The Soccer Goalkeeping Handbook is an authoritative and comprehensive coaching guide to the most important position on the soccer field. The art of successful goalkeeping depends on sound basic techniques and efficient decision making. In this handbook Alex Welsh identifies the major components of each of the goalkeeper's skills and then outlines tried-and-tested practices and training drills to help improve match performance. Topics covered include: * positioning * dealing with high crosses and coping with back passes * one-on-one situations * shot stopping and improvising saves from deflections * distribution * sweeping up behind the defence and organisation at set pieces * saving penalties.
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Alex Welsh is a top-class goalkeeping coach. He has coached many professional goalkeepers at a number of top London clubs, and his career has included a spell at Arsenal F.C.'s centre of excellence. Alex is a county representative of The Football Association.
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Book Description A & C Black Publishers Ltd, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110713666781