If you don’t follow the Nike Academy online, you really should. They’re especially active on Social Media. After coaching at a state tournament this weekend, I came across this great video from the Nike Academy goalkeeper coach Matt Murray. The video is all about shot stopping, and how a keeper needs to get their positioning spot on to keep the ball out of the net.
This quote really stood out for me, and if you’re a keeper, you should take it to heart, and make sure you put it into action:
Nobody makes saves unless you move your feet. Your feet are what get you around the goal.
The training session covered was done the day before a game for the Nike Academy, and covered the following aspects of keeper training:
If you’re a ‘Keeper, I hope you find this video helpful!