Football: Catch, Roll, Dive

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DESCRIPTION

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  • Goalkeeper steps away from cone comes through the gate receives a ball into hands
  • Returns to server then gets a low shot into dive close to body
  • Get into set position initially then step forward into low dive to save before cones in advance of initial gate

Notes:

  • Get the step in if required
  • If serve close too the body collapse legs and get hands to the ball in front of the body
  • Dive forward this called 'Attacking the dive'

 

COACHING POINTS

  • Get balance early to be able to get into dive
  • Make room for the hands by getting legs out of way
  • Hands should be in front of the knees and weight forward

PROGRESSION

  • Add more cones prior to goalkeeper coming through the gate
  • GK gets 'set' on side for low dive and turns in

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