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Drills to improve your defensive backs

Ohio Northern University football coach Dean Paul shows off a few of the drills he uses to improve his defensive backs. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wLyUdoePWKo[/embed]...


December 18, 2015

Helmetless tackling, blocking drills lead to decrease in head impacts

From the National Athletic Trainers' Association Head impacts in football players are directly associated with brain and spine injury and have been suggested to be associated with chronic injuries, making this a topic of continued national concern. ...


June 29, 2015

Drills, exercises to help athletes across multiple sports

For many sports, it’s now time to plan your offseason development program. Your goal is to design a program that directs you toward your fall goals. When designing your offseason performance program, for example, basketball players want to inclu...


September 21, 2014

Soccer: Three drills to perfect your throw-ins

There is a lack of fundamentals in today's game when it comes to throw-ins. A throw-in is an opportunity to continue possession and even attack at certain times. Too many turnovers are being committed when it comes to throw-ins. We work with our p...


May 5, 2011

Football: Jim Harbaugh’s favorite quarterback drills

Editor’s Note: Jim Harbaugh shared these drills with Coach & Athletic Director when he was head coach of the Stanford Cardinal. As a former NFL quarterback, Jim Harbaugh knows the rigors of developing footwork, passing skills, agility, deci...


February 23, 2011

Baseball: The infield drill series

As a high school baseball coach, I used to find it difficult to coach everyone at the same time. And I often struggled to get my infielders a lot of repetitions in practice. That was until I found out what could be done with one fungo hitter, a bu...


February 8, 2011

Football: Turnover pursuit drills produce scoring defenses

Lakeland College, an NCAA Division III in Wisconsin, loves to get on the offensive with its defense. Its pursuit drill progression, which is conducted over three practices each week, shows how devoted the unit is in converting turnovers into points. ...


January 13, 2011

Football: Developing your defensive backs

The difference between winning and losing a football game is often directly attributed to the quality of play from the defensive secondary. The modern defensive backs must be trained to support both the running and passing games with the help of t...