Category: Defensive Line Drills

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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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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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Tackling Basics: The 4 Point Explosion Drill

Tackling Basics: The 4 Point Explosion Drill This tackling basics drill relates to not only tackling, but also taking on a block, shutting a block and attacking. A basic principle of football is developing the rolling of the hips on contact when you are a defensive player. To a certain degree, this applies to people [...]

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EYE OPENER TACKLING DRILL

The Eye Opener Tackling Drill

In this video, we are demonstrating “The Eye Opener Tackling Drill”. This is a fantastic tackling drill that has been used throughout the years because it incorporates good tackling technique, as well as working the feet, which is an important part of any football maneuver. This is a great drill for linebackers, but it’s not [...]

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