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The story of a very young goalkeeper

Goalkeepers

Sorry for the gibberish article, but this being laid out using my mobile phone… Seven years ago when this little goalkeeper was born, his father had a dream. He wanted his firstborn to become a soccer goalie, a goalkeeper, an amazing goalkeeper. His dad was also a GK, but he didn’t really go that far in his soccer played career.…

Development and not greed

Goalkeeper Academy

10 months ago when I started off the Zee Goalkeeper Academy, never would I have imagined that today my GK training school would be nearly at full capacity! 32 students from 8 different youth soccer clubs and 4 high school soccer programs. I could leave the gates open and by the summer bring on 50+ keepers, but that would not…

Skill-Building vs Babysitting soccer camps.

Goalkeeper Camps

Let’s don’t waste time and go straight to the point: Soccer skill-building camps focuses on the introduction of soccer skills and development in a fun “learning” environment and not just a “Fun” environment. This is achieved through expert coaching, and specific role training. Skill camps are a structure and solid connection to the college and even the professional game, an…

Creating a soccer facility – Grass or Turf?

General

Our most insane dreams of goalkeeper academy ownership often involve the dreams of a gleaming new facility built just the way we want. The biggest issue for most of us to seeing that insane dream become reality is the funding. But if you think you can raise the doe, then I’d suggest it’s time for you to decide whether the…