Shed and Go

Shed and Go drill, designed to seamlessly blend three essential skills – shedding a block, navigating into open space, and executing a tackle.

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45° Drill

This drill, using two cones set in a specific alignment, is designed to teach players how to open their hips and run effectively at angles.

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Sack Drill

Here's a great drill to teach and reinforce correct tackling fundamentals, good footwork, and a nose for the football.

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Karate Football Defensive Line Drill

Karate

Purpose To teach defensive players how to control the hand fight between them and an offensive lineman. Set Up Have players pair off with teammates of similar size and strength, and stand

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Screen Reaction Footbal Defense Drill

Screen Reaction Drill

Purpose To teach defensive lineman how to react to and pursue the ball on a screen pass. Set Up Have four defensive linemen lay down on their backs,with their heads on the

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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 line about 5-7

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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

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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

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Breakthrough Drill

Purpose Teaching runners to stay low, run with power and be decisive Drill Setup Have two defensive players line up side by side with blocking bags Have a third defensive player line

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Inline Tackling Drill

Purpose This drill is a half speed, game-like drill that simulates shedding a block, creating a pursuit angle and stopping a ball carrier at the line of scrimmage. Set Up Set up

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