A Rising Tide Lifts all Ships – J4KWA paying dividends to Washington Soccer

To book your free session, Email just4keepers.wa@gmail.com HOME FIND US COACHES EMAIL J4KWA SHOP   The international network provided by Just 4 Keepers is paying dividends with Snohomish County Football Club as it now has three new members in its Founders Club directly because of the affiliation to Just 4 Keepers.  The addition is a kind of morale booster Read more

Coach Swanger makes Washington soccer news with opinions on USSF goalkeeping

New USSF Goalkeeper Coach A License spotlights soccer elitism, says J4K Washington’s Swanger To book your free session, Email just4keepers.wa@gmail.com HOME FIND US COACHES EMAIL J4KWA SHOP The United States Soccer Federation (USSF) has just announced a Goalkeeper Coach A License pilot program. The press release says The seven-month course runs from September 2018-March 2019 as the highest-level course Read more

Exclusive Elite-Level Goalkeeper Academy

ADVANCED GOALKEEPER TRAINING Exclusive Elite-Level Goalkeeper Academy Everett, Marysville, Snohomish For players at elite level seeking scholarships or professional trials.  Beginning December 2018 – Snohomish County, Washington Guaranteed to improve your goalkeeping! All of our coaches with experience at the professional level with an international network at academies and professional clubs in over 30 countries!  Read more

Montana Premier Goalkeeping Supports The Treasure State’s Goalkeepers

On September 26th J4K Goalkeeper Director Stephen Swanger ran the first of two goalie clinics in Western Montana.  With 17 Goalkeepers over the span of these two days and a new clinic scheduled over winter break in Missoula, Montana between December 27th and the 31st, the future of goalkeeping in Montana is in sure hands. Coach Swanger will also Read more

GK Coaches Travel Worldwide To Support Keeper Training – J4K Goalkeeper Camps

There are a number of Goalkeeper Camps around the USA for the Summer of 2017, and Just 4 Keepers Coaches will be hosting them as well as traveling the country to support GK  training . Ray Newland, the founder of J4K, and over 19 years of experience running camps will be traveling to quite a Read more

It Takes A Village: J4K Keeper Sawyer Gaffney begins his Argentina journey

  Video:  Sawyer Gaffney and Trainer Dario Herrera This past month Just 4 Keepers Washington State was in Buenos Aires, Argentina supporting Richmond Kickers and Davidson University goalkeeper Sawyer Gaffney begin his adventure chasing his dream of professional soccer.  He began his first week with a great trial experience at 1st division club Quilmes AC Read more

Muscle Memory In Soccer Depends On Development Of The Nerve Channel Not Just The Message- Getting Back To The Basics And Building Up To Them.

Learning goalkeeper technique, and skill work in soccer in general involves repetition. I’ve mentioned before how much I love repetition in learning. It’s old school I know, but after all of the pedagogical hoopla out there, in the end “Repetition is the mother of learning” whether you are working a on the contour catch, like at Just Read more

Good Habits Are Harder to Learn Than Bad Habits. Practice The Fundamentals of Goalkeeping In The Set Positon

My favorite aspect of soccer is when the game is broken down to it’s fundamental components; striking and receiving the ball.  The act of controlling the ball  to leave you and when it comes back to you: simply elegant, and it can be done alone, with a friend, a group, with competition or without.  At 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