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Goalkeeper Training Exercises for Soccer

Goalkeeper Training Drills

In this excerpt from 65 Goalkeeper Training Exercises, Andy Elleray offers two highly effective goalkeeper training drills. * Back Ball/Knees Explanation The aim of the game is for the designated goalkeeper, with any kind of ball, to touch their opponents on the middle of the back with their ball. This…

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Early specialisation in soccer

Early Specialisation in Soccer (Chapter 10)

Taken from the Matthew Whitehouse bestseller: * “Early specialization is a phenomenon created by self-interested and financially motivated adults” Mike Boyle. In the past few chapters we have looked at the golden age of learning, issues with the technical development of young players, and concerns about grassroots football. So far we have focused…

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