Goalkeeper Training

As the last line of defense and the first step to an effective attack, goalkeepers must possess a unique set of technical, mental, and physical skills compared to those of a field player.  The goalkeeper must be able to make split-second decisions that will affect the outcome of the game, while under pressure and evaluating multiple visual cues.  Because the margin of error is so thin, goalkeepers must have the mental constitution to handle this pressure and that constitution comes from quality training so the goalkeeper can feel confident in their abilities.

Golden Boot Soccer Goalkeeper Academy

GK - Reaction

  • The mechanics of catching the ball
  • Deflecting the ball around the goal
  • Footwork (allowing players to move their bodies to the proper position to receive the ball)
  • Proper positioning allowing the keeper to cover the largest portion of the goal possible
  • Diving
  • Properly distributing a ball after a save
  • Safety
  • Goal Kicks
  • Leadership Skills

For advanced Goal Keepers ages 11-17 playing on competitive travel teams, Golden Boot Soccer's new GK-Reaction program offers additional elements of cognitive training specifically designed to offer a mental challenge forcing their brains to adapt to multiple visual and auditory cues while executing techniques.  This results in quicker decision making and decreased reaction times.  

  • Interpreting visual and auditory cues
  • Sensory input
  • Kinesthesis
  • Muscle memory
  • Multiple Object Tracking
  • Judging speed and direction of the ball
  • Hand-eye coordination
  • Multitasking

Golden Boot Soccer and AC Milan, one of the most storied soccer clubs in the world, are excited to bring the unique AC Milan Junior Camp to the Washington DC metro area. The camp’s curriculum was exclusively designed by AC Milan coaching staff. AC Milan staff, direct from Italy, together with Golden Boot trainers will run the camp which focuses on technical skills and small sided games. 

Please do not delay registering.  This camp has sold out the past 2 summers.

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Individual Price $335.00
Session Dates July 20-24 9AM-4PM
Location Gesher Jewish Day School

Golden Boot Soccer and AC Milan, one of the most storied soccer clubs in the world, are excited to bring the unique AC Milan Junior Camp to the Washington DC metro area. The camp’s curriculum was exclusively designed by AC Milan coaching staff. AC Milan staff, direct from Italy, together with Golden Boot trainers will run the camp which focuses on technical skills and small sided games. 

Click Title for More Info

Individual Price $335.00
Session Dates July 20-24 9AM-4PM
Location Gesher Jewish Day School