Soccer Goalkeepers clinic this weekend

The Fort St. John Soccer Club will be having a goalie clinic this weekend (May 8th to 10th).

The camp will be $80 for the weekend and will include a pizza dinner at Pizza Hut Saturday night 6:30 to 8:30 to watch and review soccer videos.

Facilitating the clinic will be Shel Brodsgaard, the former Canadian Soccer Association National Teams Goalkeeper Coach, and founder of Island Keeper Clinics (est. 1993). 

Goalkeeper Development Programs Coaches Seminar is for all community level coaches interested in learning more about the position of goalkeeper and aims to educate how to motivate their respective goalkeepers in both training and game situations.   The seminar will include a lecture format analyzing video clips with discussion as well as a practical component in which all participants will be expected to perform light training exercises.

Youth Goalkeeper Development is for all goalkeepers U8 to U10 and will introduce the basic skills and techniques required for playing the position: footwork, ball handling, distribution & receiving the ball.

Intermediate Goalkeepers Development is for all goalkeepers U12 to U14 and will introduce the basic skills and techniques required for playing the position: footwork, ball handling, distribution & receiving the ball. 

Advanced Goalkeepers Development is for all goalkeepers U16 to U18 and will introduce the basic skills and techniques required for playing the position: footwork, ball handling, distribution & receiving the ball. 

Schedule of Events:

Friday, May 8th Coaches Seminar 

Saturday, May 9th Youth GK Training 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Saturday, May 9th Intermediate GK Training 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Saturday, May 9th Advanced GK Training 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Saturday, May 9th Pizza Party & Video Review 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Sunday, May 10th Youth GK Training 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Sunday, May 10th Intermediate GK Training 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Sunday, May 10th Advanced GK Training 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

All training will be located at Bert Bowes Secondary.

Each of the participants in the goalkeeper training programs will receive a Speed and Agility Training DVD produced by Shel Brodsgaard ($29.99 suggested retail value) as well as a free Pizza Dinner on Saturday evening starting at 6:30 pm at Pizza Hut.

Please contact Wayde by phone at 250-787-6882 or norweld@pris.ca or program registration.

For further information about Shel Brodsgaard’s Island Keeper Clinics locate: www.islandkeeperclinic.com or www.guardingthegoal.com

All participants will need indoor shoes, goalkeeper gloves, elbow pads, knee pads, shin pads, and a water bottle.

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