2009 Road to the Super Bowl
After nine weeks the NFL is shaping up with some very interesting matchings coming up. At this point there appears to be about ten teams with a decent shot at making it to the Big Game.NFL Football Safety and Drills – Do What is Needed to Win
Each athlete should bring or have a water bottle provided, and they need to use it often. Times have changed and coaches these days should be aware of hydration needs and not use water as a reward, or withhold it as a punishment.NFL Safety and Tips – Water and Drills For Effectiveness
Always remember that if you prevent, punish, or otherwise use water as a motivational tool it is very counterproductive, and there are many other motivating paths that you can take. Keeping everyone happy and hydrated will go a long way to a successful practice.NFL Plays and Tips – Learning the Importance of Practice
Conditioning drills are effective in training and helping athletes be strong and reactive. This drills intention is to help quickness and accuracy on the field which will reduce errors and increase the chances of great plays. In order to execute the drill you will need a place with five dots, either marked on the grass or on a mat, forming an x shape much like the dots for the number five side of dice.NFL Pro Tips – Learn the Proper Way to Catch, Handle and Guard the Football
When you try to catch the ball with your body there is a greater chance that it is going to bounce off and cause an incomplete pass. Important to look the catch through and tuck it away. When you practice a high catch you are going to perform it subconsciously on the field.NFL Basics – Catching, Running and Other Tips and Basics
The points of a proper catch are: First, opening up your hands with an open triangle. Second, follow the ball through with your eyes. Third, secure the ball tight and high against your ribs, forearm, and biceps. The problem is that receivers have a tenancy to start looking down the field before they have the ball properly secured.NFL Basics – Learning What a Great Handoff Can Do For Your Team
At the same time that the first player leaves player B leaves his line towards player A, as they pass each other in the middle player A hands off the football to player B. At this moment another player leaves line A and accepts a handoff from player B.NFL Sports Systems – Conditioning and the Playbook
At the coaches signal the players will drop to the ground and do a push up, and then quickly get back up and start running again. Because this drill can be very taxing, it is important to increase the time spent at this slowly over time as the player’s strength increases.NFL Football Basics – Scrimmage, Water, and Ball Handling
If you ever need to get a running back through or perform a great blitz, remember this technique. Here are some pointers for this strategy.NFL Football Practice – Tackling From the Pros, Plus More!
The reason for angle tackles is simple, cover the shortest area to get to the tackle, but there is still a great need to practice this technique. Accomplish this drill in pairs, having one teammate act as the offense, or ball carrier, running in a straight line and the other as the defender coming in at any angle.NFL Tips From Players – Water, Safety and More
Make sure that during the football practice players have their water bottles handy and are drinking often. Water should never be used as a motivational or reward type basis. Keeping everyone happy and hydrated will go a long way to a successful practice.