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COACHING SESSION: SIMPLE GOALKEEPER SHOT STOPPING EXERCISE 1
 
1) The first Player takes his shot at goal.

2) The goalkeeper tries to save, immediately gets up and turns around ready for the other player to shoot.


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Organisation:
- Small grassy area with two cones for goal posts (width chosen by coach), 10 balls each.
- 2 Players + Goalkeeper
- If desired, the coach can add players to recover balls.
 
Variations:
- Increase difficulty for Goalkeeper by making him stand next to a post before each shot.
- Reduce or increase size of goal.
- Add player to follow shots in and put pressure on keeper.
- Click here to see Variation 1.
 
Tips:
- Shots should be frequent to really make the keeper work hard.
- Shoot hard and low near the goalkeepers body and into the corners to force him to adapt.
- Keeper should be on his toes and make sure his shot stopping technique is good.
 

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