Coaching Beginning Defensive Backs

Welcome to part three of our series on coaching specific positions when you have new players to the game of football. I feel as if these drills can be used from youth through high school, but especially in the earliest stages of learning the fundamentals. This article focuses on the Defensive Backs, and specifically in a 4-4 G Defense.

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Simple Checks for Sound Defense

Picture this: It’s 1st and 10, the ball is on the right hash. You’ve just come out of the mandatory waterbreak midway through the 2nd quarter and you know your opponent runs 99% of their plays from the I in this situation. 50/50 toss or iso.

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