For Episode 25, we brought back 13 of our previous guests - goalkeeping coaches from the elite youth level all the way to colleges, pros and internationals. We asked them all one question: What's the best advice you can offer an aspiring goalkeeper?
John Pascarella, goalkeeping coach for Minnesota United FC, explains microcycle periodization for goalkeepers. Part II focuses on athlete recovery, age-group differences and planning for long and short cycles (breaks between games).
John Pascarella, goalkeeping coach for Minnesota United FC, explains microcycle periodization for goalkeepers. Part I focuses on aerobic and anaerobic exercise, and the important considerations for one-week training periods.
Evan Prybutok, assistant coach of the La Salle Explorers mens soccer team, discusses his process for creating training sessions and how best to incorporated goalkeeper training into full team practice.
Alex Kuehl, head of goalkeeping for Shattuck-St. Mary's, explains how to develop a strong, technical approach to diving. Part II focuses on advanced progressions and the more acrobatic extension dives.