Your Guide to Playing Defensive Line

Want to create an unstoppable force up front? Get the best defensive line drills and tips from top coaches and learn how to play football in the trenches the right way.

3 Techniques for Defensive Linemen

3 Techniques for Defensive Linemen

Football coaches want their defensive linemen to be aggressive, strong, quick, and durable. Here are several effective pass rush techniques to best get to the quarterback..

How to Coach Young Defensive Linemen

How to Coach Young Defensive Linemen

Many defensive linemen lack the technique that can make them great. Learn how to give your big guys the skills needed to dominate up front.

Improve Your Team's Tackling

Improve Your Team's Tackling

A defense can't be effective without sound tackling. Wrap up the ball carrier consistently by practicing these four drills.

Hoops Drill for Defensive Linemen

Hoops Drill for Defensive Linemen

This is a great drill to help develop the ability of a defensive lineman to get on the edge of an offensive player in pass protection. Also, it teaches the defensive lineman to shorten the corner around the pass protector.

The Air Ball Pursuit Drill for Defensive Linemen

The Air Ball Pursuit Drill for Defensive Linemen

Teaching young football players to play through the whistle isn't easy. Here is a drill specifically for defensive linemen that will have them playing more aggressive than ever.

The Rip-Spin-Crossover-Swim Drill for D-Linemen

The Rip-Spin-Crossover-Swim Drill for D-Linemen

A defensive lineman needs a lot of ways to get around a blocker. Here is a youth football drill that works on four different defensive lineman moves.

Getting Youths to Play Assignment Football

Getting Youths to Play Assignment Football

Teaching young football players the importance of their specific job isn't as easy as it seems. Here is a great way to get assignment football to sink in.



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