Offensive Line Drills

figure eight footwork drill

The “Figure 8” Circle Footwork Drill

The “Figure 8” Circle Footwork Drill The Figure 8 is something that you should incorporate into your practice plan every day. It is fantastic drill for quick footwork, that uses PVC pipes that are made into 2 circles, and your players will basically run in a figure 8 pattern around the PVC circle route that [...]

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How To Make Proper Contact with the Football Defender

In football, its important to know exactly what should happen with the feet on contact with the block. In today’s video blog post, we are breaking down the exact technique to use to make proper contact with a defender. How To Make Proper Contact with the Football Defender When you are engaging the football defender, [...]

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3 Awesome Run Play Drills for Explosive Power!

In today’s video blog post, we are talking about 3 excellent run play drill sets that will add explosion to your players moves – the “Sled Punch”, the “Two-Point Explosion” and the “Shade Explosion”. Sled Punch Run Play Drill Progression 1:  The player is going to shoot his hands into the sled, with thumbs at [...]

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Quarterback Drills

ESSENTIAL CONDITIONING DRILLS

Essential Conditioning Drills for Training The Feet

There is never a substitute for great feet for a quarterback. In today’s video blog post, I am sharing some essential conditioning drills for training the feet to be quick and agile. Essential Conditioning Drills for Training The Feet Jump Rope Drills Put some duct tape or athletic tape down on the ground in the [...]

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LONG TOSS DRILL

Long Toss Drill for Quarterback Arm Strengthening

The arm is an expression of what we are as a quarterback. I have often wondered “what is a drill that I can do, simply by throwing the ball, that will strengthen my arm?” You often see pitchers throwing a lot of long balls. This is a drill derived from that, plus it encompasses all [...]

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Quarterback Drop Fundamentals

Quarterback Drop Fundamentals In today’s video blog post, I am sharing an awesome set of drills for working on the Quarterback Drop. Great for pre-practice, warm-up or end of practice conditioning, these quarterback drop drills will help you coach your quarterbacks more efficiently! Tandem Drops This is a basic drop drill where you will direct [...]

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Running Back Drills

figure eight footwork drill

The “Figure 8” Circle Footwork Drill

The “Figure 8” Circle Footwork Drill The Figure 8 is something that you should incorporate into your practice plan every day. It is fantastic drill for quick footwork, that uses PVC pipes that are made into 2 circles, and your players will basically run in a figure 8 pattern around the PVC circle route that [...]

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popcorn agility drill

The Popcorn Agility Drill

This is a fantastic warm up and agility drill that we like to do to get the eyes and hands ready to go. This agility drill allows players to work on both agility and catching the football. Breaking Down the Popcorn Agility Drill In this agility drill, the coach is going to throw the player [...]

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More Awesome Run Play Drills for Explosive Power!

In today’s video blog post, we are continuing to talk about more awesome run play drills for explosive power!  Included in this video are demonstrations of the “Base Drill, “Triangle Drill”, “Cross Face Drill”, and the “Push/Pull Drill”. More Awesome Run Play Drills for Explosive Power! Base Drill The purpose of this drill is to [...]

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Linebacker Drills

BALL CUT TACKLE DRILL

Block Protection: The Ball Cut Tackle Drill

So many times, you’ll see offensive players try to cut you to keep you from getting to the football. We need to give our players some focal points that will help them defeat that block.  You need to teach your players how to take on a block, how to get off a block, and then [...]

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SHED TACKLE DRILL

The Shed Tackle Drill

There are a number of different ways to run a good solid, fundamentally sound shed tackle drill.  Incorporating a popsicle sled that you can actually let the kids put their hands on and get off of is invaluable, in my opinion.  In this video, I share my favorite Shed Tackle Drill, which really focuses on explosion, escape [...]

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3 Linebacker Tips for Coming Off The Ball!

In today’s video blog post, we are sharing 3 great Linebacker tips for coming off the ball.  As basic as they may seem, these 3 key points will make the difference between safety and injury for your players, and winning or losing the game. 3 Linebacker Tips for Coming Off The Ball! Tip #1 – [...]

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Defensive Line Drills

BALL CUT TACKLE DRILL

Block Protection: The Ball Cut Tackle Drill

So many times, you’ll see offensive players try to cut you to keep you from getting to the football. We need to give our players some focal points that will help them defeat that block.  You need to teach your players how to take on a block, how to get off a block, and then [...]

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breaking down the side line tackle drill

Breaking Down The Side Line Tackle Drill

So many times as a coach, one of the most frustrating mis-tackles that we see our players make is that tackle when the ball carrier is running own the sideline, and all he really needs to do as a defensive player is force him out of bounds. In this video blog post,  I am sharing [...]

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SHED TACKLE DRILL

The Shed Tackle Drill

There are a number of different ways to run a good solid, fundamentally sound shed tackle drill.  Incorporating a popsicle sled that you can actually let the kids put their hands on and get off of is invaluable, in my opinion.  In this video, I share my favorite Shed Tackle Drill, which really focuses on explosion, escape [...]

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Defensive Back Drills

figure eight footwork drill

The “Figure 8” Circle Footwork Drill

The “Figure 8” Circle Footwork Drill The Figure 8 is something that you should incorporate into your practice plan every day. It is fantastic drill for quick footwork, that uses PVC pipes that are made into 2 circles, and your players will basically run in a figure 8 pattern around the PVC circle route that [...]

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SHED TACKLE DRILL

The Shed Tackle Drill

There are a number of different ways to run a good solid, fundamentally sound shed tackle drill.  Incorporating a popsicle sled that you can actually let the kids put their hands on and get off of is invaluable, in my opinion.  In this video, I share my favorite Shed Tackle Drill, which really focuses on explosion, escape [...]

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Breaking Down the Side Tackle

Breaking Down the Side Tackle Football is a game of angles, and we must be great side tackling defensive players. We want to be able to put our youngsters in a position to have thousands of repetitions making good tackles. Yet we don’t want to put them in situations where they are always pounding on [...]

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