The Soccer Goalkeeping Handbook

The Soccer Goalkeeping Handbook

The Essential Guide for Players and Coaches

Book - 2014
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This is the authoritative and comprehensive coaching guide to the most important position on the soccer field. It identifies the major components that form the essential skills of any goalkeeper, examining how the physical, mental, technical, tactical and personality attributes can be developed, with practices and training drills broken down, ranging from basic to advanced. Each practice will be fully illustrated with a list of essential coaching points. It will also contain a model programme to assist coaches operating goalkeeping camps and schools. As the modern game has evolved, so has the role of the goalkeeper. This new edition will address the need of a goalkeeper to be an effective reader of the game and an intelligent distributor of the ball, both as a means of retaining possession and initiating counter attacks. It will also cover how the player can reinforce self-belief for good performance. This is essential reading for all experienced and aspiring goalkeepers.
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2014
Edition: Third edition
ISBN: 9781408190463
Characteristics: 174 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm


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