Tag: "football agility drills"
Using the running ladder is a great way to improve everything from conditioning, to speed and quicknesss, agility, it covers it all – that’s why it’s a must have for my football practices. There are a huge variety of drills that you can run through, and coaches are always coming to me with their new [...]
Football might be the most grueling, physically demanding sport to play in the world. Putting your players through rigorous full contact drills throughout the week might seem like a good idea, but can often lead to just tiring your players out for game day. That’s why you need to be able to train your players [...]
Over the last couple of decades, a large number of studies have come out that comment on the ineffectiveness of static stretching before engaging in physical activity. Most of these studies suggest that instead of sitting still, holding one stretch for 30-60 seconds, athletes should instead be engaging in what are called dynamic stretches, combining [...]
Speed is a huge asset for any running back – I think that’s something every coach can agree on. But speed in football is more than just running fast, otherwise every track star would be a star on the grid iron. It’s important not only to get in and out of your cuts quickly, but [...]
Once your players have the proper stance and backpedal down pat, it’s time to introduce them to some more advanced defensive back techniques. Namely the weave, the drive, and the open techniques. Which are all vital to your success as a corner or safety. The weave is a lateral run, the drive is used when [...]