This is a great quarterback drill to teach and reinforce the proper foot work for the t-step when scrambling out of the pocket.
Players will work through a series of drills designed to improve their ball handling and ball security in this fundamental lineback drill.
Here's a fantastic linebacker drill that emphasizes the importance of good footwork and keeping your eyes on the football.
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
Drill Type: Linebacker Drill Purpose This linebacker drill teaches players to maintain a good hitting position, bending at the knees and staying in that proper position at all times. Set Up Use
This is probably my favorite tackling drill. In this drill, we use four cones to create holes, and the tackler doesn't know where he is going. He is working on
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
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,
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
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
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
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
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
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
If you are looking for an awesome power and explosion drill for your linebackers, you've got to check out this out! This linebacker technique drill uses leverage and good
So many times, you'll see offensive players try to cut you to keep you from getting to the football. We need to give our players some focal points that will