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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Shooters and Shaggers Soccer Shooting Game

The Shooters and Shaggers Soccer Shooting Game is a great drill to improve shooting on target, leg strength and the instep drive when shooting with the shoelaces.

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3-Minute Shooting Drill

This soccer drill allows the coach to focus on shooting, goalkeeping and clearing balls from the back. This drill is an excellent warmup to a shooting or clearing practice.

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Instep Shooting Drill

This soccer shooting drill focuses on the instep drive. This shooting technique is an essential method of striking a ball when shooting. The instep drive hits the shot with the shoelace part of the foot with the toe pointed down and the ankle locked.

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Goalkeeper Pressure Cooker Shooting and Passing Drill

This soccer drill is a great goal keeper drill. It will give your keeper a great workout while working on passing and shooting with accuracy.

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Flighted Balls in the 18

This soccer drill is designed to focus on chipping, trapping and shooting inside the 18. If you need your team to feel more comfortable inside the penalty box, you have to practice there.

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3v3 in the 18 - Attacking and Shooting Drill

This soccer drill is perfect for working on attacking in the final third of the field, quick combination play near the goal, and shooting around the 18 yard line.

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1v1 Competition

This drill is great to focus on 1v1 play. It is flexible and can be used to work on the offensive side or the defensive side. On the offensive side you can get attackers to attack the defenders with speed, quick change of pace with an explosive touch to get away, getting behind the defensive players and shooting at half chances. On the defensive side, you can focus on closing down quickly, forcing the attacker to the side and closing down the attack.

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2v2 Challenge

This 2v2 soccer drill focuses on putting players in 2 vs. 2 situations while attacking the goal. The dynamics of the games works on transitioning, and fitness demands on the players can be intense at times.

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The Numbers Game

The Numbers Game soccer drill focuses on the 1v1 situational play for younger players. This  1v1 drill works on all dynamics of this game such as dribbling, shooting, shielding, turning and beating an opponent.

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4V4 With 5 Goals Inside The 18

This 4v4 finishing drill is one of my favorite soccer finishing drills as it works on every aspect of finishing inside the 18-yard box. This drill focuses on soccer finishing skills such as chipping, crossing, heading, finishing and composure in the 18.
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