Archive for May, 2011
It may be old school, but kids love to hate this drill. These youth football coaching drills help teach the linemen to explode low, not stand up at the snap. This works for the first practices and for light practices before a game, as a group activity both with and without pads.
I call this the No Quit Drill. I set it up as a 2 on 1 drill. This is not intended to be a blocking technique drill, but rather a “do whatever you need to do to get to the person with the ball drill”. It is one of those free football drills that is worth adding to your practices.
Adding competition to your football practice is a great way to engage your players and teach them new skills or polish the ones they already. Here are two drills that work especially well with middle school age players. Lineman Limbo Tie a stout rope between the goal posts. Have the offensive and defensive linemen line [...]
Coming up with new ideas for various football drills for positions can sometimes be a challenge. Here are two drills that we use often.
The focus of these drills is on football fundamentals, specifically–basic blocking. The blocking drills are step by step drills to learn the proper position, stance and principles with blocking.