Football Skills & Drills-2nd Edition
The best-selling guide on the essentials of the game is bigger, better, and more comprehensive than ever.
Solid blocking, sure tackling, proper footwork, precise routes, correct coverage angles, and synchronized body movements—these basic techniques are all essential to winning football. Football Skills & Drills is your guide to success, explaining how to teach key skills and consistent execution to players in offensive, defensive, and special-teams positions.
You will benefit from the same techniques used by top college and professional teams, along with a complete arsenal of 114 drills. From quarterback rollouts for winning touchdowns to block-shedding maneuvers for drive-stopping sacks, Football Skills & Drills translates technical instruction into on-field application, depicting exactly how each pass, pattern, route, catch, block, tackle, and kick is performed.
Gridiron champions are made on the practice field. Football Skills & Drills serves as a great foundation in your quest for a title.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 All Players
Chapter 2 Quarterbacks
Chapter 3 Offensive Linemen
Chapter 4 Running Backs
Chapter 5 Wide Receivers
Chapter 6 Tight Ends
Chapter 7 Defensive Linemen
Chapter 8 Linebackers
Chapter 9 Defensive Backs
Chapter 10 Special-Teams Players
”Tom has always been regarded as one of the great minds in the game of football. Football coaches at all levels will find great benefit from his thoughts and principles.”
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ExcerptsScoop, or Combination, Block
Drills for executing goal-line pass routes
How to achieve top throwing technique
Methods of blitzing