Tag: "tackling drills"
Like I’ve said before, learning the tackling fundamentalsis paramount to linebacker success. And while in my last post, we focused on the ideal tackle and tackling situation, today we’re going to look at some drills and techniques that your players can use in specific in game situations. Angled Form Tackling When performing a normal form [...]
Kids hate the wind sprints at the end of practice so why not let them get the benefit of wind sprints while enjoying themselves with this variation. The tackling drill is fast -paced and works well to encourage your non-hitters to give tackling a try.
This is one of the defensive football drills I use every year. It is a basic, no- frills, angle-pursuit drill–very simple, but very effective for any age group. It teaches the defender about proper angles, timing/adjustments, and good form/technique. I’ve been coaching youth football the past 6 years..starting with 1st graders and use this drill [...]
This is one of the football training drills we have started using;we call it the gauntlet. It may not be original but it is a great one to incorporate into your practices. The Gauntlet You line up half the team shoulder to shoulder. The other half lines up across from them (about 5 yards across [...]