OL / DL CLINIC

Linemen will learn universal terminology and techniques that will apply to any offensive or defensive scheme they operate in.  They will not only be taught the techniques, but they will be reminded how important they are to the success of the team.
CLINIC SUMMARY
**Helmets, shoulder pads, shorts, cleats**

Defensive Line Techniques
  • Stance & Start
  • Hip engagement
  • Footwork
  • Block defeat
  • Defeating double teams
  • Head-up & shade technique
  • Slanting & movement
  • Pass rush 

Offensive Line Techniques
  • Stance & Start
  • Power steps & Drive steps
  • Hand placement
  • Proper body position
  • Base/Down/Reach blocking
  • Double Team & Combo blocking
  • Pulling & trapping
  • Pass protection
QUARTERBACK CLINIC

Quarterbacks require a special skill set and detailed instruction.  While there is much more to playing quarterback than throwing the ball, this clinic is designed to teach proper throwing fundamentals. Throwing mechanics and proper footwork will be emphasized.
CLINIC SUMMARY
**Helmets, shoulder pads, shorts**
  • Mechanics: shoulders, elbow, & grip
  • Mechanics: feet and hips
  • Getting out from under center
  • Ball position
  • Quick throw, shotgun, & 3 step footwork

  • Play-action handwork & footwork
  • Roll-out passing
  • Route circuit: slant, post, curl
  • Route circuit: out, corner, fade
  • Understanding coverage

RUNNING BACK CLINIC

Running backs are typically under-coached in youth football simply because most coaches simply "get it in the hands of the best athlete".  A focus on RB fundamentals: ball protection, balance, cutting, footwork, pass-catching and vision.
CLINIC SUMMARY
**Helmets, shoulder pads, shorts, cleats**
  • Proper stance and start (FB & TB)
  • Pre-snap vision
  • First step (eliminating false steps)
  • Proper ball protection
  • First cut & first contact


 
  • Stop/start
  • Cutting
  • Movement/balance/agility drills
  • Spin & stiff arm
  • Catching the ball out of the backfield

LINEBACKER CLINIC

Playing linebacker requires understanding of both run defense fundamentals and an understanding of both zone and man coverage.  This clinic will focus on understanding how to diagnose the play, getting in position to make a play, and the fundamental techniques to play the position at a high level.
CLINIC SUMMARY
**Helmets, shoulder pads, shorts, cleats**
  • Proper stance and start
  • 1st & 2nd step
  • Proper eye-discipline
  • Understanding attack angles
  • Proper leverage
  • Importance of playing downhill
  • Playing through traffic
  • Block defeat


  • Working in tandem
  • Pre-snap intelligence
  • Understanding blocking schemes
  • Playing trap and counter
  • Covering a back out of the backfield
  • Man coverage
  • Zone coverage

WIDE RECEIVER CLINIC

Youth receivers are typically undercoached.  This clinic will focus on understanding the fundamentals of the position, stance/start, focus, catching, and the fundamental techniques to play the position at a high level.
CLINIC SUMMARY
**Helmets, shoulder pads, shorts, cleats**
  • Proper stance and start
  • Using the hands properly
  • Focus, eye discipline
  • Catching and finishing
  • Route circuits
  • Stalk blocking fundamentals