Linebacker Agility Drill

Purpose To work on speed, agility, and tackling technique Drill Setup Place 4 cones in a zig zag pattern, roughly 5 yards apart from each other. Place a tackling dummy about 7

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Football Drills

Cutback Drill

Purpose If you find that your players are constantly overcommitting and allowing large cutback lanes, this is a great drill to teach them how to stop and contain the ball carrier. Set

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Wave Drill

Play Type:     Linebacker Drill Purpose Teach runners to attack the hole and drive hard, and teach tackling positions to read a ball carrier and stop the attack. Setup Players in two lines,

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draw and screen youth football defensive drill

Draw and Screen Drill

Drill Type:   Pass Rush Drill Purpose Allows players to gain better take-off, great movement and acceleration to the quarterback. Set Up Set up 4 pop up dummies onthe line of scrimmage. Place

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Football Defense Drills

Peel Drill

Drill Type: Linebacker Drill Purpose: It's rare that your linebackers will ever have a straight lane to the ballcarrier - they will usually have to shed at least one, and maybe two

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Defense Drills

Open Field Tackling

Drill Type: Team Drill Purpose: In this tackling drill drill, we're going to recreate an open field situation and focus on tackling. Set Up: Place your players ten yards apart. Execution: With the bag (or

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Linebacker Drills

Score Tackling Drill

Purpose This tackling drill isolates the linebacker and puts him in a position where they have to make a read and wrap up the ball carrier one on one. Set Up Set

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around the bag football drill

Around-the-Bag Drill

Drill Type:   Linebacker Drill Purpose This linebacker drill focuses on preventing overextension. Set Up Places 1 bag (or 3 cones) between the 0 and 5 yard lines. Execution The offensive man will initiate

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Football Tutorials

Tug Of War Drill

Drill Type:   Lineman Conditioning Purpose This conditioning drill teaches the linemen to explode low, not stand up at the snap. Setup Get a tug-of-war rope -   the thicker and heavier the better

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SHED TACKLE DRILL

The Shed Tackle Drill

There are a number of different ways to run a good solid, fundamentally sound shed tackle drill.    Incorporating a popsicle sled that you can actually let the kids put

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EYE OPENER TACKLING DRILL

The Eye Opener Tackling Drill

In this video, we are demonstrating "The Eye Opener Tackling Drill". This is a fantastic tackling drill that has been used throughout the years because it incorporates good tackling technique,

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