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There are physical advantages that make the truly great receivers exceptional – like Randy Moss for example. And it is possible to improve your speed and quickness – but for the most part what separates great receivers from good ones is their level of concentration, and their consistency in maintaining that level of concentration. That’s [...]
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 [...]
We put quite a bit of stock into a linebacker’s physical abilities – strength, speed, quickness and the like. And there’s nothing wrong with that, but much more important is how they are able to transfer those physical abilities into tackles. If a player is quick physically, but slow to react in his mind to [...]
Getting in and out of your cuts as quick as possible is one of the most important athletic attributes that a player can have in football. While top end speed is obviously a huge advantage when players have a chance to use it, (i.e.: kickoffs, deep passes, etc.), there are quite a few more situations [...]
Ball security. Protecting the rock. Cradling the egg. Whatever you want to call it, preventing fumbles is invaluable, and almost expected from your runners. While a coach can live with an interception here and there – it’s part of the risk of passing the ball, a fumble will drive him absolutely crazy. It’s extremely easy [...]