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Wednesday, 12 February 2014 13:45

February Sessions Update

February Sessions Update

Following on from last weeks session cancellation due to the bad weather, unfortunately tonights (12th) session is also now off, once again due to the terrible weather. Although we are on the "all weather" surface I don't just want to put on sessions for the sake of it and this awful weather will affect the quality of the session and the enjoyment for the children and we also have to take their health and welfare into account.

 

There is no scheduled session next Wednesday (19th) due to half term so hopefully the weather will have calmed down enough for us to resume on Wednesday 26th February.

 

March fees will be adjusted down with payments for February already made taken into account. I will advise you nearer the time.

 

See you all on the 26th (hopefully!)

Monday, 23 December 2013 14:13

Under 11 Goalkeeper Required

Under 11 Goalkeeper Required

Castle Combe Colts U11s need a goalkeeper. They are rotating players between the sticks and are looking for a named keeper who is keen, and wants to play every week. 

 

They play in the second level of the Mid Wilts league - on Saturday mornings this season.

 

Any goalkeeper interested please contact Trevor Newman on 07970 196796

Wednesday, 27 November 2013 08:59

December & January Sessions

December & January Sessions

Sessions in December will take place on Wednesday 4th, 11th and 18th

 

There will be NO sessions on 25th December or 1st January

 

We will start back again on Wednesday 8th January  

Wednesday, 20 November 2013 23:47

Bedwell to Appear

Bedwell To Appear

Swindon Town professional goalkeeper Leigh Bedwell will be a guest coach on Wednesday 27th October.

 

Leigh has attended previously as a guest coach at both a regular Wednesday session and he also helped coach on the Summer two day camp in June.

 

All the young goalkeepers will enjoy working with Leigh!

Monday, 28 October 2013 07:30

Next Session

Next Session

 

Just a quick reminder to all goalkeepers that there is no session this Wednesday 30th October due to half term.

 

The next session will be Wednesday 6th November.

Tuesday, 08 October 2013 16:05

County Honours For Arie

County Honours For Arie

Congratulations go to former Steve Hale Goalkeeping School member,  Arie Peursum, who has come through a recent trial procedure to be selected for the Wiltshire County Under 16 Squad for the coming season.

 

Arie will take his place in the squad for the trip to Devon on Sunday 17th November and everybody at Steve Hale Goalkeeping School would like to wish Arie the best of luck.

 

It's great to see his hard work and dedication has paid off to achieve the honour of representing his County.

 

Wednesday, 14 August 2013 14:34

Re-Opening

Re-Opening!

Steve Hale Goalkeeping School will be re-opening for the 7th successive season on Wednesday 4th September.

 

Please see the courses page for details and to download an application form. 

Sunday, 07 July 2013 15:26

Under 10 Goalkeeper Required

Under 10 Goalkeeper Required

Swindon Supermarine U10s need a goalkeeper for the coming season. They currently do not have one at all.

 

They will be playing in Div 2 of the NWDL after winning Div 4 comfortably in their first season together.

 

Any goalkeeper interested please contact Tim Lewis on 07748 655574

Sunday, 23 June 2013 11:56

Two Day Course Success

Two Day Course Success

Over the weekend of Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th June 2013, 34 young goalkeepers took part in a two day goalkeeping course.

 

The weather over the weekend could have been better for the time of year and the group encountered a couple of periods of rainfall but this did not put the goalkeepers off or the coaching team of Steve Hale, James Whitlock, Mark Scott and Swindon Town Goalkeeper Leigh Bedwell.

 

The goalkeepers worked on general handling and footwork, shot-stopping from central areas and wide angles, one v ones, dealing with crosses, distribution and some game situation work where we looked at their starting position in relation to the ball and also the type of communication and organisation they should be looking to use. They also finished each day with some fun penalty shoot outs and Goalkeeper Wars which also saw former Swindon Town goalkeeper Mark Scott take on current Swindon Town Goalkeeper Leigh Bedwell at Goalkeeper Wars much to the delight of the watching young goalkeepers!

 

Each goalkeeper received a certifcate and trophy for taking part in the weekend and there were two further awards:

 

Charlie Stockley was presented with a free pair of "Pro Grip" goalkeeping gloves for showing a great attitude and helping others. The main award of "Top Goalkeeper" was judged on the 3 "A"s of Attitude, Application and Ability and this went to one of the younger goalkeepers in the whole group, Thomas Norcott much to his surprise and delight judging by the big beaming smile on his face!

 

The facilities at Beversbrook Sports Facility were excellent and our thanks go to them.

 

The weekend was a great success all-round with some good feedback received from parents and goalkeepers alike. Numerous photographs were taken during the weekend and they are on the gallery page of this website so have a look at them. These can also please be found on "Steve Hale Goalkeeping School Facebook Page". 

 

It was great to see so many children interested in goalkeeping and they all worked really hard so well done to all goalkeepers that took part!

 

 

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