What is the US Club Soccer PDP?

US Club Soccer’s Player Development Programs (PDPs) are regionally based identification and developmental programs conducted within the id2 Program umbrella. PDPs are focused around the National Premier Leagues (NPL) and other top leagues in specific geographic areas. PDP invitations are based upon objective scouting of elite clubs and leagues, combined with recommendations from top Directors Read more

J4K Washington is helping young goalkeepers

To book your free session, Email wa.j4ksports.com PACIFIC NW HOME FIND US COACHES CONTACT J4K Washington WASHINGTON ONLINE GK STORE HELPING JUNIOR GOALKEEPERS Again this is why we love Just4keepers to help young keepers like below – also great to get a email back to say that J4K is appreciated 🙂 FROM A HAPPY PARENT: Just a Read more

Finger Save Goalkeeper Gloves – Or No Finger Save

To book your free session, Email just4keepers.wa@gmail.com    HOME FIND US COACHES CONTACT US SHOP Goalkeeper Gloves for Sale Welcome to Goalkeeper gloves for sale  WA.J4KSPORTS.COM Welcome to Just 4 Keepers of Washington State‘s Online Store. For All Your Goalkeeper Gloves, GK  Kit And Goalie Equipment, Basically Everything Goalkeeping. SPECIAL OFFERS   JUNIOR GOALKEEPER GLOVES   Read more

Popular Youtube Channel “4 Goalkeepers” Partners with J4K Washington

To book your free session, Email just4keepers.wa@gmail.com HOME FIND US COACHES EMAIL J4KWA SHOP Just 4 Keepers of Washington State Goalkeeping Academies and J4K Gloves – wa.j4ksports.com/4goalkeepers, is proud to partner with Giorgios Berneanou and the 4 Goalkeepers Academy.  Coach Berneanou is UEFA, FA, and NSCAA certified Goalkeeper Coach, currently working as the GK coach for Read more

Wanted: Skilled Soccer Players for Goalie!

The modern soccer game  makes the goalie position available for the skilled soccer player with good communication, athleticism, and footwork that has never played before.  Players, quick and fast, smaller in stature, that once were only seen as possession midfielders are now the more versatile striker.  This means that the old school goalkeeper; big bruiser, 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

J4K – Quickly Becoming Washington’s Premier Goalkeeping Academy

This summer Washington welcomes premier goalkeeper camps for kids to train just like a professional goalkeeper, while having FUN!  By premier, we mean the leading goalkeeper academy in the world because Just 4 Keepers is now operating in 31 countries and across 5 continents.  The goalkeeper camps will be run with the direction of J4K 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

Trial by Fire? All young soccer players develop better with a positive introduction to goalkeeping.

Hey parents! It only makes sense that since every player on the team has a strong chance of playing goalkeeper at the U8,9,10 levels, then everyone on the team should practice and be prepared for the position. Right?  Unfortunately, from the biggest most cash rich clubs to the recreation levels your club effectively says, “NO!”  Most Read more