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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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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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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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…

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180 degree jump turn and side step low save reaction

180 degree jump turn and side step low save reaction   Clean and proper technique should ALWAYS BE NR 1 PRIORITY when working with young goalkeepers! Here are some of my Danish “ninjas” in action from our camp in the beginning of June.       In this video you can see 180 degree jump…

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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

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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   In January 2017 we have started an initiative and we organized series of goalkeeper camps in Kisakallio, Finland. The main idea was to offer an environment in which all the goalkeepers can learn, understand, develop and improve.   Our goalkeeper camps in Kisakallio, Finland are extremely unique and designed…

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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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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…

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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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