Hop and Switch

Purpose To work on balance, explosion, and ball control while switching hands. Set Up Grab a football and start off on your right leg, with the ball in your right hand and

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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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Hit The Hole Drill

Purpose To get players reps taking a handoff and exploding through the hole and out into the 2nd level of the defense. Set Up You’ll need 2 cones, a dummy bag, a

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Goal Line Running Drill

Purpose To teach players how to run with power and control and finish off runs at the goal line. Set Up You can have multiple groups running this drill at the same

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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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Settle and Noose Drill

Purpose This drill is designed to help running backs find the space between the linebackers. Set Up Set two bags five yards apart. Coach, quarterback, or another player, stands in front of

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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

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Sideline Catch Drill

  In today's video blog post, we are talking about an excellent sideline catch drill for running backs. In this running back drill, we are going to focus on teaching the

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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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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

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The “Score” Drill

Drill Type:   Running Back Drill Purpose This running back drill focuses on playing close to the goal line, as 4 defenders try to hit and knock the runner to the outside. Set

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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

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