OL / DL CLINIC

Linemen will learn universal terminology and techniques that will apply to any offensive 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
DAY 1 - Helmets, shoulder pads, shorts
  • DEFENSIVE FOCUS
  • Stance & Start
  • Hip engagement
  • Footwork
  • Block defeat
  • Defeating double teams
  • Head-up & shade technique
  • Slanting & movement
  • Pass rush

DAY 2 - Helmets, shoulder pads, shorts
  • OFFENSIVE FOCUS
  • Stance & Start
  • Power steps & Drive steps
  • Hand placement
  • Base/Down/Reach blocking
  • Double Team & Combo blocking
  • Zone 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
DAY 1 - Helmets, shoulder pads, shorts
  • Mechanics: shoulders, elbow, & grip
  • Mechanics: feet and hips
  • Getting out from under center
  • Ball position
  • Quick throw, shotgun footwork
  • 3 step drop
  • Understanding coverage
DAY 2 - Helmets, shoulder pads, shorts
  • Mechanics review
  • Quick throw & 3 step review
  • Play-action handwork & footwork
  • Roll-out passing
  • Route circuit: slant, post, curl
  • Route circuit: out, corner, fade
  • Take-home drills
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".  This two-day clinic will be led by Coach Bobby Purify, former standout for the University of Colorado.  A focus on RB fundamentals: ball protection, balance, cutting, footwork, and vision.
CLINIC SUMMARY
DAY 1 - Helmets, shoulder pads, shorts
  • Proper stance and start (FB & TB)
  • Pre-snap vision
  • First step (eliminating false steps)
  • Proper ball protection
  • Getting downhill
  • First cut
  • First contact
  • Movement/balance/agility drills
DAY 2 - Helmets, shoulder pads, shorts
  • Movement/balance/agility drills
  • Cutting
  • Stop/start
  • Spin & stiff arm
  • Catching the ball out of the backfield
  • Blocking fundamentals
  • Improving the body
  • Staying healthy

LINEBACKER CLINIC

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

DAY 2 - Helmets, shoulder pads, shorts
  • Review of fundamentals
  • Working in tandem
  • Pre-snap intelligence
  • Understanding blocking schemes
  • Playing trap and counter
  • Covering a back out of the backfield
  • Man coverage
  • Zone coverage