Eye-hand coordination exercise with two objects

To get additional ideas for your eye-hand coordination workout, follow the instructions from the video. To add more difficulty, you can do the same exercise while walking, or running. To add a real challenge – try performing this exercise while at the same time doing footwork/coordination on coordination ladders. 🙂 Have fun!

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Dynamic leg swings

Few versions of dynamic leg swings that can be used after goalkeepers are properly warmed up and prepared for dynamic movements such as these.

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Combo shooting exercise for saves of the wing shots

Here is a combo shooting exercise for saves of four wing shots with 4 different save techniques. Before applying and using this shooting combo with less advanced goalkeepers, make sure that they are able to perform separately each of these save technique movements properly. To see more exercises and educational materials about saves of the…

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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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SplitOut for sliding

SplitOut™ is a tribo-tape you attach to the shoe-heel to make the sliding goalkeeper movements easier. The low friction properties allow for a smooth and even slide. This product is something that EVERY HANDBALL GOALKEEPER NEEDS! SplitOut™ minimizes the friction between shoe and floor and helps you move faster than regular sports tape. By using SplitOut you…

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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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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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Handball match analysis for handball goalkeepers

There is no time off for dedicated coaches! 🙂 March 2019 was filled with Finnish youth, junior and senior national team camps and training games, so I have been on the road most of the time. But we all gathered a lot of experience and interesting moments from all those trips!Interesting fact is that for…

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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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Side jump middle wing save reaction

Saves of the wing shots are one of the most complex and demanding topics in work with young goalkeepers. As a goalkeeper coach, you want to make sure that you are devoting enough of time while working on this with your goalkeepers. Also, you want to make sure that you are using proper steps of…

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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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