Soccer Goalkeeping Drills

In soccer, the goalkeeper position requires a variety of skills different from the field players. Keepers must have good hands, good footwork, defensive organizational skills, the ability to dive to save a low shot, and the ability to jump to parry a ball over the crossbar.

Goalkeeper Training

Often goalkeepers are not given the proper amount of training during your regular team training sessions. However, altering team training sessions to include the keeper will work wonders with improving your goalie. Since goalkeeping training needs are unique to the keeper, having a personal coach outside of practice is often desired.

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Goalkeeper - Side-to-Side

This goalkeeper soccer drill focuses on the goalkeepers side shuffle (side-to-side) movement as well as quickly getting up from the ground recovering from a dive.
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Goalkeeper - Down Up Drill

This goalkeeper drill is designed to help goalkeepers get up quickly from the ground and get set for a shot.
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Goalkeeper - Shooting Angle

This Goalkeeping Shooting Angle Drill is great for improving Goalkeeper positioning and angles when being shot on. This drill focuses on correct footwork, proper angles, and quickly setting the goalkeepers feet for the shot.
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Small-Sided Shooting and Finishing Game

This small sided shooting and finishing game is a great shooting drill that focuses on shooting and finishing.
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2v2 Dribbling to Beat the Defender

The 2v2 Dribbling to Beat the Defender soccer dribbling drill helps players recognize when to dribble, pass, or get off a shot once they beat the first defender.

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2v1 Dribbling with Opposition

In this 2v1 Dribbling with Opposition dribbling drill, we put the players in a 2v1 situation forcing the players to decide whether they should dribble or pass.

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1v1 to Goal

The 1v1 Soccer Drill to Goal is a great soccer drill to improve goal scoring opportunities. This drill focuses on beating the last defender, staying in control of the ball and finishing with a good shot on goal.

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Attack vs. Defence Shooting and Defending Drill

The Attack vs. Defence Shooting and Defending drill is one that the kids love. The players will get to work on both attacking (shooting) and defending skills and if ran correctly, very fast paced.

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Goalkeeper Warm-up Drill

The Goalkeeper Warm-up Drill is a great soccer goalkeeper warm-up drill to add to the pregame warm-up. Goalkeepers will love this warm-up.

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Quick Transition Game

This soccer drill is an excellent way to focus on attacking and defending and is ideal for teaching the basic principals of soccer. The game can be modified to illustrate many aspects of the game.

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