• To teach defenders to move backward with chin over toes.
  • To teach defender to drive for ball at 45? angle coming back towards the LOS.
  1. Defenders assume stance 10 yds. away from coach.
  2. On command, he drives straight back executing proper technique.
  3. Reads coach's eyes and shoulders and attempts to get jump on the ball.
  4. When the ball is released, he calls out "Ball" driving towards the football and intercepts at its highest point.
  5. Calls out "GO" on interceptions and sprints back to LOS.
Coaching Point:
  • Stress proper body position during backpedal and drive for ball.

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