Defensive Line Shuffle with Medicine Ball Drill


To develop quickness with the feet while keeping the pad level of defensive line down, and the use of the hands of a low cut block.


Defensive lineman assumes good football position, on coaches command the defensive lineman steps over dummies, leading with the front foot with his eyes up and pads down, as lineman comes off of last dummy, the coach throws a medicine ball at DL feet, while the DL uses his hands to defend himself of ball.

Coaching Points

  • Pad level, quick feet, eyes up, push level on ball


  • Medicine balls