We run what is called “up-downs” for our [tag]conditioning drills for football[/tag]. If your team is competitive, this is an excellent [tag]football drill[/tag].
- Start on one sideline.
- Divide your team into several lines (depending upon team numbers) with equal number of players/line.
- The first group will run the width of the [tag]football[/tag] field starting on a called out number using our cadence.
- Every line will go through the same type of run with the player in the group who finishes first moving up a group and the last finisher dropping down a group.
If any person jumps or slow out off the ball, that group will do pushups before they return on the run back.
Depending upon your [tag]conditioning goal[/tag], this may be 10 to 20 sprints w/competition and a short rest between. We try to teach snap discipline along with acceleration in a competitive format. Of course the first group can only have a person move down.