Continual Development of Goalkeepers: Technical Development
Technical Development is the biggest area of the Development process as it incorporates the needs of Handling and Kicking, together with Diving, Positioning, Distribution and Dealing with different types of shot at or across goal.
Technical assessment of all areas of Technical Development include:
Throwing – Left and Right Hand, Distance and Accuracy; and
Kicking – From Hands or Dead ball – Left and Right Foot, Distance and Accuracy.
Diving and Handling:
At Feet, to the Left and to the Right;
High and Low Diving Saves; and
Collapse and Smother.
Back Pass, Corners, Set Pieces and Dribbling (Dribble and Drive).
Assessments of these could include the other aspects of development: Physical (Stamina, Speed and Agility), Psychological (Confidence, Decisions and Reactions) or Social (Team work, Communication and Coach-ability).
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