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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X-jump save for the 6 meters shots

X-jump save for the 6 meters shots       This is one of the exercises for goalkeeper “x-jump” progression on springboard. “X-jump” is one of the elements in goalkeeper technique for saves of shots from 6 meter line.   The benefit of using springboard while teaching or practicing the “x-jump” is a bit longer…

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Low save reaction from kneeling position

Low save reaction from kneeling position   This is one of the exercises for low save reactions that I have created and that we have done at our camp in Swetzingen, Germany, in October 2017. Goalkeepers in the video: Yannick Hölzl, Sven Wohnus, Katja Grewe and Lea Paeschke. Feel free to share the video and to try…

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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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Handball Goalkeeper Camps in Finland

Handball Goalkeeper Camps in Finland         If you want to read more about the strategy, idea, goals, levels and topics of our future goalkeeper camps in Finland, please open this GOALKEEPER CAMPS IN FINLAND (PDF)               Short preview:      

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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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Combo for saves of high shots from 9m

Combo for saves of high shots from 9m     This is just one of the combo drills I like to use with young goalkeepers while working on last details of movement for saves of high shots from 9m. This combo drill can be performed without or with shots. As always – first you want…

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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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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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