The purpose of this Defensive Back Mirror Drill is to teach the defensive backs to stay in the face of a receiver. Also a great footwork and reaction drill.
Description and Coaching Points
- DB has hands behind back
- Mirror Wide Receiver, stay in front of him
- Try to stay square
- Keep a yard apart
- Focus on belt buckle
- On his upfield move, stay in front
- Bring your feet
- Don’t crossover
- 4 Cones
This Defensive Back Mirror Drill is contributed by ©2007 Leon Criner (✝️ Nov. 14, 2014), at the time Assistant Head Coach and Defensive Coordinator and Jimmy Sims, at the time Assistant Professor of Health & Physical Education / Head Football Coach at Los Angeles Valley College – The Los Angeles Valley College Monarchs played then in the Western States Conference, now in the SCFA, Southern California Football Association.