blind sides football receiver drill

Blind Sides

Purpose To work on reaction time and improve catch radius as well as body control. Set Up Line up 5 cones in a straight line. Stand 10 yards from your partner with

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Wall Catch Football Receiving Drill

Wall Catch

Purpose To work on reaction time and hands. Set Up Start facing a wall with your back to your partner. Instructions Partner throws a ball off the wall without any notice. Player catches

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Goalie Drill for Football Receivers

Goalie Drill

Purpose To work on catching difficult passes. Set Up Grab a partner to act as passer, get into the stance on the LOS, and place net or some other object (a wall,

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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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WR Footwork Drill

WR Footwork Drill

Purpose To improve agility and footwork on the most common and useful cuts WRs will be using in their route tree. Set Up You will need 6 cones. Set the first one

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Goalie Drill

Purpose To work on catching difficult passes. Set Up Grab a partner to act as passer, get into the stance on the LOS, and place net or some other object (a wall,

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Side to Side

Purpose To get players loose and comfortable catching the ball on the move. Drill Setup Have the players separate and form two lines about 5 yards apart, facing each other at the

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Deep Ball Drill

Purpose To teach players how to track the ball and make the catch on deep throws. Set Up Have the WRs line up about 8-10 yards away from the sideline. The QB

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Routes on Air

Purpose To give QBs and WRs a chance to focus exclusively on developing timing and chemistry, without defense. Set Up For this drill you’ll need one football, a center, a QB, and

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Over The Middle Drill

Purpose To develop a players ability to make a variety of catches as they run through the middle of the field. This is also a good accuracy drill for the QB. Set

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Man Press Drill

Purpose To give WRs and DBs a chance to get reps in a 1-on-1 game-like coverage situation. Set Up Have players pair off by size and speed. The first pair will step

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Fade Drill

Purpose To teach QBs the proper way to throw a long, high ball, and to teach WRs how to high point the ball and use change of pace to get open. Set

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Hide and Seek Drill

Purpose To works on a receivers ability to come back to the ball, find a throwing lane, and catch the ball. Set Up You will need a football, a dummy bag and

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Out Route Drill

Purpose This drill covers the last five yards of an out route. Particular attention should be placed on the player sticking his inside leg to make a good outside break and

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Find The Window Drill

Purpose To work on speed, agility, and tackling technique Drill Setup The passer is at line of scrimmage, with a row of defenders 5-10 yards downfield, spread out about 5 yards from

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Game Speed Catches

Purpose Improving catching ability in a variety of situations Drill Setup Setup 2 coaches facing each other 10 yards apart, each with several footballs Player participating in drill lines up between coaches,

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Quick Slant Drill

Purpose Players learn the slant, which is a great play for younger players. Set Up You can have two quarterbacks side-by-side with two receivers to the left and two to the right. Execution

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