Course CoverMaster in Soccer Goalkeeping Coach (Catholic University of Ávila)

You will have the opportunity to voluntarily do your internship in different clubs in Barcelona, including RCD Espanyol or its schools.

Duration: 7 months
Start: Immediate
Degree: Master

You can pay with a single payment or in terms of 3, 6 or 12 months!

Master in Soccer Goalkeeping Coach (Catholic University of Ávila)

With the "Master in Soccer Goalkeeping Coach (Catholic University of Avila)" we will learn to coordinate and direct the goalkeeper training. A task that should only be done by people who have been active goalkeepers and offer their wisdom and lessons to teach.

The theoretical training blocks and the practical tasks that have to be followed must be effective, fast and evaluated. Coordinated movements and repetitions until not only the automation is achieved, but also the internalization of the content to work. All team tasks plus those specifically worked make a goalkeeper, an indispensable player for each team .

Remember that a goalkeeper is the last piece of the team, whenever there is an error or a lack of synchrony with the teammates, it must be corrected.

The perfect goalkeeper is one who has a good physical shape , a complete understanding of the strategic systems of the team and especially the goalkeeper coach that he has.

The Master in Soccer Goalkeeping Coach provides the necessary knowledge for specific goalkeeper training.

F utbolLab devotes the attention of this course to the training for the goalkeeper's training , from the planning of objectives according to age to the evaluation of characteristics, strengths and weaknesses, and the keys to create practices that guarantee the correct evolution and optimal performance of the goalkeeper.

Discover the essential characteristics of a good goalkeeper, how to plan your training and the appropriate methodologies for each case. As a Master in Soccer Goalkeeping Coach you will clarify concepts, you will have pedagogical guidance and you will be able to work with practical applications for the optimal use of the course and its application in your work.


Index of the Soccer Goalkeeping Coach Master
  • 1. Regulatory aspects: the football goalkeeper (3 ECTS credits)
  • 2. General context of the soccer goalkeeper's performance (3 ECTS credits)
  • 3. The goalkeeper in the general organization of a team: responsibilities and expected behaviors. (3 ECTS credits)
  • 4. Coordinative aspects: the goalkeeper technique. General features. (3 ECTS credits)
  • 5. Cognitive aspects: the goalkeeper's tactics. General features. (3 ECTS credits)
  • 6. Conditional aspects: the physical preparation of the goalkeeper. General features. (3 ECTS credits)
  • 7. Volitional aspects: the psychology of the goalkeeper. General features. (3 ECTS credits)
  • 8. Analysis of the technical-tactical behaviors of the soccer goalkeeper: study of intervention / action contexts. Offensive game. Defensive play. The ball in play. The ball out of play. Efficacy / efficiency criteria. (9 ECTS credits)
  • 8.1. Defensive play.
  • 8.1.1. Space defense
  • Direct intervention
  • Indirect intervention
  • 8.1.2. Goal defense.
  • Direct intervention
  • Indirect intervention
  • 8.2. Zones / spaces and defensive risk.
  • 8.3. Areas / spaces and degree of activation.
  • 8.4. Objective defensive risk:
  • 8.4.1. direct completion
  • 8.4.2. indirect completion
  • 8.5. Temporary commitment of the actions of the rival.
  • 8.6. Collective defensive game of the soccer goalkeeper: common behaviors.
  • 9. Track the soccer goalkeeper's competition: tools. Design of observation sheets. Direct and indirect observation: live vs video. The pre and postpartum report. (6 ECTS credits)
  • 10. Methodological approach: soccer goalkeeper training. From competitive reality to everyday practice. (6 ECTS credits)
  • 10.1. Background situations
  • 10.2. Triggers triggers
  • 10.3 Task design: from simplicity to complexity. Decision making. Impact on the perceivative-decision-executing mechanism. Relevance of stimuli, intensities, specificity, times, etc.
  • 10.4 Training with the group: the goalkeeper coach participates in the approach, design and assessment of tasks.
  • 11. The training goalkeeper and the performance goalkeeper. (3 ECTS credits)
  • 12. The goalkeeper coach: the role within the coaching staff. (3 ECTS credits)
  • 13. Final Project (12 ECTS credits)
  • This university master's degree can be taken by:

    • Graduates / Graduates in Physical Activity and Sports Sciences.
    • Qualified trainers.
    • Technicians with football experience.

    The accreditation of these requirements will be validated at the time of registration by the admissions department of FUTBOLLAB.

This master's degree is issued by the AVILA CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY and has 45 ECTS credits ( 1125 teaching hours).

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