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How do I train my goalkeepers to pick crosses and play flying balls?

Lateral crosses with defensive or goal-shooting action

Main Anticipation Rolling Throwing Catching Movement Courage Decision making Perseverance Fly balls Imagination Strength Opening Perception Positioning Self-esteem Standards

Net
2 ×

Slalom Poles
2 ×

Balls
10 ×

The goalkeeper learns both how to pick crosses and whether a cross can be reached, or whether the focus should be on the follow-up action. Playing precise crosses is a charming side effect.

Pro-Tip by Peter Rasch

Don't put the goals too far apart. 10 m - a double six-yard box - is a good distance. Now there is a better chance that both goalkeepers will feel an incentive on the cross.


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Roland Rasch
Goalkeeping School Peter Rasch, Hannover 96

If it's my father who brings the action, I provide the educational basis for a successful development of young goalkeepers. We've put our complete knowledge into this platform – I hope you enjoy it!

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