linebacker hole tackling drill

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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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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double foot shuffle agility drill

The Double Foot Shuffle Agility Drill

In today’s video blog post, I am sharing a great agility drill called “The Double Foot Shuffle” Agility Drill. The double foot shuffle allows your athlete to work on their left or right movements. While this is an excellent drill for football, it is also a great agility drill to use across many other sports [...]

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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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