GOLDEN GLOVES KEEPER TRAINING
Coach Don Smith
EYSA Keeper Coach
REGULAR REGISTRATION FOR PRE-SEASON TRAINING IS NOW CLOSED.
YOU CAN STILL REGISTER BY CONTACTING EASTSIDE SOCCER REGISTRAR DEAN STANZEL AT OFFICE@EASTSIDESOCCER.CA
Golden Gloves is an EDC program for athletes that are committed to the development of the five pillars specifically to the role of a keeper. The program is led by EYSA Head Goalkeeper Coach Don Smith.
Description of Program Components
- Technical: footwork, handling, diving, high balls, positioning, distribution, and communication.
- Physical: Balance, coordination, speed, agility, endurance, strength and flexibility.
- Mental: increase personal effectiveness under pressure; dealing effectively with mistakes, setbacks and criticism; maintaining self-confidence; effective decision making; bravery, concentration; motivation and discipline.
- Tactical: developing a better understanding of the game; initiating attacks; commanding the penalty area; preparing for set pieces; development of outfield skills and overall tactical awareness.
Golden Gloves classroom session
Dates: April 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18
Session Times: 5:45 to 6:45 pm and 6:45 to 7:45 pm
Location: SaskTel Sports Centre
Cost: $75 or $90 for non-Eastside member
TRAINING DURING THE SEASON:
Session Times: TBD
Cost: $200 or $240 for non-Eastside member
EASTSIDE DEVELOPMENT CENTRE
The Eastside Development Centre (EDC) creates an environment for an athlete focused on developing the five pillars of excellence in sport – Technical, Tactical, Physical, Psychological, and Social. The EDC asks every enrolled athletes to commit to a philosophy of Excellence | Determination | Confidence.
Eastside Soccer offers additional training opportunities within our academy Eastside Development Centre (EDC). Programs offered complement the regular training programs offered by Eastside within players team enviroment.