Category: Football Drills

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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wide receiver catching

Principles of Catching the Football for Wide Receivers

Principles of Catching the Football for Wide Receivers When coaching wide recievers, you want to be sure to emphasize catching the football with the eyes as well as the hands. A great way to incorporate this skill into your practice is marking the football with visual aids and having the reciever react using the skill [...]

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LATERAL EXPLOSION LINEBACKER DRILL

Linebacker Drill: Lateral Explosion (with hand shivers)

Lately, I’ve been sharing quite a few explosion drills, and today I’ve got an awesome linebacker drill that moves the explosion to a different dimension – the lateral explosion. This linebacker drill develops good foot work, as well as hip alignment to the oncoming offense. Linebacker Drill: Lateral Explosion (with hand shivers) This linebacker drill [...]

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EXPLOSION DRILL LINEBACKER DRILLS

Linebacker Drills for Power: The Explosion Drill

Linebacker Drills for Power: The Explosion Drill If you are looking for an awesome power and explosion drill for your linebackers, you’ve got to check out this out!  This linebacker technique drill uses leverage and good body mechnics to lift an opponent who is coming at him.   With good body position, the linebacker should be [...]

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CRADLE DRILL QUARTERBACK FUNDAMENTALS

Quarterback Fundamentals: The Cradle Drill

A critical phase in teaching quarterback ball carring techniques is teaching your athlete how to run with a secure grasp.  In today’s video blog post, we are breaking down the “Cradle” drill for your quarterback fundamentals training. We demonstrate a great technique that will allow for proper execution of a handoff, a throw or a [...]

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