Watch as Coach Tim Oehrlein explains and shows video clips of this quarterback warmup drill. The QBs have several different types of drops such as catch and throw, rhythm 3, 3 and hitch, 3 and […]
Watch as Coach Malcolm Agnew explains and shows video clips of the Nebraska Drill. The players line up angled so that when they make a jump cut they need to get north and south immediately. […]
Watch as Coach Kirk Thor explains how his philosophy on tackling has changed. He is now incorporating a rugby tackling system for his program, which starts in middle school. He describes the emphasis that is […]
Watch as Coach Mike Sanford discusses the equipment he prefers for this quarterback ladder circuit. This is an everyday competitive drill where the QBs are working on their footwork, then separating to a loaded position […]
Watch as Coach Mark Stoops discusses the differences in climate vs. culture. Changing climate is easier in a program and can often come quickly but culture change is hard and can take longer than is […]
By: Loren Landow & Chris Jarmon Originally Published in: All-Pro Performance Training Provided by: Human Kinetics The top KPIs for linebackers are lower-body explosiveness, acceleration, and change of direction. These drills reveal how well a […]
Watch as Ed Orgeron discusses what he has learned while working with some great head coaches. All assistant coaches are different, but their #1 responsibility is to have their players ready to perform on game […]
Watch as Coach Todd Dodge explains that as a young head coach, special teams was always at the end of practice, and he realized that the message to coaches and players was that special teams […]
Jeff Janssen discusses the areas of the Commitment Continuum in which you will find leaders. He urges athletic administrators to not just look at parents, coaches, or kids, but to look at themselves on the […]
Watch as Coach Kenni Burns explains and shows practice clips of various running backs jump cut drills. He talks about keeping the body under control, stopping on a dime, and re-accelerating. Using bags, the RBs […]
Watch as Coach Thomas Hammock explains that he believes in analytics and how it helps you develop edges and win games. Using analytics in game preparation helps find the edges. He explains that his staff […]
By: Dan Gould & Cliff Mallett Originally Published in: Sport Coaches Handbook Provided by: Human Kinetics Ability and desire to relate to athletes are critical in coaching. The coach-athlete relationship provides a foundation for effective […]
Watch as Coach PJ Fleck explains that the most important part of being a head coach is your message. Coach uses an example of his leadership counsel as the messengers spreading the word and eventually […]
Watch as Coach Cesar Rivas-Sandoval discusses this tackling drill to develop your athletes’ ability to break down and open their hips before making contact.
Watch as Coach Mike Siravo discusses the importance of eating up the ground between you and the blocker by attacking. Contacting the blocker before he is in his best position is key. Coach teaches attacking […]
Watch as Coach Michael Scherer explains and demonstrates this LB pass drops drill. The LB reads the QB’s feet and if he drops back to pass, the backer drops into the coverage until the QB […]
Watch as Dr. Dale discusses accountability and empathy. Your program should have high standards, and everyone should be held accountable to those standards. He describes empathy as the ability to put yourself in someone else’s […]
By: Loren Landow & Chris Jarmon Originally Published in: All – Pro Performance Training Provided by: Human Kinetics Much like defensive backs, wide receivers need lower-body explosiveness, sprinting acceleration, and top-end speed, all in spades. […]
Watch as Coach Jeff Horton explains and shows video clips of this sideline run drill. The running back wants to be low, to rip up and through the shoulder. The end of the drill simulates […]
Watch as Coach Andy Prevost explains this offensive line pass blocking punch drill. Coach Prevost demonstrates technique and shows clips of his players working at this drill.
Watch as Matt Birk discusses retirement and what he misses about playing football. He mentions teammates and, of course, the paycheck as a former NFL player. What Matt misses most is the pre-game feelings of […]
Watch as Coach Kirk Ferentz discusses and shows video clips of this offensive line blocking technique. He will focus on the drive and inside and outside zone techniques. The drive block involves working on steps, […]
Watch as Coach Chip Kelly explains that having a good culture involves having your players and coaches focused on standards and not rules. The objective is to create an environment where individuals can grow and […]
By: John Klessinger Originally Published in: A Coach’s Manual Provided by: Championship Productions “Be hard on them when you win, and love them when you lose.” – Unknown Years ago, I read this quote in […]
Watch as Coach Ben Larson discusses the importance of understanding the most common game-altering plays that occur with your special teams unit on the field.
Watch as Coach Rudy Carlton discusses some coaching tips for your offensive line to help avoid being penalized for an illegal man downfield during RPO situations.
Looking for a new variation to your spring and summer scrimmages? Watch as Coach Todd Dodge discusses this 3 and Stay/3 and Out Drill that increases competition between position groups and emphasizes the importance of […]
Watch as Coach explains, and players demonstrate this defensive rodeo drill. Today’s offenses feature dual-threat QBs who are very athletic. The drill simulates a pass runner finishing on a mobile QB in a confined space […]
Watch as Coach explains and shows practice video of this in/out drill. The drill works on quick feet and eye discipline, especially if you have a back who is not hitting the hole quick enough […]
By: Dan Gould & Cliff Mallett Originally Published in: Sport Coaches Handbook Provided by: Human Kinetics The old saying that “it’s not what you know but who you know” doesn’t always hold true, but having […]