Category: Defensive Line Drills

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The Sled Tackle Drill

The Sled Tackle Drill There are a number of different ways to run a good solid, fundamentally sound shed tackle drill. Incorporating a popsicle sled that you can actually let the kids put their hands on and get off of is invaluable, in my opinion. In today’s video blog post, I am sharing my favorite [...]

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rip drill

A Rip Drill Your Players Will Love!

This is a fun drill for the kids that really teaches them how to “Rip”. Many times when we teach kids to pass rush on a Rip drill, they don’t get low enough and they don’t scoop the arm. Anytime we Rip on someone – whether it’s a club rip or a bull rip and [...]

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contact with the football defender

How To Make Proper Contact with the Football Defender

In football, its important to know exactly what should happen with the feet on contact with the block. In today’s video blog post, we are breaking down the exact technique to use to make proper contact with a defender. How To Make Proper Contact with the Football Defender When you are engaging the football defender, [...]

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angle fit tackle drill

Breaking Down the Angle Fit Tackle Drill

In today’s video blog post, we are demonstrating the Angle Fit Tackle Drill.  The Angle Fit Tackle Drill  is just like a normal Fit tackle, with the exception that we are going to come in for the tackle at a 45 degree angle.  We’ll also demonstrate proper stance, head placement and footwork. The Angle Fit [...]

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TACKLING DRILL FOR WORKING THE HIP ROLL

“Explosion Lift” Tackling Drill for Working the Hip Roll

In today’s video blog post, we are featuring an excellent tackling drill that really focuses on working the hip roll, using not only the hips, but also the knees, ankles and waist, which now all become a part of it this important mechanic. “Explosion Lift” Tackling Drill for Working the Hip Roll Sometimes people don’t [...]

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