Eye-hand coordination exercise with two objects

To get additional ideas for your eye-hand coordination workout, follow the instructions from the video. To add more difficulty, you can do the same exercise while walking, or running. To add a real challenge – try performing this exercise while at the same time doing footwork/coordination on coordination ladders. 🙂 Have fun!

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Dynamic leg swings

Few versions of dynamic leg swings that can be used after goalkeepers are properly warmed up and prepared for dynamic movements such as these.

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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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Footwork with TestYou brain training system

You can always use warm up time to work on coordination combined with some additional cognitive tasks that are highly valuable for every position in handball (or in any other sport), but especially for goalkeepers: the speed of information processing and speed of reaction. With TestYou brain training system, you get to work on a…

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SplitOut for sliding

SplitOut™ is a tribo-tape you attach to the shoe-heel to make the sliding goalkeeper movements easier. The low friction properties allow for a smooth and even slide. This product is something that EVERY HANDBALL GOALKEEPER NEEDS! SplitOut™ minimizes the friction between shoe and floor and helps you move faster than regular sports tape. By using SplitOut you…

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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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Neural activation in the warm up

Here are a few versions of the exercise that I like to use in the warm up phase with goalkeepers. This exercise, with many its different options covers neural activation, high speed of movement, micro-decisions, speed of reaction, task switching, short reaction time and so much more. A fatigued brain alters athletic performance, so why…

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Leg kick save reaction for 6m line shots

Here is one of the exercise options for leg kick save reaction of middle shots from the 6m line. Touching the opposite post challenges a goalkeeper to compensate fast for a loss of proper position. Depending on what are you exactly working on in a goalkeeper training – you can use this exercises and any…

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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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