In this instructional video series, learn how to play a 6-2 defense. Understand how the game works, with an introduction to the basic rules and objectives, as well as a rundown of the offensive and defensive positions on the field. Lessons also include skills and techniques for beginner offensive and defensive players: how to carry the ball, throw a pass, block effectively, punt, and make a solid hand off.
Curls are one of the most effective pass patterns used in football. When done properly they are deceptive and create tons of space between receiver and defender. This video features NFL wide receiver Drew Bennet doing curl drills with young players and explaining to them the advantages of the curl route. Watch this video, then get out there and run some drills!
You look up the screen and see those smiling faces, those excited fans and think, that should be me. Well, it can! Anyone can get a little camera time at football game. You can let it be up to fate or you can get proactive and improve your chances of the camera finding you.
NFL star Larry Fitzgerald from the Arizona Cardinals teaches us how to make an over-the-shoulder catch. He catches the ball away from this body and face, by looking back at the flying ball. After the catch, he pulls it towards his body and away from the other team. He tells us that you will get hit by defenders, whether or not you catch the ball, so focus on it. After you catch it, tuck in towards the hand nearest to a sideline. To get rid of a defender you should put a stiff hand on him or s...
American Football may seem easy to follow, but it can be hard to explain to a first-time spectator, like a European, or a hermit. Learn how to explain the game of American football to those who aren't in the know.
A super set of combination jumping jacks and crunches is a great warm-up for conditioning exercises. Learn how to perform jumping jacks with crunches from a professional trainer in this workout video tutorial.
Learn how to use this breakdown drill for helping the football players get used to good hitting positions.
Learn how to use this great skip and crossover drill in order to achieve good rotation at the hips and a full range of motion to improve your agility when playing football.
Learn how to start any play with the correct ready position for football. This basic stance can also be used for basketball or baseball.
Learn how to use a football drill that develops good timing between quarterbacks and receivers and helps the quarterback lead the receiver.
In this athletic training video series, learn youth agility drills for sports from collegiate athlete Windell Yancy and NFL football player Curtis Jackson. Coach Yancy and Coach Curtis will teach and demonstrate agility drills using the agility ladder and mini hurdles.
Donnie Edwards is one of the premier linebackers in the NFL. In this video, he teaches some young linebackers how to take on a block from a offensive lineman properly, allowing you to get more penetration when rushing the quarterback or get to the runner if attempting to make an open field tackle.
Organizing young children to do anything in groups is a behemoth task. A youth sports practice in particular can be hard to organize for an inexperienced coach. This video features tips from a real football coach on how to organize a productive youth football practice. These include using lots of scrimmages, and organizing and motivating your assistant coaches to help as much as possible.
This is a great series for anyone who is or is thinking of becoming an offensive player and will need to know how to run a reverse play. Our expert will go through every aspect of this trick play from possible stances to how to hold the ball as you run to breaking tackles. There are also more advanced moves covered that pros use such as the spin move and the stiff arm. If you can master these there is no stopping you!
Want to get started playing football? Footabll is great way to keep in shape and have fun with friends on the weekend! In this video presented by Live Strong, learn how to throw a football properly and how to throw a spiral. Get tips on football throwing from a professional football coach in this tutorial.
This is a video demonstrating how to play touch football with kids. Touch football is a great way for adults and kids to play together, and both get exercise while having fun. So watch this tutorial and then make a memory with your children.
This video from ESPN walks you through the different draft modes available for picking a fantasy football team using the ESPN fantasy football site. The different draft modes available are:
Linebacker is one of the most demanding positions in football, requiring strength, speed, intelligence, and skill. This video features NFL linebacker Lawrence Timmons running through side-to-side shuffle drills with some young linebackers, which will improve their mobility and allow them to avoid blockers more proficiently.
In this how to video, you will learn how to properly throw a football. You will need a football to do this task. First, position your feet parallel to your shoulders while you are getting ready to throw. Place one hand on the lace and the other on the opposite side. From here, pull your elbow and the football behind your ear ready to throw. Now, put each step into one quick motion to complete the throw. Keep on practicing this to get the perfect throw down. This video offers great advice in s...
