Techniques on blind ball plays, closing gaps, and effective tackling for heightened defensive prowess.
Learn the right techniques to make plays on the ball while staying in sync with the receiver.
Purpose: To take the techniques we have established in the press man transition drill and apply them to a game-like situation. Setup: Have players pair off with a teammate and form a line,
Pair up players for footwork and arm placement practice. Improve defense and dominate on the field!
Learn the correct approach to jamming receivers with expert tips and step-by-step instructions. Elevate your defensive skills and dominate the game!
Develop your ability to read the QB, break on the ball, and make crucial interceptions. This dynamic exercise is perfect for players looking to take their game to the next level.
Develop the proper foundation for a defensive backs footwork and technique when moving in pass coverage.
The defensive back needs to be able to move in any direction as soon as the ball is snapped, which is why they have a more compact stance in comparison to linebackers. This is a great drill to teach and emphasize the importance of starting every play in a good defensive back stance.
This is a great fundamentals drill that teaches defensive players how to sink their hips and quickly react to a wide receiver.
Ball-hawking is a skillful technique of stealing the ball away from an opponent. This drill is great for developing a defensive back’s ballhawking instincts.
If you are looking for a great combination drill, this one is awesome for working on footwork, agility and developing ballhawking instincts.
This is a great drill to teach and reinforce the proper technique when backpedaling and changing direction.
Purpose To work on a defensive back’s awareness, recognition, and ballhawking instincts. Set Up You’ll need a passer on the LOS, and a WR on either side of him, about 10 yards
Purpose To work on defeating blocks, pursuit, and tackling. Drill Setup You’ll need a coach with a blocking shield, and a tackling dummy. The defensive players should form a line about 5-7
Purpose To teach defenders how to attack the ball as they make the tackle. Drill Setup Have players break off into groups of 3 - a passer, a receiver, and a defender.
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
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