Coaching goalkeeping

Mike Johnston
15:00 to 16:00
Zurich International School


This presentation teaches attendees how to understand and coach basic individual goalkeeping techniques. You will get a better understanding of how to plan and prepare progressive technical and skills practices, ensuring the health and safety of all. The practical elements include:

  • Dealing with one on one situations and handling crosses.
  • Specific goalkeeping warm ups and cool downs
  • Coaching basic individual goalkeeping techniques and skills including footwork, general handling techniques, shot stopping, dealing with crosses, and goalkeeper distribution and communication
  • Understanding how to develop and improve the goalkeeping skills/ techniques
  • Planning and preparing progressive skill/ technical practices

Learn and Move key focus as Goalkeeping is such a specific art form in most sports. The LIVE aspect will come from character traits that can be taught within goalkeeping training itself.  Resilience, perseverance, overcoming setbacks etc etc