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December 2014

December 2014


Defensive Backs Techniques, Fundamentals, Tips and Drills (Part I)

by: Randy Awrey
Head Coach, Concordia University (Chicago)
© December 2014

The defensive back position today is perhaps the most physically demanding of any player. He must be able to tackle much bigger running backs and run with wide receivers that have world class speed and the height of a basketball player. Athleticism, hard work, determination and intelligence must be added to God-given talent and instinct in order to play effectively in the secondary. Here are some tips for defensive backs at all levels that you can share with your athletes.

Tips For DBs
1.  Know your proper stance, alignment, responsibility and technique on every play. Others are depending on you to do your job.

2.  Know the defense that was called as well as the down and distance on every play.

3.  Know your keys and check for particular defenses and how to react to them. Use your scouting report ....The full article can only be seen by subscribers.
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