Soccer Goalkeeping - Techniques - Tactics - Equipment - Drills - Tips
Attitude and Commitment is everything.
Only a goalkeeper can appreciate what a goalkeeper goes through.
Most things to do with being a goalkeeper involve some level of pain. The ball
hurts, the ground hurts, being kicked hurts, get over it.
The game can be very cruel and unforgiving. That is why it is such a great game.
ABC – Adversity Builds Character. Sometimes you have to
suffer first, before good things happen to you.
Character isn’t something you were born with. You must take
responsibility for forming it.
There is no such thing as talent. Someone does not just give it to
you, and you are not born with it. You have to work for it.
I promise to do my best. My best will vary from day to day,
from minute to minute, but in that minute I will do the
very best I can.
Practice does not make perfect, practice makes permanent.
You must always give your best in practice and strive to
improve your technique, your fitness, and your attitude.
Do something every day to make yourself a better goalkeeper.
Strive for perfection, settle for excellence.
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
When you get your chance, make sure you are ready to
make the most of it. You may not get a second one.
Winning is a habit. So is losing. Get into the habit of winning.
Great goalkeepers save all of the ones they are supposed to
and some of the ones they are not supposed to.
Leadership is helping those who are doing poorly, to do
well and to help those who are doing well to do even better.
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
Be a student of the game. Watch it, study it, and learn it.
The only thing that really matters is keeping the ball out of the net.
There is a difference between a defeat and feeling defeated.
Success is neither magical nor mysterious. Success is the natural
consequence of consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
High expectations are key to being successful.
Excuses are for people who don’t want to achieve great things.
Would you rather be the hammer or the nail? Respect is earned.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.
Learn the hard way, or learn the easy way. We don't care, but you will learn.
Becoming a great goalkeeper is a marathon, not a sprint.
It is not all about winning. It is about what we learn when we try to win.
We will not ask you to do anything we would not, or have not already
The coaches are not here to be your friend. They don't care
if you like them or not. The coach’s sole purpose is to
make you a better goalkeeper. Period.
Coach says, players do
The only thing stopping you from becoming
a great goalkeeper is
"The perfect goalkeeper has yet to be born, nor is he/she made overnight."
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