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three children play football, one kicks the ball, the other gets ready to save it.

Goalkeeping session: guarding the goal

Peter Augustine, FA coach developer, delivers a goalkeeping practice for grassroots players aged 5-11.

Guarding the goal

Multiple goal games

If your players master this game – or find it too hard – try adding a progression. But remember, learning takes time. So don't alter your activity too quickly or too much.   
To help, try using the STEP framework (Youth Sports Trust, 2002). This is a great way to keep things fun, engaging and appropriate. 

If you use this session with your team, let us know how you get on by posting in the England Football Community.