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Handling, Shot Stopping and Positioning

By Wayne Henderson - The most important attribute of a successful goalkeeper is being a good shot stopper; this simple drill will help work on a few aspects of “making saves”. First Phase Feeder number 1 strikes a simple volley straight at the goalkeeper, who catches the volley and throws the ball back to feeder number 1.

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Shot Stopping

By Josh Jones-Keen -

Whilst the game adapts and changes the number one job of a keeper remains keeping the ball out of the net. This session works good footwork and great shot stopping technique.

Warm Up

Starting the keepers just in front of the goal line & server just behind the penalty spot, the keeper must run forwards a couple of paces and the server drop volleys the ball into the chest area of the keeper who makes the save.


Once the keepers have had a few goes at upright saves move on to

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Recovering For Rebounds

By Lawrence Fine, Author of the FineSoccer Coaching Bible.

Welcome to the Goalkeeping Newsletter. Today’s featured activity works on shot blocking and getting up quickly for rebounds.

Start with a keeper in goal, a server at the top of the 18 and two other servers on angles. Each of the servers has a few balls.


The server in the middle starts by shooting toward

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