Soccer: Basic Goalkeeping Grip

Wow what a great website, I have found Sportplan an important tool...
Monique

DESCRIPTION

*AUDIO DESCRIPTION ON*

M grip: 

  • Fingers spread and facing down.
  • Almost making a "V" with the hand. 
  • Thumbs facing out.
  • Let the ball hi the gloves and then scoop the ball up.

W grip:

  • Make a "W" with the two thumbs- thumbs not actually touching.
  • Fingers to the sky.

COACHING POINTS

  • Demonstrate the sound of a soft catch when compared to a snatch so that the players understand what it should sound like.
  • Emphasise the importance of a soft catch so that balls are not bouncing out of goalkeepers hands.
  • Soft hands, strong wrists. 

READ MORE
READ LESS
2111408
1011

SIGN UP NOW FOR FREE

  • search our library of 500+soccer drills
  • create professional coaching plans
  • or access our tried and tested plans
MORE Goalkeeping DRILLS

JOIN SPORTPLAN FOR FREE

  • search our library of 500+ soccer drills
  • create your own professional coaching plans
  • or access our tried and tested plans