Teach running backs to find proper pad level, set a wide base and come to balance while making a block. USA Football and Northwestern University present a series of drills the Wildcats use that are applicable to any level of the sport.
Teach running backs to focus on their hips and upper body when making a proper cut block. USA Football and Northwestern University present a series of drills the Wildcats use that are applicable to any level of the sport. Note: Cut blocking is illegal in many youth football leagues. Make sure this is a legal block at your level before teaching this skill to your players.
Taking a path to the outside leg of the linebacker, the fullback stays square and tracks the defender so he can deliver a clean, solid block.
Teach your running backs how to run the inside zone.
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Coaching Running Backs for Youth Football provides guidelines and step-by-step instructions for developing the skills and techniques required of running backs at the youth football level.
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Complete Running Back Drill Package presents a detailed overview of the basic fundamentals and techniques required to develop outstanding running backs, regardless of their level of competition or existing ability.
Coaching Running Backs presents a detailed overview of the basic fundamentals and techniques required to be a productive running back.