Spraino and Splitout

I am very proud to introduce to all of you a new cooperation that I have with an amazing Danish company Spraino! Spraino company has two great products: Spliout and Spraino.Let me shortly introduce both of them! SplitOut™ SplitOut™ is a tribo-tape you attach to the shoe-heel to make the sliding goalkeeper movements easier. 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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CONCUSSIONS IN HANDBALL

CONCUSSIONS IN HANDBALL   WARNING: Concussions in handball is such an extremely important topic and this is one really, reaaaaally long post! 🙂 But also very educational post, so take your time with it. I didn’t want to exclude or cut off any parts of it, because when you Google “Concussions in handball” – you don’t…

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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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Common overuse injuries in young athletes

As coaches who work with young athletes-we are carrying great responsibility! Not knowing how we are influencing the health of our young athletes is just not good enough excuse!   So what are the overuse injuries? The overuse injuries occur gradually over time, when certain athletic activity is repeated so often that the areas of…

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Knee injury prevention – knee position in landing after the jump

Don’t forget to pay attention on the knee position of your young goalkeeper (or handball player) while doing jumps!!!! The example in this video clearly shows incorrect knees position in landing after the jump. Knee injury prevention – knee position in landing after the jump from Handball Goalkeeper's Coaching on Vimeo.   This is very…

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Finger injuries prevention in handball

While writing about the prevention of injuries in handball, it’s very important to mention finger injuries, since they occur relatively frequently. But, with all the focus on knee, ankle, hip, back and shoulder problems associated with handball, finger injuries often receive little or no attention at all, even though they are relatively common in our…

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Acute injuries in handball

For the prevention of injuries in handball it is essential to be familiar with some of the statistical data related to the frequency of injuries and most common causes of injuries. That’s why it is very important to present this publication about acute injuries in handball to as many coaches, players and goalkeepers as possible….

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