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
Purpose This drill is designed to improve a quarterback’s ability to move up and back and side to side on the football field. Set Up Place four bags together on the field
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
Drill Type: Wide Receiver Drill Purpose This basic wide receiver drill for kids emphasizes good technique of good base, good reach, catch, and tuck. Diagram Execution The receiver turns his back and on command
Purpose This drill is great for not only improving a player’s agility, but also improves their reaction time, and teaches them that they should keep an eye on what’s happening with
Play Type: Quarterback Drill Purpose To develop timing between the quarterback and receiver, teaching the quarterback how to lead the receiver. Setup The quarterback will stand at the line of scrimmage with a ball
Purpose: This team drill will help players to get in the proper stance pre-snap. It will also help them explode on the snap of the ball. Set Up: Players get in lines across
Drill Type: Team Reaction Drill Purpose: Much of football is seeing and reacting as the play develops. This drill will help players learn to read and react. This is similar to the
I came up with this blocking drill for my players who were (1) starting football for the 1st time or (2) were timid about hitting. Every team has players who are afraid to hit.
My primary issue has been adding some excitement to the seemingly boring task of offensive blocking. Recently I achieved some moderate success taking the players through a modified version of the old plank drill.
It may be old school, but kids love to hate this drill. These youth football coaching drills help teach the linemen to explode low, not stand up at the snap. This works for the first practices and for light practices before a game, as a group activity both with and without pads.
If you're looking for football conditioning drills try this one that we do frequently. It keeps the competition in the practice, builds fast feet and endurance, and the athletes love to see their own improvement.
As an offensive line coach one of my favorite football practice drills is the 2 on 2 zone blocking drill.