Category: Offensive Line Drills

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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“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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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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