In today's video blog post, we are talking about the "Cup-It Drill", which is a great football drill for incorporating “team-ness”. This is a great team tackling drill, and once
During the above video, you'll learn about a great football linebacker drill called the Three Line Ball Drill. This is a reaction drill where the inside guy is going to try
Today, we're going to go over a variety of linebacker drills focusing on developing tackling skills (which is an important skill for every linebacker!). Form-Fitted Tackle With the form-fitted tackle, we want
During today's blog post, I'm going to share with you a handful of football drills that every linebacker should run through on a regular basis. Around-the-Bag Drill The main idea of this
During the above video, you're going to learn about a youth football drill called the read step drill. During the read step drill, we'll get lines of three linebackers. Oftentimes with this
The above video discusses the "step over" pee wee football drill for linebackers. It's a terrific drill for improving upon your players' agility. The step over drill can either go straight
When you run your football practices, chances are that you spend some time focusing on each of your team's positions. This video is specifically aimed towards your linebackers. During this video,
During this blog post, we're going to talk about individual youth football drills that we use to develop the fundamentals and principles of play for our linebackers. Proper Linebacker Stance The first
Often the difference between a great man to man defensive team and a good one, is the ability not of the corners, but of the linebackers. Here we will deal
Like I've said before, learning the tackling fundamentals is paramount to linebacker success. And while in my last post, we focused on the ideal tackle and tackling situation, today we're going
We put quite a bit of stock into a linebacker's physical abilities - strength, speed, quickness and the like. And there's nothing wrong with that, but much more important is
One luxury that not every coach can afford, and that can make us look so much better at our jobs than we are, are players that can always perform in one
When you think of the greatest linebackers you've ever seen, it's not all big hits, interceptions and fumbles that make them so great - although they're great for the highlight reel.
One of the most important parts of tackling has nothing to do with physical contact, and everything to do positioning and a player’s ability to react to the offensive player. Learning
The goal of this drill is to get the LB's into position as quickly as possible and watching the football. This drill is designed for a 5-3 or a 4-4 defense.
Our philosophy of defense is to pressure the QB. We run a 4-4 defense and this is one of our favorite linebacker drills because all the linebackers get to try offense and defense.
As a linebacker, your ability to read the ball carrier's path and wrap him up safely may be your most important task - you need to be able to see