Learn how to perform this jump and stick drill in order to improve your speed and agility on the football field.
Learn how to use this great ball drop drill using a partner in order to improve your distance and athletic skill for football.
Whether you want to be a referee yourself or just want to understand what the heck all those hand gestures made on the field mean this is the video series for you. Throughout this series you will learn the correct hand gestures for fouls such as tripping, holding, intentional grounding and delay of game.
The shoulder pads and helmet are the iconic pieces of gear that every football player wears in every game. This video teaches you, as a football coach or parent of a football player, how to make sure your charge or charges wear properly fitting shoulder pad to maximize safety. As the video says, the shoulder pads are the easiest piece of football equipment to fit, but making sure they fit properly is still vitally important to prevent injuries to the chest and shoulders.
Learn how to use this great get-up drill in order to increase your power and accelerate your sprint speed for football.
Petyon Manning is the greatest pure passer of the football playing quarterback in the world today. In this short video, Peyton offers some tips for aspiring quarterbacks on how to grip a football correctly, how to handle a snap, and how to throw a tight spiral. You may not do these things as consistently as Peyton after watching this video, but if you practice enough, who knows?
The helmet is the most important part of football padding and safety equipment, especially in light of recent research into the prevalence and lasting effects of concussions on football players. This video features an explanation of how to properly select and fit a helmet for young football player. As it says, the most important thing is proper tightness, as a loose helmet is a leading cause of concussions.
Learn how to develop good trap blocking technique for playing football.
In this video series, our expert Sean Hobson, will teach you how to run a sweep play on offense in American football. He will show you how to setup the sweep play, how to setup the offense, and how to setup a similar play, the pitch. Sean will also show you what the line does in a football sweep, what the quarterback and running backs do in a sweep, and how to run a sweep in the I formation.
In this instructional video series, learn how to play offensive guard. Understand how the game works, with an introduction to the basic rules and objectives, as well as a rundown of the offensive and defensive positions on the field. Lessons also include skills and techniques for beginner offensive and defensive players: how to carry the ball, throw a pass, block effectively, punt, and make a solid hand off.
Former football player Steven Boyd discusses advanced tackling techniques. Among these are body position, tackling in the open field, taking on an offensive blocker, and stripping the ball. Tips appear throughout the video in the form of pop-ups.
If you want to track your fantasy football team's performance on game days, take a look at this video from ESPN discussing the Fantasy Cast application on the iPad or computer and the mobile webpage that will allow you to track your team's points instantly, across all games that are occuring on that day. No matter what, you'll be able to know how your ESPN fantasy football team is performing.
This video tutorial is in the Sports category which will show you how to properly throw a football. First ensure the football is the correct size for the thrower's hand. You can't throw without a proper grip. To get a proper grip the middle finger should be on and parallel to the white stripe on the football. The 4th and 5th fingers should be on the laces. The index finger must be separated from the middle finger and be parallel to the seam. While throwing, the thumb should be pointing downwa...
Reggie Bush was one of the most exciting and talented players in the history of college football. In this video, he imparts some of this running back skills to younger players by teaching them the zigzag running drill. In this drill, player zig and zag in pairs, with one facing backwards and having to react to the other while navigating a set of cones.
Learn how to run a nickel defense with expert tips and advice on NFL football in this free video series.
Learn how to utilize this explosive crossover football drill in order to improve balance and athletic position, while keeping your core stable.
Learn how to use this basic drill using cones spread 3 yards apart in order to improve your performance on the football field and build agility and power.
Learn how to use harness runs and resistance in order to improve your running technique on the football field.
Learn how to use the linemen for blocking to protect the quarterback in this team football drill.
Learn how to practice a good football drill for both runners and tacklers - the wave drill.
Learn how to use a simple drill to help develop receiving fundamentals for the whole football team.