Drill: Forming the K Barrier
To improve the technique of a goalkeeper using the K barrier for low shots.
- Coach with a supply of balls
- GK 10 - 15 meters away
Coach passes the ball firmly along the floor, from a distance of 10 - 15 meters.
Adopt the basic shot stopping position
- Starting position - weight should be on the balls of the feet
- Feet should be shoulder-width apart
- Hands should be at waist height, outside the line of the body
- Palms of the hands open
- Head should be slightly forward and steady at all times
As ball travels
- Get in line with the ball
- Collapse leg to form K shape
- Knee doesnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t touch the floor
- No big gaps for ball to go through
- Hands behind the ball
- Scoop into chest
- Make safe, clutch to chest
- Vary the pace and distance of the shot into the goalkeeper
- Change the angle of the service
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Clock coaching handling drill
Clock drill to improve goalkeeping handling and movement.
GK communicating and support
To improve the goalkeepers communication, support and understanding of their position in relation to where the ball is and their defenders.
Improve long throwing and taking crosses
To improve the technique of long accurate throws and the start position, timing of jumping and technique of catching the ball. The goalkeeper should look to distribute accurately and quickly in the opposite direction of the cross.
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To develop the techniques of the underarm throw and saving ground shots close to the body
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