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 create a progressions based upon real events that move from basic technique with little pressure to higher pressure with greater reaction and instinct. Your goalkeepers will enjoy there session more and have a clear objective to the training session.
If you are a goalie coach always be on the ready. Your next training session is only one play away!
Try this progression and share your videos! #j4kwash
See the entire training video from New York Red Bulls All Access here:
Stephen Swanger is the Just 4 Keepers Coaching Director of Washington State