Match Hips Drill

Purpose To teach defensive players how to sink their hips and react to a WR. Drill Setup Have players pair off with players of similar speed and size, and have the defensive...

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Shed Block Drill

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...

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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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Bad Ball Drill

Purpose To work on a players ability to make difficult catches. Set Up Have the receivers form a single file line, and stand about 15-20 yards in front of it. You’ll also need...

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1 V 1 Pass Rush

Purpose To work on pass rush moves and finishing the play in a game situation. Set Up Have five offensive linemen and five defensive linemen line up across from each other....

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Fill The Gap Drill

Purpose To teach proper pursuit and tackling techniques. Set Up Line up 4 dummy bags about 2 yards apart, with a final cone 5 yards after the last bag. You’ll also need two...

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The Redirect Drill

Drill Type:  Defensive Line Drill Purpose This defensive line drill focuses on having a quick reaction, getting across the line, finding the ball, and getting to it in the...

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