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About dombrowski32

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  1. Hello, I was wondering if anyone would have any advice for how to solve this issue; I would consider myself pretty good with my feet and able to pass well. I can hit my targets well from just about any range. I have no issue making clean contact with the ball, driving it, with pace, to my target. The only time I run into a problem is when there is no short, medium, or long option that is available, and I am forced to just launch a 50/50 ball up the field. For whatever reason. I never make clean contact on long goalkicks that are purposed for just getting the ball up the field. I am capable of kicking the distance, as I do it when I am targeting a person making a run down the side line. It may just be a mental thing, where I think to much during the run up or something. Any suggestions would be appreciated, thanks.
  2. Coaching Disagreements

    So as a lot of you probably know, or think. There isnt always one technique used for situations. Right now I am at a clinic being trained by a pretty renouned coach in the area, but find myself disagreeing with out of his teachings. Feel free to mention a dif than technique i use or let me know if these coaches are correct. Let me preface this post by saying that this coach is pretty solid. 1. he suggests for Breakaways, using the "K" technique (where you drop one knee) in a 1v1. Im not saying this in incorrect by any means. i see pros use it frequently. I was tought by Brian Jones of st louis goalkeeping (pretty renouned coach in medwest) that this technique leaves you too vaunreable to some taking a touch around you and prohibitts you from taking the ball w your hands if he loses control or react to a shot w footwork and a dive. i respectfully explained my rationale for using a different technique, but each 1v1 rep i woul use the technique i use and did quite well, but was still lectured even after i made saves. not sound arrogant, but when i was playing as forward, i would simply fake a shot and take a touch around the GK in "K" position or even nutmeg a few. none of these GKs faced criticsm i did. 2.The thing i disagreed was this We did a situational drill where someone takes the ball to the touchline and slots the ball across the box to an open striker inside the 18. my usual response to this was to move as quickly as possible forward to narrow the angle as much as possible and get set when the shot somes (as it will most likely be one touch shot) this coach told me to shuffle back to the goaline and face it as it was a normal shot amd just react to it. imo i thought this was absurd. facing a 1 touch shot at the penalty spot while remaining on your line. Unless you have the fastest reflexes or its right at you, i dont think u have much of a chance to save this. A side note, these coaches are very conservative and dont like player expression. during possesion or when im playing as forward for some drills, i get dirty looks for doing skill moves. same w distribution. When i get back passes, i am comfortable enough to play short receive it back and play a driven ball to someone on the wing. from the back I will try long throws to generate an attack or a side volley. of course this always doesnt find the exact target, but it usually doesnt end up in a clear giveaway putting my team jeapordy. my coach wants me to go long on every passback. only throw to wide open ppl at medium distance, and volleys are always just long clearances. Sorry if i sound very concieted.i dont mind to undermine authority, but i just see eye to eye on everything w this coach. its not my teams coach so its just for a week. should i just follow his rules for this short period of time? Let me know if you im way off on any of this. id love feedback.
  3. Hello. I sent you an email previously, but I am interested. My name is Dan. I am 21 years old and live in the United States. I play amatuer and collegiate football right now, but have practiced with my city's semi-pro team regularly. Here are a few videos if have any interest. I would start with the first one. I apologize for the terrible quality of the filming, but it is the only video I have available. The video is divided into Shot stoppin, Crosses, Handling, and distribution. the first one is only about 7 minutes. If anyone else has any critique or tips on my play feel free to comment. Overall Play First half touches on the ball
  4. Staring Wold Cup Goalkeepers

    I'll post the final video later in the spring if people are interested. I'll just being doing some analysis on the GKs and ranking them. Would be interested to see thoughts and to see what you guys think of the rankings. As sports cliche rankings are. Do you guys think Ederson will be starting for Brazil? I think he is deserving of it, but have not kept up on the national situation.
  5. Staring Wold Cup Goalkeepers

    I agree on Hart, but I think Buerki will hold the job or at least play some games
  6. Hey guys, So in the spring I plan on making making a video reviewing and ranking all of the goalkeepers that participating in the World Cup 2018. I will post the video on here if anyone is at all interested when I am finished. The reason I am posting on here is because I am not quite sure who will be the first choice goalkeeper for each country. Any corrections or additions would be appreciated, So fair I have: Russia-Igor Akinfeev Saudi Arabia-Mohammed Al Owais Joe Hart- England Hannes Halldorsson- Icleland France- Hugo Lloris Kasper Schmeichel- Denmark Matt Ryan- Australlia Pedro Gallese-Peru Sergio Romero- Argentina Danijel Subasic- Croatia Nigeria-Not sure because Eneyma is on the fence Ederson-Brazil Roman Buerki-Switzerland Keylor Navas-Costa Rico Vladimir Stojkovic-Serbia Manuel Neuer- Germany Memo Ochoa- Mexico Robin Olsen- Sweden Kim Suny-gyu - South Korea Thibaut Courtois- Belgium Poland- Wojciech Szczesney Columbia- David Ospina Portugal- Rui Patricio Uruguay- Muslera [