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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Eye-hand and visual coordination with an eye patch

Eye-hand and visual coordination with an eye patch    Here you can see a few eye-hand and visual coordination drills, performed while wearing an eye patch on dominant eye. Doing any of the eye-hand and visual coordination drills becomes much harder if you do it while having an eye patch on your dominant eye. Thus…

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High save reaction over the step board

High save reaction over the step board      This is one of the drills you can use in progression for saves of high shots from 9m. But you can use it ONLY after your goalkeeper is able to perform properly all separated elements of this combo drill! Goalkeeper in the video: Roosa Niemi, ’00….

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Speed of hands in save reactions

Speed of hands in save reactions   This is one of the fun and very effective exercises for the speed of hand movements and for explosive movement towards the ball. Goalkeeper is touching the pole (or it can be wall, or another goalkeeper holding a ball) on one side with both hands, and then he…

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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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Vision training – eye coordination

Vision training – eye coordination   Let me tell you something really interesting!  🙂   I have started to study and research much more intensively about the eye sight, vision and vision training in the last few years. Learning about all those new things has awakened a new kind of curiosity, inspiration and motivation in…

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Double 6m save reaction

Double 6m save reaction This is one of the ways how you can practice saves of middle shots from 6m. In this video we did first shot in the hands – which is always a great reminder for a goalkeeper to start the save movement from the goalkeeper basic stance. Resistance band is a great…

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Combo of low, high and middle saves of shots from 6m

Combo of low, high and middle saves of shots from 6m   This is one of my combos of reactions for saves of low, high and middle shots from 6m. As always: please, first make sure that your goalkeeper is able to perform properly all the separated elements of goalkeeper technique, before making the whole combo!…

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Combo for low saves of 9m shots

Combo for low saves of 9m shots   This is a bit more advanced idea for combo drill of 9m low saves: stimulation of vestibular system through one 180 degrees jump and second 360 degrees jump to the other side, followed with visual stimuli and then double low save reaction, starting to the opposite side from the…

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