Complete Coaching Guide for Central Alberta
The importance of proper footwork cannot be overstated. In a game situation, the ball is moving quickly to different areas, so the keeper must be light on their feet!
There are several drills that you can run with your goalkeepers during a regular training session. Once we start getting into the older age groups and players are developing a more concentrated interest in goalkeeping, it is beneficial to run some additional goalkeeper sessions separate from team training sessions. This allows more of a focus on the specific skill-set relevant to your goalkeepers.