07-03-2004, 01:48 PM #1
What are some good drills for d-lineman?
Im looking for some new drills to do. Im wondering if you guys can help. Im not really looking for agility or conditioning drills. I know plenty of them. Im looking for some drills I can do this summer before we put the pads on to help improve my play on the line of scrimmage. Im talking like different ways to improve my pass rush, sheding blockers, improve my awarness etc. without actually putting the pads on and going live. I know of some like the mirror drill or reading keys but I am looking for more. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
07-05-2004, 08:37 PM #2
07-05-2004, 10:54 PM #3
5 yards sprint, 10, 15 and 20
same in slants
same **** with firsts step and reading step.
same ****, add swim, rip, club, pull.
get a dummy if you can, practice the same thing with no yards, then 1 yard, 5 yards difference and even up to 20 years.
If you can get a pushing bag, you can use it for your armswork.
07-06-2004, 09:43 AM #4Junior Member
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any kind of explosion drill would work well
07-07-2004, 06:07 PM #5
Thanks for the help guys.
07-19-2004, 10:27 AM #6
the best drill i can think of
would be to get two of your teammates to double team u
and to work on splitting that ****. It good for your intensity
and agressiveness. Just get them to give u a goood double
team and rip club do whatever u have to. Once u master
this work on your footwork and your hands and u will be
good to go.
07-30-2004, 07:05 PM #7Junior Member
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As a D lineman at the college level, I think the best way to train explosion, and handwork is to do one on ones with another player.
Both get in your stances, he will try to block you. Dont use any physical moves, no bullrushing. Just use your hand work. Club and rip, swim, double hand explosion. Slap hands up or down, anything to keep the hands off.
Because neither of you are in pads it makes you have to use more finesse than brute force. By training yourself to use finesse moves better it will heighten your quickness, and give you an advantage.
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07-30-2004, 08:20 PM #8Associate Member
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ur hands r u best tools a d-lineman so I would say some upper body plyo's. Also, almost any bag drill will help.
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