Category: Linebacker Drills

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3 Linebacker Tips for Coming Off The Ball!

In today’s video blog post, we are sharing 3 great Linebacker tips for coming off the ball.  As basic as they may seem, these 3 key points will make the difference between safety and injury for your players, and winning or losing the game. 3 Linebacker Tips for Coming Off The Ball! Tip #1 – [...]

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Breaking Down the Linebacker Hole Tackling Drill

In today’s video blog post, we are talking about the “Linebacker Hole Tackling Drill”. This is probably my favorite tackling drill. In this drill, we use four cones to create holes, and the tackler doesn’t know where he is going. He is working on his ability to just “react” and adjust on the move. Note: [...]

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BREAKING DOWN EYE OPENER TACKLING DRILL

Breaking Down the Eye Opener Tackling Drill

In today’s video blog post, we are talking about a fantastic tackling drill called the “Eye Opener Drill”. This tackling drill is designed to maintain a good inline (from tackle-to-tackle) position for linebackers, where they are maintaining an inside out relationship on a ball carrier and making a close and tight inline tackle. There are [...]

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Watch and Learn About the Three Line Ball Drill

Watch and Learn About the Three Line Ball Drill

During the above video, you’ll learn about a great football linebacker drill called the Three Line Ball Drill. This is a reaction drill where the inside guy is going to try to knock the ball down before the other player is able to catch it. Remind your linebackers that it’s important to go through the [...]

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Get Your Linebackers Ready to Tackle with These Drills

Today, we’re going to go over a variety of linebacker drills focusing on developing tackling skills (which is an important skill for every linebacker!). Form-Fitted Tackle With the form-fitted tackle, we want to approach the ball carrier in a good hitting position, so we’re going to put the linebacker in the ended position as if [...]

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