Football/Soccer Session (Mixed age): GK Clinic - Week 8 - Angles and Shot Stopping

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Stephen Palmer, Adult Member

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Stephen  Palmer
Name: Stephen Palmer
City: New York
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 1 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Give GKs understanding of the zones that exist in the GK area and ways in which to cut angles and make goal very small for an attacker.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Advancing collapse

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Advancing collapse

Organization:

- Cones set up 3yds apart as shown in the diagram

- goalkeeper serves ball to his partner who tries to make catches before the ball falls to the ground

Instructions:

- goalkeeper shuffles around cones as his partner serves him a ball for an advance scoop catch/collapse dive

Coaching Points:

- make the save in front of the red cones

- bring ball to body after save for protection

- early serves from servers to force reaction saves

Progressions:

- Goalies jog forward and backaward around cones before making save

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main theme

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Main theme

Organization:

Cones are set up 2 yards apart as shown in diagram

tall cone is about 4-5yards off center of semi-circle (cones)

Goalkeepers work in pairs

Instructions:

Goalkeeper starts at tall cone and wait for color instructions. Whenever a color cone is called he/she quickly advances to to color then shuffles back to starting position.

goalkeepers work for a minute each then switch positions

Coaching Points:

Goalkeepers should stay on their toes at all times in ready position

quickly advance to cone then slow down into ready postion as they get closer to cone

jog backwards to starting position

Progressions:

1. two or three colors are called and goalkeeper goes to ever color then back to starting position

2. Partner serves a ball which goalkeeper has to catch then return


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main2 Collapse

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Organization:

Goalkeeper hop around in a area 20X20 yards or inside 18 yard area

One team (feeders) holds the ball in their hands 

Other team waits to receive drop ball

Instructions:

 feeders drop the ball at the same time whenever coach says go

goalkeepers have to collapse dive to receive ball

Goalkeepers go for five catches then switch roles

Coaching Points:

1. never scrafice technique for speed with the collapse dive

2. attack the ball (complete dive in an advanced position) 

3. proper distribution 

Progressions:

1. Feeders serve a bouncing ball

2. last person to make save does 10 hops over ball 


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme 2

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Main Theme 2

Organization:

Playing area 18yard Box

Playing Area is extended with increased number of goalkeepers

Each Goalkeeper has a soccer ball

Instructions:

Goalkeepers hop/skip/shuffle around playing area

Bounce the ball on the ground and catch ball using the 'W' hand shape

Toss the ball in the air and catch with Basket catch and 'W' hand shape

Coaching Points:

Bring the ball into chest after after making catch

always try to catch ball with thumbs/hands in a 'W' form

Progressions:

1 - goalkeepers put the ball on the ground and stretch making figure 8s through the legs

2 - goalkeepers practice reflex catches with ball between the legs


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): GK wars

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GK wars (20 mins)

Organization:

- Field Space goal line to 20/25yd out depending on size of players.

- 2 Goals needed

- two teams of 2-3 goalkeepers in each goal rotating

Instructions:

-GKs go back and forth shooting on each other

- If GK makes a save he/she says in net then gets to shoot on opposition GK

- If Gk concedes a goal next GK on the team comes into the goal and starts off with a shot.

- Game is played to 10 goals then teams are changed or restrictions are added to make game more challenging.

Coaching Points:

- GK should always try to be in the line of the ball

- Assess the distance and flight of ball and try as much as possible to have body behind the ball.


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