Football Drill Demonstration


  • Set up 3 service points around the goal. Make sure one is central and two others either side
  • One GK working. Servers should take it in turns to volley the ball to the working GK.
  • GK saves/catches the ball and returns it to where the kick came from.
  • GK returns quickly to set position for the next shot.

Coaching points

  • GK should be in line with the server when ball is kicked.
  • GK should have weight forward and on their toes when in the set position.
  • Make sure the GK does not collapse into a wide stance for higher balls.

Drill tags: catching, save, volley, goalkeeping

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