Offensive Line Reach Block Footwork Drill


  • To perfect the first step for to block a defender outside with inside shoulder


  1. Linemen are in ready position:
    • 2 point stance arms on knees/thighs
    • hands build loose fists that touch touch each other
    • the back is flat and
    • the is head up.
  2. On coaches call they will snap into their stance
  3. on a given cadence the players explode from their stance and freeze after their first step

Coaching Points

  • 1st step is a wide lateral step, slightly up field
  • back foot can slide
  • get to outside # of defender
  • no one crosses your face


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