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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Long pass after fast low reactions

Long pass after fast low reactions Here is one little combo with fast getting up and then reacting on few fast, short low passes. After these few low save reactions goalkeeper is getting the last pass somewhere in the 6 meters, he picks it up and throws long pass. The long pass can be aimed…

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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….

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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…

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Video course announcement – saves of low shots from 9m

Video course announcement – saves of low shots from 9m   As I already announced earlier – I am preparing the video course for goalkeeper coaches and for goalkeepers!   The topic of this video course is “Saves of low shots from 9m”. I will show you my way of work with young goalkeepers, all…

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Saves of low shots from 9m

SAVES OF LOW SHOTS FROM 9M   There are two most common techniques for saves of shots from 9 meters: step to the side and sliding   1. STEP TO THE SIDE Features of the step to the side technique are: From the basic stance, goalkeeper is making step to the side where the shot…

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Movement in basic stance and correct positioning

  Once the goalkeeper has established good basic stance, good projection of one’s self, good dynamic stability, good balance and equal distribution of weight, it’s time to start talking about positioning and angles of the goal.   THE IMPORTANCE OF CORRECT POSITIONING It’s important that you spend enough time on this topic. Correct positioning doesn’t…

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