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Techniques and DrillsPart Two of a two-part series For Teaching the Corner To Execute Selected Basic Coverages.
by: Greg McMackin
Defensive Coordinator, University of Hawaii
© July 1999
In part one of this article, I covered some of the philosophies and techniques we use to defend and control our opponent's passing game. I outlined our teaching progressions for the jam, trail, streak, close the post, post flat, press (bump and run), and the sideline and go techniques. Also, I discussed how we teach proper alignment and how to strip the ball from wideouts. Now I will detail the drills we use to teach our fundamental techniques.
Drill No. 1: Press (Bump-and-run) Drill
Purpose: To teach alignment, "punch" technique and position of a corner who is in a one-on-one press alignment on a receiver. Through repetition the defender learns the importance of balance and reaction time when playing Bump-and-run.
Procedure: A defender will be in a press position on the next man in line, who is ....The full article can only be seen by subscribers.
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