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Goalkeeper Training:

Goalkeeping is a unique position in the game of soccer. It requires specialized training to develop the self confidence and toughness to be the team’s last line of defense and first point of attack.To be effective in the position, goalkeepers need to be well trained technically and tactically to integrate into the team’s defense. The goalkeeper is the leader and communicator.The design of High Performance Soccer School goalkeeper training will develop goalkeepers to be decision makers. The program is designed to be progressive based upon the age, ability and experience of the individual goalkeeper.e

Fundamentals of Goalkeeping:

   * Stance, footwork, ball handling
   * Angles and positioning
   * Shot stopping, catching, diving, and deflecting
   * Ball distribution, throwing, and punting
   * 1 v 1 breakaways
   * Crossed balls

Physical Training:

   * Warm-up and cool-down
   * Conditioning and nutrition
   * Injury prevention
   * Strength, agility, and quickness

Functional Training:

   * Communication
   * Systems of marking
   * Organizing the defense
   * Controlling the box
   * Principles of defense

Team Play:

   * Match play situations
   * Leadership and confidence
   * Maintaining a positive attitude
   * Poise and maturity
   * Keeping focus


   * Self-evaluation and setting goals
   * Learning from mistakes
   * Developing a training plan
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