As a coach I come across a lot of keepers that their parents tell me their team coach has a full time year round schedule for them.
J4K of NoVA is happy to announce a partnership with Evergreen Sportsplex and the intoduction of a Loudoun County Academy beginning 3/2014. Evergreen is a fantastic new facility offering 4 full size lit turf fields. Located off Evergreen Mill Road in Leesburg, keepers will have the opportunity to join the growing number of J4K players Read more
Thanks to former professional player Hernan “Chico” Borja for allowing the coaches from J4K Miami to conduct the Goalkeeper Clinic at the South Plantation High School on November 16, 2013.
I decided to post a few of the parents comments from our J4K Miami Training as it is important to get their feedback as it will inspire us Miami coaches to give and develop better Goalkeeper training lesson plans in the South Florida arena.
This weeks topic with my 4 academy groups was FOOTWORK – using good footwork to put yourself in the correct position to make the save. Notice I didn’t say using fancy footwork…. Good footwork in preparation for a save involves short quick steps, side to side shuffling, maintaining good body posture with weight on your Read more
Developing mental toughness or “mental agility” can help the goalkeeper perform under high levels of pressure in a calm, composed and confident manner.
One of my favorite questions to ask both keepers and parents always is: “so, how did you do at your last game?”