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Press the Issue: Bump and Run, by Ron Lynn, provides a comprehensive overview of the key factors involved in sound press techniques and press coverage by cornerbacks.
Not only does the video detail several of the basic advantages for playing press coverage, it also discusses the underlying philosophical premise for press coverage-to buy time.
In addition, the video explains and demonstrates the positioning of the hands and feet in press technique.
As such, the video points out the fact that in order for a cornerback to be able to successfully execute the press technique, he needs to have both patience and a thorough understanding of angles.
The video also includes several developmental drills that coaches can employ to enhance the skills and technique attendant to press coverage.
Among the topics covered:
- Stance and alignment
- Hands and feet
- Patience and angles
- Hash-split rules
- Slot alignments
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