How do you effectively and efficiently coach a veteran offensive lineman while not leaving the rookie behind? The answer… coaching cues.
Fundamentals remain crucial to the success in the individual battles players face on each down, specifically Offensive Tackles and pass protection.
Several aspects of the pass set are key for the lineman: timing/stability of the punch, contact point of the punch, even weight distribution, and the eyes.
Offensive line double team differences are minuscule but the key to successful OL play depends on your ability to coach the small details.
Training offensive linemen in the art of pass protection must be grounded in core beliefs to help players become proficient in an unnatural skill set.
On this week’s episode, we are talking offensive line play and coaching longevity with Northwestern offensive line coach, Adam Cushing.
Many coaches question how to break down defensive blitz patterns. There are too many different named blitzes, there needs to be a system to manage them more efficiently. Here is that system.
The optimal position of ad offensive linemen’s base of support is to have the feet outside the shoulders creating a triangle and applying force from the ground up. The triangle consists of keeping the feet outside the shoulders, the knees inside the ankles, and the hips inside the knees.
Manchester Offensive Coordinator and Offensive Line Coach, Vince Cashdollar, breaks down his recipe for success when it comes to teaching his offensive linemen pass protection footwork.
Leverage, in football terms, can be simply defined as putting one’s self in a dominant position over an opponent. When developing offensive lineman there are 3 types of significant leverages that these athletes need to learn and master: body, hands, and point of attack.
On this episode of Inside the Headset, we are joined by Matt Jones, run-game coordinator and offensive line coach for Texas Southern University, to discuss zone run scheme, his #LinemanLunch page, and of course, food.
On this episode of Inside the Headset, we are joined by James Vint, offensive line coach for Lubbock Estacado HS (Texas), to discuss RPOs, coaching clinics, and building mental toughness in players.
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