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March 2012

March 2012


7 Steps to Dominance - Building Dominant Linemen in the Weight Room and On the Field

by: Steve Morris
Explosive Football Training
© March 2012

Too many football strength programs train their linemen the same way as everyone else on the team. If your offensive and defensive linemen are doing the exact same workouts as your quarterbacks, they’ll never reach their full potential.

First, what makes a good lineman?

Qualities of the Ideal Lineman:

•  Extremely strong
•  Quick
•  Explosive
•  Fast for 5-yards
•  A master technician
•  The best conditioned player on the field
•  A mental attitude that is mean and nasty

All but one of these can be trained in the weight room. But, you have to take into consideration that, at the high school and college level, linemen need special attention. If they’re over-fat and big, they’ll have a longer-than-normal recovery time which is not good. Once you lean ....The full article can only be seen by subscribers.
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