Techniques & Drills for Creating Championship Running Backs



with Brad Salem,
Michigan State Univeristy Running Backs Coach

Brad Salem delivers a comprehensive overview of the running back position, which he follows with a full slate of unique drills to maximize the performance of these athletes.

A former head coach at Augustana College where he took his teams to back-to-back bowl games, Salem shows you how to develop aggressive, physical, hard-playing running backs.

Learn how to create quickness with a series of drills that challenge and train players to use moves that will help them evade defenders. Discover how to minimize turnovers by establishing ball security.

Using video clips from practice, Coach Salem teaches the importance of assignment, execution and finishing forward on every play. By understanding the entire play and all of the concepts within it, Coach Salem believes that running backs will play faster and more efficiently. All-important concepts like knowing the proper first step, aiming point and how to read your blockers are taught on all running schemes.

Drills to develop these skills are broken down into:

  • Ball security drills
  • Bag drills
  • Cone drills
  • Line drills

As an added bonus, Coach Salem shares video clips to illustrate the power, counter, flip, inside zone and outside zone and the running back responsibilities associated with them.

This DVD is an excellent choice for coaches and players of any level. Order now and develop dynamic foot action, explosive jump cuts and powerful blocking skills!