Welcome to the Shutout Goalkeeper Program (SGP) 🧤, designed to allow aspiring goalkeepers to improve and sharpen their skills ⚽. Our program, led by Paul Royal, the Women's Head Coach of La Salle University and a former professional goalkeeper 🏟️, focuses on ball handling 🙌, diving 🏊♂️, 1 v 1 situations 🥅, and distribution 🎯.
At SGP, we are dedicated to helping our goalkeeper students succeed and excel with their teams 🌟.
Birth Years (2015 to 2008) 16 Student Maximum
What to expect at the Shutout Goalkeeper Program? ⚽
- Professional Guidance: Receive expert coaching from Paul Royal, a former professional goalkeeper and the Women's Head Coach of La Salle University. His extensive experience and knowledge will be at your disposal 🏆🧤.
- Skill Enhancement: SGP is designed to help you improve and sharpen your goalkeeping skills 🛠️. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced goalkeeper, you can expect to see noticeable progress in your abilities 📈.
- Comprehensive Training: Our curriculum covers a wide range of crucial goalkeeping skills, including shot stopping, diving, distribution, 1 v 1 situations, cutting down angles, dealing with crosses, and footskills ⚽🙌. You'll get a well-rounded training experience.
- Real Game Scenarios: Training emphasizes practical, game-like situations. This means you'll be prepared to handle the challenges you'll face on the field, making you a more effective and confident goalkeeper 💪.
- Small Class Sizes: With a maximum of 16 students per session, you can expect personalized attention and ample opportunities for individualized coaching and feedback 🧑🤝🧑👥.
- Top-Notch Instruction: Rest assured that you are receiving top-notch instruction and guidance from a coach with a proven track record in goalkeeper training 📚👨🏫.
- Improved Confidence: As you develop and refine your skills, you'll gain confidence in your abilities as a goalkeeper, which can have a positive impact on your overall performance 💯👊.
- The Difference of Dedicated Training: By enrolling in SGP, you'll experience firsthand the difference that dedicated, focused training can make in your game ⚡🎯. You'll be better prepared to make crucial saves and contribute to your team's success 🚀⚽.
- Shot stopping 🛑: Goalkeepers need to be able to make saves against a variety of different shots, including low, hard drives, high, looping balls, and shots from close range 🎯. Training focuses on proper positioning, footwork, and technique for making saves with the hands, body, and feet 🦶.
- Diving 🏊♂️: Goalkeepers must be able to dive to make saves on shots that are out of reach or difficult to get to with the hands 👐. Training focuses on proper technique for diving to both sides, as well as how to get back up quickly after making a save 🚀.
- Distribution 🎯: Goalkeepers need to be able to distribute the ball accurately and effectively to their teammates 🤝. Training focuses on footwork and technique for throwing the ball, as well as how to judge the best times and places to pass the ball 🦵.
- 1 v 1 🥅: Goalkeepers need to be able to handle one-on-one situations effectively, whether it's making a save against an attacker or coming off their line to challenge a shot 💪. Training focuses on proper positioning and technique for dealing with these situations 🧤.
- Managing Angles 🔍: Goalkeepers need to be able to position themselves effectively to cut down the angle and make it harder for attackers to score 🥅. Training focuses on proper positioning and movement to maximize the goalkeeper's coverage of the goal 🚧.
- Dealing with crosses ⚽: Goalkeepers need to be able to handle crosses effectively, whether it's catching the ball, punching it clear, or coming off their line to intercept it 🙌. Training focuses on proper positioning, technique, and decision-making for dealing with crosses ✋.
- Foot-Skills 🦶: Goalkeepers need to be able to control and pass the ball accurately with their feet, as well as use their feet to make saves ⚽. Training focuses on footwork, ball control, and technique for using the feet in different situations 🏃♂️.
Dates/Times 2024 🗓️
Group 1 (Birth Years 2015 to 2012)
January 7, 21, 28 | February 4, 18, 25 - Sunday's
3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
Group 2 (Birth Years 2011 to 2008)
January 7, 21, 28 | February 4, 18, 25 - Sunday's
4:15 PM to 5:30 PM
- Champions Center, 1A Coleman Court, Southampton, NJ 08088 🏟️📍🌆
Cost and Payment:
- 💲 6-week Training Cost: $250
- 💻 Payment Method: Payment is made through the provided registration link sent after application approval.
- ❌ Cancelation Policy: Please note that there are no refunds for cancelations made within 14 days prior to the program's start date.
Application and Evaluation Process for Shutout Goalkeeper Clinic: 📝
To ensure a positive training experience for all students, all new prospective students are required to complete an application and evaluation process. This step allows our staff to assess each student's skills and determine the most suitable training environment.
Submit Your Application 📝
- Start by completing the application form below. Your application is the first step to join our SGC program. 🌟
Evaluation Invitation 📅
- Once we receive your application, our team will carefully review it. If it aligns with our program's objectives and requirements, you'll be invited to an evaluation session. This step is crucial to determine if SGC is the right fit for you. 🧐
Acceptance into the Shutout Goalkeeper Clinic 🎉
- After a successful evaluation, you'll be accepted into the SGC and receive registration information for the 2024 Winter SGC.
Important Notice for Current or Returning Students:
- If you have already participated in Universal Soccer Academy programs in 2023, you do not need to undergo re-evaluation. Instead, please email us at info@universalsoSGCeracademy.com to receive the registration information you need. ⚽📧👟