Nortac Soccer Club Hosts Weekly Goalkeeping Sessions

Tacoma, Washington’s stalwart soccer club since 1972 Nortac/Sparta is now hosting goalie training with Washington’s Premier Soccer goalkeeping academy Just 4 Keepers for soccer players of all ages 9 -17 with advanced goalkeeper training. These weekly sessions will become year-round and make Tacoma the center of goalkeeping in the South Puget Sound. Another Tacoma stalwart, Read more

2018 Goalkeeper Camps for the Pacific Northwest and Rocky Mountains – New Coaching Staff Joins J4K

Soccer camp season with Just 4 keepers is coming soon!  These are for all soccer players learning the goalkeeping position for the first time or long-time goalies.  Dates are being finalized soon. But, we will be starting Spring Break dates Washington and Montana and in May we’ll be in Wyoming and South Dakota and in Read more

Is your Goalkeeping Coaching program Challenging, Progressive and Fun?

Goalkeeping is a very specific skill set that needs to be coached in a very specific learning environment. To develop on a smooth, steady curve the Topic being taught needs to challenge the individual to come to class and do well. It must focus learning on real game issues, giving students a chance to work on situations they have experienced or will experience.

Goalkeeper Coaching in Syracuse, NY – And More!!

Goalkeeper Coaching in Syracuse, NY –   J4K New York looks to expand  in several cities! If you have a child   in the  ever growing US youth soccer program, and that child happens to be a goalkeeper, you  have probably heard of Just 4 Keepers. The international goalkeeper training program founded by former English Premier goalkeeper, Read more

Advanced Goalkeeper Training – Do you train with the intensity of a game situation?

Advanced Goalkeeper Training  – Part 2 – Do you train with the intensity of a game situation? Young goalkeepers and their parents often come to Just 4 Keepers to for more “advanced goalkeeper training.”  But, goalkeeping is a really a very simple position on the field; stay on ball line, thwarting attacks, support and organize Read more

The Goalkeeper Warmup, get into the routine of a good warm up before your soccer game.

Too often do we see a goalie before a soccer game not having a warmup routine. At the recent goalie training session at Bainbridge Island FC, I intended to do a longer progression on “the three goal situation,” however, every coach finds “teachable moments” and last night really diving in (pun inteded) to the proper Read more

Training Recovery Saves – Luis Robles Example

The series of images below are of Luis Robles in training at NYRB, first closing the space to the attacker in a barrier position, then recovering to tip the ball. The sequence provides insight on how goalkeeper coaches can design a training session that deals precisely with the situation observed. It’s important that Goalkeeping Coaches Read more

Be Careful of The Egotistical Coach: “My Name Here” Goalkeeper Academies

There is no “I’ in team!  Yet for some goalkeeper coaches everything they do is based on self promotion and spouting lies like “we have a number of coaches globally who are ready to come in any given moment.”  No matter what their name is from A to Z pros and whatever international the one individual has, Read more

J4K Washington Premier Goalkeeping – Training Methodology

At J4K Washington Premier Goalkeeping our training methodology is based on years of playing experience and proven learning strategies developed at Just 4 Keepers from former international goalkeepers, international coaches and our current professional goalkeepers from leagues around the world.  Expert coaches are also expert students and at Just 4 Keepers our coaches study relentlessly modern Read more

Independent Goalkeeper Academies – Goalkeeping Coaches 100% Supported

While having a conversation with a goalkeeper coach from Los Angeles about what the brand R…ch does for his company, he replied “just a bit of a discount” and was convinced that this company allowed him “to stay independent” implying that I as a J4K coach am not.  With 2 academies now running, and 3 Read more