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Steve Szabo - Linebacker Block Protection Technique and Drills

41m 36s(2016)
Football
Linebacker Block Protection Technique and Drills examines the proper methods and steps that linebackers can employ to play off a block delivered by an offensive lineman on a running play.
 
Featuring a veteran coach with over 40 years of combined college and NFL experience, the video breaks down and discusses the elements and techniques necessary for a linebacker to neutralize the charge of the lineman, get off a block, and get to the ballcarrier. The correct body positioning and actions required of the linebacker are presented in detail, using both a presentation-style lecture and work on the chalkboard.
 
The video also presents an on-the-field explanation and demonstration of a series of drills that can be used by the coach to develop and enhance the block-protection skills and techniques of their linebackers.
 

Among the topics covered:  

• Block protection 
• Delivering a blow 
• Separate 
• Escape 
• On-the-field demonstration 
• Blow from two-point stance 
• Press blocker off 
• Escape 
• Press-RIP 
• Respond to ball carrier
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