Gain practical skills and strategies for keeping the ball our of your net
- Train your goalies how to throw counter attack passes that move the ball quickly and safely down the pool
- Build your goalies' mental game to help them prepare to stop the next shot
- Train your goalies to communicate with teammates and to be a leader for the defense
with Sean Nolan,
US Olympic Development Program National Goalkeeper Coach;
2000 Olympian, former Cal Berkley Assistant Coach
Being able to pass fast and accurately is a necessity for goalkeepers, so your team can get out and counter attack in transition. Coach Nolan gives you a passing checklist full of coaching tips and strategies that create correct passing fundamentals. He presents drills that focus on the technical skills of the pass and making correct reads.
Train your goalies to be better leaders in the water through communication. Coach Nolan covers communication skills, tone, strategies and more to be the leader on defense your team needs for success.
Besides being the last line of defense, a goalie has the best view of game situations. Coach Nolan discusses the importance of a goalie's communication with teammates and how they can be a leader on defense using positive and constructive communication.
You will see five examples that give goalies the tools they need to stop the most common game shots. From one on goalies to penalty shots, these "tricks" will help reduce the probability of an "easy" goal for your opponents.
The goalie's mental and emotional state should be consistent to keep them from going down a spiral of discouragement. Sharing the blame, being confident and positive, and being able to brush off mistakes while learning from them will keep a goalie's head in the game and help them stay prepared for the next shot to come.
Coach Nolan covers nearly every aspect of the goalkeeper position in this information-packed video. This is a great resource for coaches and goalies of all levels.
69 minutes. 2016.Water Polo Videos