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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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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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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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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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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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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Speed of decision making

Speed of decision making – I have tried to make simple illustration about 3 main steps that happen while the brain is processing visual input.     EVERYTHING that a handball goalkeeper will do in the goal depends on and starts with visual input! In general, visual input overrides everything else! In my world, it’s…

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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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