It’s time to get back out on the field again and improve the movement of our athletes. I’m a firm believer in using winter/spring to improve the movement of our players. With a typical split of 30-35 in the weight room and 30-35 on the field I would alternate between speed and agility days.
Equipment: flat disc cones
Simultaneous activity: 10’s can incorporate three athletes at a time.
Non-simultaneous activity: One athlete at a time in these drills
Coaching points: Eyes focused, posture tall with knee bend (not hunched), split L’s with arms (90 degree angles), elbows in, fingers straight, back foot has the toe to the front foot’s heel with 5″ gap between feet.
Coach’s role: Use verbal and/or visual commands to move the athletes. Coach while the work through the drills.
Back pedal and sprint drill
First of two: “OL Drill” mentioned in the drill chart
Second of two: “OL Drill” mentioned in the drill chart