Wall ball

  • Organisation

    The goalkeeper trainer stands with balls approximately 11-20 meters away from the goal. Roughly 8 meters away from the goal, a barrier is set up between the goal and the trainer, which is a meter off the ground and closed. The goalkeeper stands in the goal
  • Process

    The goalkeeper trainer shoots or throws the balls at the goal. He can shoot/throw the balls under, through, to the side of or over the barrier. 1: Curl the ball over the wall 2: Shoot the ball under the wall 3: Throw the ball over the wall Resources: 1 field goal
  • Tip

    : The goalkeeper sees the ball really late. As a result his response time is significantly reduced. -Because of the delay of the ball’s arrival into the goalkeeper’s field of vision and the delayed awareness of the trajectory, the goalkeeper also has significantly less time to calculate the move and is forced to anticipate quicker. - The goalkeeper’s aim is to hold onto the ball. If he’s unable to do this he should parry the ball to the side.
  • Field size

    Penalty area.


Ballskill (Touch on the ball)


Positional play


Speed of movement off the ball, Speed of movement with ball

Strength [Leaping strength, Leaping power, Power & Speed]


Quickness of reaction, Quick understanding of danger, Quick anticipation, Flexibility, Quick decisioning, Quick processing

Training Set:

Main point/Emphasis


U14 - U19

U6 - U13 [Under 13, Under 12, Under 11, Under 10, Under 09, Under 8, U 07 (6-7 years)]


30 min

Number of Players:

1 - 5 players [Player, 2 players, 3 players, 4 players]

Form of Training:

Goalkeeper training, Individual training, Individual training, Group training

Participating Players:



Alone training, Groups, Goalkeeper behaviors, Alone training

Skill Level:

Beginner, Advanced, Professional

Spatial Behavior:

Penalty box

Training Location:

Turf field, Grass field, Indoor, Forest/meadow, Asphalt

Author: Easy2Coach EN GmbH

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