J4K NoVA keeper helps team win conference title!

Congratulations to the Richard Bland College Statesmen and J4K NoVA Keeper Justin Ennis on their 2-1 (4-2 PKs) win in the Conference X Championship over Spartanburg Methodist yesterday in Raleigh, NC.  The win for RBC is the first conference title and advances them for the first time into the NJCAA Southeast District Championship next weekend Read more

Until You Give It A Go – You Do Not Know!!!

Over the years I have seen a lot of keepers not attempt to make saves because they “Don’t think they can reach it“. Well, “Until You Give It A Go-You Don’t Know, !!!” If you try to make the save you may or may not save it, But trying is the first step to making Read more

Soccer IQ

Decision-making speed and soccer IQ may be synonymous.  It is something I think about on a regular basis.  I try finding connections between those players I train that have these qualities and those who seem to lag behind. The following is an excerpt from a best selling book by author Dan Coyle on the physiological Read more

Gaining an International Perspective Through Goalkeeper Training

This past September was one of the few that I have not been busy preparing my classroom at the beginning of a school year.  Instead, to follow my passion for football/soccer full-time I made a commitment to the community at many levels; Coaching with Just 4 Keepers, Washington, J4K Private training,  officiating soccer games, and Regional Coordinator for Read more

Channel The Passion!!

As a Keeper coach, I look for one thing in a keeper. It’s not size, speed or strength. It’s not even talent, for that matter. The first thing I look for is Passion for the position. Without this intangible none of the aforementioned tangibles mattered.