Goalkeeping Basics

Scientific Approaches to Goalkeeping in Football: Goalkeeping Basics

Have you ever wanted to take up goalkeeping? Would you like to understand the position better? Do you want to support a goalkeeper on their football journey? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, then this fantastic new publication from goalkeeping specialist Andy Elleray is for you.

Like any sport, the basic foundations of any physical or technical action in goalkeeping are fundamental to performance. Without the basics, it’s impossible to expand a player’s game in terms of more advanced techniques. This book investigates the common types of saves, movements, and actions that the goalkeeper can – and is expected – to perform.

Goalkeeping in football is made up of many techniques, both with and without the ball. In “Goalkeeping Basics”, author Andy Elleray goes through a wide selection of common techniques and strips them right back to their fundamentals, what they look like, and how they can be properly learned and enhanced.

Accompanied by photo examples, plus a series of practices designed to work specifically on certain saves and situations, this colour book will illustrate and consolidate the key aspects behind goalkeeping in football.

About the Author. Andy Elleray is a goalkeeping specialist and holds the UEFA A Goalkeeping License, as well as the Advanced Youth Award Goalkeeping License. He is also the author of Scientific Approaches to Goalkeeping in Football (1st and 2nd editions), Scientific Approaches to Goalkeeping in Football: Age-Specific Goalkeeper Development, 101 Goalkeeper Training Practices, 65 Goalkeeper Training Exercises, and 50 More Goalkeeping Training Exercises. This is Andy’s seventh goalkeeping book.

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Andy Elleray is the author of previously published titles including

Scientific Approaches to Goalkeeping in Football and 65 Goalkeeper Training Exercises

Goalkeeper Training

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soccer coaching and football training books


Author: Andy Elleray

Published 30 April 2021 | ISBN-13: 978-1-910773-79-6 | Paperback | 108 colour pages

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