Welcome to the Goalkeeping Newsletter. Today’s article will show some ways to work on ball handling activities.
The reason for this topic is I recently ran the goalkeeping section of a camp and was surprised at how uncomfortable the keepers were with the ball. Sure they could catch a ball thrown or kicked at them but simple things such as catching a ball with one hand, catching a ball in an awkward position etc was something they simply couldn’t do. This isn’t due to bad training but rather the keepers not spending enough time with a ball in their hands.
These are two person activities with 2 balls. The keepers start 5 yards apart and can move closer as they become more comfortable with the activities.Continue reading