DL CLINIC

Linemen will learn universal terminology and techniques that will apply to any 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 

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

DEFENSIVE BACK CLINIC

Youth defensive backs are typically under-coached.  This clinic will focus on understanding the fundamentals of the position, stance/start, eye-discipline, ball drills, 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
  • Man techniques
  • Zone techniques
  • Defeat stalk block
  • Leverage, angles, and open-field tackling