Ball Wrestling

Purpose To warm players up while also improving their ability to protect the ball while running down field. Set Up Have the players pair off with teammates of similar speed and size.

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Gauntlet

Purpose To emphasize ball security and running with power and balance. Set Up You’ll need 9 players to help, a QB, and a line of ball carriers. The first 4 players will

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Two Hit Drill

Purpose To work on stance, footwork, and fit position for offensive linemen. Set Up You’ll need 5 offensive linemen and 5 defensive linemen, all on the line of scrimmage about a yard

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Blitz Pickup

Purpose To teach players how to slide and pick up a defender on the move to protect the QB. Set Up You’ll need either cones or agility bags to create two lanes,

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Read and Go Drill

  Purpose To improve ball carrier's vision, agility, and reaction time Drill Setup Running backs all grab a football and form a line Coach stands behind tackling dummy about 5-7 yards in front

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Bags & Cans Drill

Purpose This drill teaches agility and demeanor in traffic. In particular, it teaches running backs to move their hips once they get through the line of scrimmage and into the second

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Football Drills

Zone Mesh Drill

Drill Type:  Defensive Back Drill   Set Up Have your quarterback line up with the runner in the backfield waiting on his signal. On the right side on the other side of

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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, facing each

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single barrel youth football drill

The Single-Barrel Drill

Drill Type:  Running Back Drill Purpose In this youth football drill, the barrel serves as an offensive lineman or an offensive blocker.  And we’re running right behind the blocker, who is blocking

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Football Tutorials

Pitch Drill

Play Type:   Quarterback Drill / Running Back Drill Purpose A good team drill for getting both the quarterback and running back reps throwing and receiving the pitch. Setup The quarterback will start at the

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