Framework for Player Development
-Technique/Technical: A player’s ability with the ball, a certain skill set (dribbling, passing, shooting, receiving).
-Tactics/Tactical: Decision Making (both individual decision making and group decision making).
-Dribbling: The art of keeping the ball close to you as you run or walk.
-Receiving: Settling, stopping, or directing the ball as it comes to you.
TECHNIQUE: Set position
General handling / Basic shot stopping / Catching
Head Height balls
Dealing with Crossed balls
Balls played to feet
TACTICS: Basic communication
1v1 with the defense
Beginnings of support for defense
PHYSICAL: Goalkeeping specific stretching and flexibility
Beginning stages of foot work skills
Increase speed in short distances (18 yards)
MENTAL: Have fun
Drill home basics for muscle memory
Watch older goalkeepers in games