Preparation equals performance

Preparation in practice and learning to apply those skills for games is naturally a huge focus for us here at Pro1. Here are just two of our Pro-1 students looking sharp in their pre-season games on Saturday thanks to plenty of...

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Practice, Learn, Develop

Pro-1 students having their fitness measurements taken for the Pre-season program. Weight, waist and height measurements are taken at the beginning of the program, mid-way through and at the end as a good way to monitor their progress. 

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Looking at the world through a young goalkeepers eyes 🙌⚽️

What does the young goalkeeper see ? They see a football world of only great players from the likes of Ronaldo, Sanchez, Bale etc being promoted on social media and TV, whilst the goalkeeper is overlooked. They find club training sessions purely orientated...

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Train like you play ⚽️ Play like you train 🙌

For all you goalkeepers young and old playing pre-season friendlies or tournaments here is my advice: Use these games to better your strengths or weaknesses... Practice that side winder... Practice your new starting position... Practice that detail coming for...

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From 9 years old to Pro-1 College student 👏🙌⚽️

A great photo of a young 9 year old L.Kingsley after a session at the Pro-1 Academy. A picture of Loui now aged 17 half way through his 1st term with the Pro-1 full-time goalkeeping college course. The Pro-1 Academy now...

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Train to play

Recently we have been working on transferring what we have learned in training across to live games which can be a process quite a few goalkeepers struggle with. The sooner the players gain experience with real games, the better.

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Does your child choose to take their own goal kicks?

As we know football can be a mental game as well as physical and so the decision not to take goal kicks can be a setback in the development of a young goalkeeper. If your child is struggling with their kicking then get in...

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