Tag: "defensive tackle football drills"
Today, I’m going to share with you a number of youth football defensive drills that are perfect for pass rush situations. Draw and Screen Drill We do this youth football defensive drill with the pop-up dummies. As you know, in planning practice it’s very hard in your team period to get many screens involved. The [...]
During this blog post, we’re going to talk about several non-contact tackling and pursuit drills that are perfect for your youth football players. Angle Tackle Drill The first drill we’re looking at is angle tackle. The cones should be set up two yards by two yards. The inside cones are two yards apart, which makes [...]
As a defensive lineman, getting a good jump on the football can be a huge boost – or bane. If they fly past the defensive lineman and the ball ends up going in a different direction than they thought, it can be very easy for an offensive lineman to keep the d-lineman out of the [...]
Once you’ve got your basic defensive line moves down, the next thing you’re going to want to work on is the counter step. Eventually the offensive lineman is going to see your devastating rip move coming, so you’re going to have to learn how to step with the right foot and counter back to their [...]
There are three pressure points in our arms, and learning how to use these joints to create leverage against a blocker can be a huge advantage for any defensive lineman. The following defensive football drills are simple, and easy to practice – you only need a willing partner and enough space that you can both [...]