Coach Borough covers drills to bring out the aggressiveness and hone the skills of your linebacker staff in this series.
Coach Derrick Ansley of Huntingdon College demonstrates defensive back drills starting with the fundamentals of stance, back peddling, sticking, and turning. These drills progressively incorporate these fundamentals while adding additional skills that are "must haves" for Defensive Backs. Breaking Drills - Turning Drills - Acceleration Drills - they're all here to help your DBs learn how to make the cut.. and the stick...and the turn...and the...okay, enough, you get the idea. Now get to the videos!
Developing linebackers takes planning and execution and in this video series you'll get ideas that will help you plan your practice drills then execute them so you get the most benefit from your football practice.
Many big plays happen...or are prevented because of mistakes or great jobs in the defensive secondary, here's drills to help build a secondary that makes your crowd stand and applaud.
Watch this video to see drills you can incorporate into your practice routine to hone your defensive backs skills at the "backpedal and break".
Weather the defensive back breaks left, right, forward or has to turn 180 degrees to pursue the ball or a receiver, the key is practicing the maneuver until it's performed flawlessly each and every time by your free safety and other defensive backs.
This drill series progresses by starting with the basics of a great backpedal, then it moves to techniques your free safety needs to know in order to quickly change his direction. After the basics are covered the drill moves to get the defensive backs picking up on visual cues to know when and in what direction they need to break to make the play.