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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

How to react on wing shots

One of the most complicated topics in goalkeeper coaching is proper work on saves of the wing shots.   If you have ever worked with me, you will hear me very often speaking about “see/do” versus “see/decide/do”. That is one of the main points in my work with goalkeepers: I want them to be able…

Read More

Shooting Warm Up Options for Handball Goalkeepers

Very often many coaches ask me what kind of shooting warm up they should have for their goalkeepers. Should it be one line, two lines, three lines…   In principle I always answer the same: it depends what is the intention of the warm up: to warm up and prepare goalkeepers or to make it…

Read More

Few tips for the wing saves

Few tips for the wing saves   How to close or open desired angle in the goal for a wing shot? You will be successful in the goal saving wing shots as much as big understanding of positioning and wing shooting angles you have! Here are few tips you should keep in mind when working…

Read More

Warm up Resistance Exercises

The following is a series of a few warm up resistance exercises combining the exercises with and without mini leg bands, designed to activate glutes and quads and to increase the speed. Goalkeeper in the video: Lauri Arkko

Read More

Handball Goalkeeper Coaching Vanja Radic 2018

Handball Goalkeeper Coaching Vanja Radic 2018 If you would like to hire me for a coaches’ seminar, goalkeeper coaching, or just to find out all the info about organizing a goalkeeper camp in your club (city or country) feel free to contact me! I am always open for new and exciting handball coaching adventures anywhere…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

Hire a handball goalkeeper coach

Here are some of my upcoming coaching projects until September 2018, there are many more which will be published later on. There will be many different seminars and educations for coaches with different topics, goalkeeper camps and a few lectures about vision and brain training! There are still some available booking options for additional projects…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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….

Read More

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…

Read More