*This course is officially accredited by UEFA & Concacaf member associations
In this course you will learn the following key areas of Youth Goalkeeper Development:
1. The role of the goalkeeper coach
2. Training design & application in LTAD
3. Goalkeeper development in a team
4. Youth-level nutritional support
5. Youth goalkeeper development
6. Goalkeeping expectations
7. Skill acquisition in goalkeeping
8. Goalkeeper coaching analysis
9. Managing pressure
10. Case-study: FC Barcelona Academy
The Professional Certificate in Goalkeeper Coaching Science (Pro-Youth Level) has been developed by some of the most respected goalkeeping coaches, sports scientists, physical specialists and practitioners within elite clubs and soccer associations.
The Professional Certificate in Goalkeeper Coaching Science course provides the latest training methods, tactics and detailed insights to help coaches develop their skills while preparing, training and maximising the development of youth goalkeepers.
Delivered by Fraser Stewart
In this module, you will be exposed to being a specialised goalkeeping coach, the specialist goalkeeper and their role in the game, the training environment, the game environment and the considerations of the goalkeeping coach.
Delivered by Alex Segovia Vilchez
In this module, we will look at a new physical qualities approach – the development model. You will be exposed to the importance of both mechanical & functional activities, exercise progression in youth development, the application of conditioning and co-ordinative drills, along with skill acquisition & developing a functional framework.
Delivered by Ivan Kovčić
In Module 3, you’ll look at team development vs. individual development in soccer, isolated or integrated training, detecting problems with soccer references, the coaching process for goalkeepers and the implementation of goalkeeper-specific content.
Delivered by Jack Christopher
In this module, we’ll look at building a nutrition support structure and support across the development phases, the core principles & basis of sporting nutrition, and supporting growth & maturation through nutrition and nutrition for life.
Delivered by Eduardo Cachulo
In this module, we look at the role of the goalkeeper coach within a technical department, identification of key markers for success in the goalkeeping position, the young goalkeeper & key development stages and the transition phase from youth to senior professional level.
Delivered by Jeff Richardson
Through this module, you will understand the 4-functions of the game, the roles of the goalkeeper, the goalkeeper’s role in attacking, defending & transitional scenarios, effective communication within the goalkeeper role and dealing with key situations.
Delivered by Daniel Tumelty-Bevan
In this module, we look at the experience & perception of goalkeeping, goal-scoring scenarios & protecting the goal, the science behind practice & execution and technical repetition & contextual practices.
Delivered by Graeme Smith
In this module, we look at the types of goalkeeper analysis in developmental soccer, oppositional analysis: set pieces & team tendencies, in-match analysis, the integration of post-match analysis and the goalkeeper curriculum in soccer.
Delivered by Jeff Richardson
In this module, we look at how to understand emotion in soccer, anxiety in elite soccer, challenge state vs. threat state, altering perception & arousal and the practical application of pre-game mental preparation.
Delivered by Dani Ortiz
In this module, you will understand the relationships between outfielders & goalkeepers within game situations. We will look at training situations to overcome high pressure, we’ll assess the importance of the non-dominant foot and match-day strategies to maximise distribution within academy soccer.
The Professional Certificate in Goalkeeper Coaching Science online course gives you the specific training principles, tactics and techniques that are applied at elite academies.
You will develop a strong understanding of the role of the goalkeeper coach, and you will develop your knowledge of conditioning, nutrition, psychology & physiology of the young developing goalkeeper.
This course is suitable for:
Individuals tasked with the responsibility for the coaching, training, & preparation aspects of youth players and goalkeepers.
Individuals tasked with the responsibility for the training, preparation, development & coaching aspects across the youth development phases.
The course is comprised of the following:
12 study hours
Pre- & post-lecture reading references
Certificate of Achievement
This course has been designed for beginner to elite level youth coaches who want the latest research findings, most efficient training methods for the preparation, development & coaching of youth goalkeepers.
It is developed and structured for anyone with an interest in developing their knowledge in the game further. If you’re a student with degree level or post-degree level educations, learners with UEFA, CONCACAF, CONMEBOL, AFC or other FIFA recognised coaching awards in the training & development of individual soccer players or team sports then this course is for you.
This course will help anyone interested in making better decisions when it comes to coaching goalkeepers as groups or individuals.
ISSPF courses are not only recommended by universities and federations around the world, but they are delivered by some of the leading practitioners in the game which will provide some cutting edge methods and industry overview on dealing with specific aspects of performance coaching and development.
ISSPF are working at accrediting all their courses through academic and footballing institutes in order to provide additional academic currency to the learner.
Sign up to our accredited online courses now to build your skills, improve your team and advance your career.