This is a fun goalkeeper session from Andy Foster of Bolton Wanderers Community Trust designed to help your goalkeepers work on their basic technique, saves from central areas, distribution and shot stopping.
Over the first few weeks in the Premier League, numerous goalkeepers have employed the save with the feet to keep out close range reaction shots. If used correctly, the kick save can be a very effective technique. This session is a good way to introduce or refine the goalkeeper’s ability to save with the feet.
As a coach in the Premier League, the goalkeepers that Christophe Lollichon coaches play against some of the best players in the world. Their ability to read the game and adopt the appropriate techniques in 1V1 situations is imperative. Christophe shares his unique approach to denying goal scoring opportunities as demonstrated by some of the best goalkeepers in the modern game.
Maarten Arts conducts a series of activities and exercises used to determine the current and potential talent of a goalkeeper. Not limited to any one area of the game, this session will combine elements of the game to help you to gain a better understanding of a goalkeeper’s performance potential.
Here is an economical, creative, and comprehensive way of training both your GKs in one activity. If your objective is shot stopping and you would like to focus on reactions and dealing with congestion in the box, spend 20 minutes and try this activity.
The fundamentals shown in these videos are the foundation to shot stopping. You will witness an excellent display of controlled lateral movement into a proper GK stance and “set position”. The starting body position should be the same as the ending body position with an explosive lateral movement and multiple change of direction in between.