Category: Football Drills

ELIMINATE FALSE STEPS

Eliminate False Steps with The Read Step Drill

Eliminate False Steps with The Read Step Drill Many youth football players are slow to the point of attack because they make a simple mistake–they false step. False stepping is taking a wasted step away from the direction you are wanting to move in. In today’s competitive football environment, any wasted movement that slows a […]

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CUT OFF BLOCK DRIL

Breaking Down The Offensive Line “Cut Off Block”

Many coaches don’t spend enough time working on the Cut Off Block. Generally used on running plays, the Cut-off block allows a defensive player to come free, or untouched, across the line of scrimmage. After that happens, an offensive lineman deliberately gets in the way of this on-rushing defender. This block is sometimes called an […]

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MIRROR DRILL RUNNING BACK PASS PROTECTION

Running Back Pass Protection & “The Mirror Drill”

Running Back Pass Protection & “The Mirror Drill” Pass protection is one of the most important skills that you need to emphasize to your running backs, and one of the greatest drills that you can do to work on pass protection skills is “The Mirror Drill”. It teaches a player to keep their body in […]

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shoulder catch drill for wide receivers

“Over The Shoulder Catch” Drill for Wide Receivers

“Over The Shoulder Catch” Drill for Wide Receivers The “Over The Shoulder Catch” Drill for Wide Receivers is a great drill to really warm up the hands. It emphasizes the mechanics and techniques used when catching a deep ball and also reinforces the importance of keeping your eyes on your hands and the ball. So […]

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WIDE RECEIVER DRILLS CUT AND CATCH

Wide Receiver Drills: The Cut & Catch Drill

There are many important components of catching the football. 1. Focus on the front stripe of the ball. 2. Keep your body balanced as much as possible. 3. Extend your arms and attack the ball to cut down the flight time. 4. Relax your body. 5. Adjust to the ball. 6. Lock it away quickly. […]

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