The 3 Building Blocks Every Defensive Lineman Needs

Some coaches believe that the game is won or lost in the trenches, and it’s easy to see why. With extra time in the pocket, or bigger running lanes, it can make your offense’s job quite a bit easier. That is why the front four are so important to your defense, because if they can…

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Key Linebacker Skills – Beating The Cut Block

If you want a strong run defense, you need to have strong linebackers. And that doesn’t mean they have to be superstars, flying over the offensive line for a sack every play, but they do need to be ready to contain and attack the ballcarrier every single down. And while most linebackers are well versed…

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Coaching Defensive Backs – Teaching The Fundamentals

I have long held the belief that in professional sports, there is no athlete more impressive than the cornerback. They’re almost like secret agents – swift, with deft feet and hands, and any little mistake they make can be potentially disastrous for the entire defense. Wide receivers are generally just as fast, and most of…

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