Goalies are the heart beat of a good soccer club. Learn to control the ball and use the possession
to benefit the offense of your own team. A good goalie sets up his midfield and forwards with good
punts and throws to control the ball. Quick footwork is a big foundation for solid goal keeping.
Catching the ball and controlling the ball is so important. Diving for the ball and catching it takes
good strength. Goalies must be able to be verbal, his teammates need to know he has the play.
On hard shots coming on goal, a good keeper deflects the ball to the side or over the goal.
Keeping the ball out of the net is a 11 person game, but a good goalie can make or break it. [Read more...]