School of Sport

Goalkeeping Academy

New for 2016 - watch this space!

Goalkeeping sessions will run on Tuesday and Friday evenings from 5.00pm to 6.00pm commencing Tuesday 28 June 2016 at Cedars Upper School.

        

Head Coach, Anthony O'Neill

Cedars Coaching Academy welcomes Tony O’Neill a professional, F.A. qualified, goalkeeping coach. Tony previously was head goalkeeping coach at MK Dons but now has moved into the female game and is now the goalkeeping coach for Watford Ladies first team and Mk Dons Girls Academy; Tony knows exactly how to get the best from keepers of all ages.

Keep Goal aims are to increase participation in sport; to encourage more people, especially children, to play and watch football; to encourage more people to become interested and support their local football teams.

Young People on the course will have fun whilst developing game understanding and new skills in the expert hands of our professional and highly trained coaches. 

The Academy sessions are engaging and ensure the young people get the most out of their football and to gain confidence, develop their social skills and soft skills.

In our syllabus we look to cover the following:

Basic ball handling
Speed, agility and balance
One on one situation
Distribution
Diving
Shot stopping
Positioning
Ball familiarity
Dealing with crosses
Starting positions
Communication
Small sided games
Motor skills
Bespoke packages tailored directly to the individual
Elite sports programme for Schools
Sports for learners with disabilities
Personal, Social and Emotional Development
Communication, Language and Literacy
Problem Solving, Reasoning and Numeracy
Physical Development
Creative Development
Healthier lifestyle
Emotional well-being
Nutrition tutorials 

For further information please email Tony O'Neill: Keepgoal1@icloud.com