This drill focuses on two serves testing the ability to produce quick footwork & then handle the ball successfully using different handling techniques. The GK starts by moving from the back of the mannequin to the front, touching a cone and then setting for a serve into the body. After returning the ball to the first server, they move out of the way for a second strike from the second server.

This drill will furthur develop your positioning, movement and catching.

Training

1. Setup a 5 x 5 square with a mannequin placed in the middle. The GK starts at the back of the square.

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2. The GK moves quickly around the mannequin and touches either of the front two cones before receiving a volleyed striker from the first server.

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3. The GK catches the strike and throws underarm to the first server who moves out of the way so the second server can strike.

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4. The GK reacts quickly after throwing the ball to catch the second strike and return to the server with an underarm throw.

COACHING POINTS

Quick Feet | GK Set Position | Eyes on the Ball | Correct Handling Technique

PROGRESSIONS

Add variations to the strikes. Put it either side of the keeper.