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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Different segments of speed training

Being fast is important in handball goalkeeping. Being fast to see the game, being fast to “read” a shooter, being fast to see the shot, being fast to properly position and react on the shot.   The question is – how do we train to become fast in all these mentioned segments? Does your speed…

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Wing shot save by amazing Jelena Grubisic

One more amazing tactical wing shot save! This time by a great goalkeeper Jelena Grubisic (from CSM Bucuresti Handbal). Once again, you can notice the importance of proper position, patience, following the shooter’s hand with the ball and going fully into the save reaction. Video telestration by Coach Paint – ChyronHego. Source of the original…

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Fun warm up game

 “1, 3, 5, BALL”! You can be as creative as you want with this game! Assign certain numbers (colors, countries, names, etc) to body parts which you want goalkeepers (or players) to touch with their both hands after you say it out loud. Once you say a “ball”, they should fast grab the ball….

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Wing shot save by Nikola Portner

Here is one more amazing wing shot save! This time by a goalkeeper Nikola Portner (from MHB – Montpellier Handball) and the importance of proper position, patience, following the shooter’s hand with the ball and shooter’s flight path while preparing for save of the wing shot! Video telestration by Coach Paint – ChyronHego. Source of…

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How to react on wing shots from small angle of shooting

As I have explained already several times, in my coaching work I like to split reactions on wing shots depending on that if the wing shot comes from small, normal or from big angle of shooting. Here are a few examples and explanation of how a goalkeeper should react on wing shots from SMALL ANGLE…

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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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Saves of the wing shots

The better you understand different ways to position and react on different wing shots – the better you will become in saving those wing shots! Main problem for most of the goalkeepers is not having a clear idea and plan how to react on different kinds of wing shots. So then they surrender to automated,…

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Full leg split (sliding) for saves of low shots

Here is one of the more advanced exercises in progression for full leg split (sliding)for saves of low shots. I encourage sliding (leg split) technique only after you are physically capable of performing it properly!!! Aleksandar has put A LOT of work in flexibility and mobility to get to this level!  Goalkeeper in the…

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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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Exercises for speed of decision making

Speed of reaction is a great skill for all athletes! But speed of decision making or brain speed is even more valuable! It’s not only important to react fast, it’s important to be able to FAST decide what to do about the incoming visual stimuli and then to perform the output – movement!   Many…

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Backwards half roll and stand up in basic stance

There are several exercises you can develop further from making backwards half roll and stand up in basic stance with your goalkeeper. But if and when working on it, there are a few things you should pay attention to!    Common thing is that the goalkeeper can not touch the floor above the head…

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Neurotracker in Handball 2D Demo

Many of you have asked me about NeuroTracker, how it looks like and what it does.   NeuroTracker challenges you to track multiple targets moving dynamically in 3D space, and adapts movement speed and complexity in a way that optimally trains your high-level mental abilities.   Even with minimal training, users quickly see mental improvements….

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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…

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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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Double lateral push off step from the same leg

Double lateral push off step from the same leg This is one of my new combo drills for lateral push off step, which we have done in Iceland on our first goalkeeper camp.     The first shot comes to the goalkeeper right low side, on the outside of the right leg (more exactly –…

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