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Effective Defensive Lineman Drills
For 99˘, Football Parents, Developmental League Coaches and
Self-Coached Players discover how to build muscle memory with these defensive
lineman drills ...
Reacting to the Snap Drills,
Defeating the Blocker Drills,
Pass Rush Drills and
that professional coaches use to teach their players.
"How To Play Better Football"
Discover 18 important defensive lineman drills the pros use with
this 8 panel HowToPlay.com brochure and then , more importantly, find out the
skills they relate to in
Effective Defensive Line Mechanics.
Selections directly from
Effective Defensive Lineman Mechanics
Here's a couple of sections exactly as they
appear in "EFFECTIVE DEFENSIVE LINE DRILLS"!!!
Goal: Teach the DL to react quickly to the
movement of the Offensive Lineman (OL)… Description: Set up 3 cones in a
triangle about 10 yards apart. Two linemen face each other in the middle between
two cones with a designated ball carrier at the third cone. The player facing
the ball carrier is the defender, the other player the OL. The coach stands
behind the DL signaling the direction and the snap count. On the command, the
ball carrier runs in a straight line to the designated cone, while the OL blocks
accordingly. The DL reacts to the movement of the OL, controls and escapes the
OL making the tackle before the ball carrier reaches the cone. The defender's
shoulders and hips stay square to the Line of Scrimmage (LOS), the feet stay
moving and the hands/arms control and escape the OL. After the DL gets
comfortable with the Drill, bring in 'real' OL and Running backs to increase
intensity and speed… Equipment: 3 cones, 1 ball when run with offensive
"How To Play Better
Goal: Teach Defensive Line (DL) pursuit
angles... Description: A ball carrier makes lateral movement from the
backfield to the sidelines, then cuts up the field. The DL moves laterally with
the ball carrier until the ball carrier make the cut up field. At the cut, the
DL comes in to make the tackle. In wide pursuit situations, the DL closest to
the ball makes the tackle while the other DL makes their pursuit angle towards
the numbers on the field. For each offensive player the DL pass, the DL pursuit
angle becomes 5 yards deeper... Equipment: Ball"
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