40 Yard Buildups

Purpose To get players loose while working on acceleration and running technique. Set Up Have the players line up and spread out on the goal line. Execution On the coach’s...

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Sudden Change

Purpose To improve a quarterback’s footwork and ability to locate his target and make an accurate throw under pressure. Set Up Line up two hula hoops 3-5 yards behind you, one...

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Stops & Starts

Purpose To work on straight line speed, acceleration and deceleration Set Up Line up 5 cones in a straight line, 5 yards apart. Line up at 1st cone. Execution Start off by...

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Deep Ball Drill

Purpose To teach players how to track the ball and make the catch on deep throws. Set Up Have the WRs line up about 8-10 yards away from the sideline. The QB will be in the...

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Routes on Air

Purpose To give QBs and WRs a chance to focus exclusively on developing timing and chemistry, without defense. Set Up For this drill you’ll need one football, a center, a QB,...

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Shuffle and Switch

Purpose To improve ball security and work on keeping center of gravity low and the shoulders squared. Set Up Lay down 4-6 agility bags or pool noodles, 2-3 yards apart. Start...

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Sack Drill

Purpose To teach and reinforce correct tackling fundamentals, good footwork, and a nose for the football. Set Up You’ll need 3 agility bags, 3 cones, and a standup dummy....

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Gauntlet

Purpose To emphasize ball security and running with power and balance. Set Up You’ll need 9 players to help, a QB, and a line of ball carriers. The first 4 players will all be...

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Punch Drill

Purpose To teach and reinforce the proper blocking technique when In pass protection. Set Up Have players get into groups of three, with each group grabbing two blocking...

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Ultimate Football

Purpose To teach players how to read and react to the defense to find open seams in the defense. Set Up This drill can be done a variety of ways, from 3 on 3 to 6 on 7 and...

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Man Press Drill

Purpose To give WRs and DBs a chance to get reps in a 1-on-1 game-like coverage situation. Set Up Have players pair off by size and speed. The first pair will step up, with...

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Open Man Drill

Purpose To teach players how to quickly identify the open receiver and make an accurate pass Set Up Have the receivers spread out all over the field, and a quarterback at the...

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Step Over Bag

Purpose To work on coordination, agility, and field awareness. Set Up Setup 5 agility bags about 2-3 yards apart. You’ll also want to setup 2 cones about 7 yards away from...

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DB Zone Break

Purpose To teach defensive backs how to read the quarterbacks eyes and drive on the ball when in zone coverage. Set Up You’ll need two WRs and a passer, as well as a...

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