December 8, 2018

Attention Goalkeepers!!!

The XFC offers a unique opportunity in our area…beginning January 2019
REGISTER NOW at www.xfcsoccer.com

Also be sure to give Coach Warford a call 859-353-1593 or drop an email garywarford@upike.edu to indicate your interest in this Goalkeeping opportunity in your area.

The XFC Goal Keeping Academy is a continum of the Eastern Kentucky Goal Keeping Academy created in 2017 to provide quality and specialized training to Goalkeepers in the Eastern Kentucky area. The Goal Keeping Academy is open to both male and females in grades 7-12. The curriculum is based off the United Soccer Coaches (USC) Goalkeeping Diploma courses. All coaches have completed the level 1-2 goalkeeping diplomas through the USC.

Training will take place at UPike facilities in Pikeville, KY and XFC’s home at the HIT Center in Huntington depending upon interest.

Outline of the Goal Keeping Academy Curriculum:

Handling
Basic Basket Catch
High Contour
Side Contour
Collapse Dive
One/Two Hand Parry
Tipping
Front Smother
Footwork
Shuffle
Drop step
Crosses
Ball Line/Angle Arc Positioning
Vertical Positioning
Ball in each third
Lateral Positioning
As ball line moves
Horizontal Positioning
Flank Services
Set Pieces
Corner Kicks
Free Kicks
In Shooting Range
Outside Shooting Range
Long Throws
Breakaways
Communication
Distribution
Feet
Goal Kick
Clearance off ground
Punt
Drop Kick/Half Volley
Bowl
Sling Throw
Baseball Throw