By Joby Turner The “wrong-arm” or spill concept is one of the most argued techniques amongst defensive coaches. History and purpose Many older coaches who cut their teeth in the 5-2 defenses taught their defensive ends to “box” or contain...
Category - DEFENSIVE PLAYBOOK
By Andy Ryland All coaches want practice work to transfer to the game. It is a long held coach-ism that, “If you don’t see your drills on the film, you are doing the wrong drills.” What this tends to lead to is a move toward...
The kickoff coverage unit is arguably my favorite unit to coach.
Most coverages in this system are given numbers.
The return man will beat the coverage coming late.
Develop drills that have direct application and progression to things you see on the field.
Most traditional football drills are “blocked drills.”
On every play, the defensive linemen perform one of five line calls.
One-gap control is an important concept in coaching defensive line play.