performance, so why…

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Leg kick save reaction for 6m line shots

Here is one of the exercise options for leg kick save reaction of middle shots from the 6m line. Touching the opposite post challenges a goalkeeper to compensate fast for a loss of proper position. Depending on what are you exactly working on in a goalkeeper training – you can use this exercises and any…

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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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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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