SKILLS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

goalies

06/07/2022

“The worst is the rush.

Where there is haste there are no fruits or flowers.

It is characterized by fear, man behaves like a machine, he is no longer responsible, he is no longer free, he does not recognize others.”

– Ernesto Sabato –

The goal of the entire process is the development of the abilities necessary for effective saving, and the last step is the creation and implementation of a work program that will improve these abilities.

Marko is a goalie who spent three months in such a program.

The first testing shows limitations in ankle and hip mobility and explosiveness, with significant limitations in flexibility and stability.

The training program consisted of 11 exercises, the primary goal of which was to stimulate the development of mobility and flexibility, with a simultaneous (smaller) stimulation of the development of core stability and leg strength.

Marko performed the program three times a week as part of his handball training, and the exercises lasted 25-30 minutes per training session.

A comparison of test results shows:

  1. significant improvement in flexibility
  2. an equal level of mobility
  3. improvement in leg strength and trunk stability
  4. an equal level of explosiveness

Conclusion:

  1. It’s good for Marko that we tested him and that he worked extra in training by implementing the program
  2. Based on the progress achieved, the next step is to maintain the acquired level of flexibility and mobility of the ankle joint with additional work, continue the proper development of trunk stability and leg strength, and additionally stimulate the development of hip mobility
  3. He jumped 8 cm more in the frontal jump, and 2 cm more in the vertical jump, but he entered the measurement level a year older category, and he spent just 3 months in the program. He is progressing in these abilities, and the data will become relevant in one of the following testings
COOPERATION WITH THE DEFENCE 

COOPERATION WITH THE DEFENCE 

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TESTING

TESTING

We measured more than 70 female and male goalkeepers from 10 years to senior age, from amateur level to national team players. We started doing this because we were interested in why some very talented and successful goalkeepers cannot perform specific goalkeeping...

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BIOMECHANICS OF BASIC MOVEMENT

BIOMECHANICS OF BASIC MOVEMENT

We all see that these two goalies are not performing well in the movement of stopping the low shot. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l2JxrmUrUJU It is more obvious that they do not go far enough to reach the corner of the goal and that is common to both. We all see...

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REACTING TO DIFFICULT CONDITIONS

REACTING TO DIFFICULT CONDITIONS

As cooperation with the block assumes that the defender at least tried to block the shot of the back player, the contents and situations similar to those in the game are used for the development of psychomotor speed, but with an emphasis on stimulating the...

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FEAR OF THE BALL

FEAR OF THE BALL

All good goalies have only one talent in common:  They are not afraid of the ball. Whether Marko has a fear of a ball can be easily seen by the movements of their hands in defense: If he defends their face first during each shot, and only then move with their...

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FOCUS ON THE BALL

FOCUS ON THE BALL

Aljaž Pavlič, EHF Master Coach (in collaboration with) Marija Papić, EHF Master Coach In addition to learning and repeating the good biomechanics of defense movement, we also include learning to focus on the ball in the basic position....

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BASIC POSITION

BASIC POSITION

There is a difference between doing a thing right, and doing the right thing.Do the right thing right. Marija Papić, EHF Master Coach ( in collaboration with) Aljaž Pavlič, EHF Master Coach The first step in learning goalkeeping is the basic position of a...

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