Running Back Ball Exchange Drill


The purpose of this Running Back Ball Exchange Drill is to
  • Teach and improve correct arm position for hand offs.
  • Improve ball handling.


  1. Form two line facing each other about six to eight yards apart, one player gets a ball.
  2. On command the first players of each line start running at each other.
  3. When they meet they execute an exchange of the ball accordingly to proper hand off technique at that moment the next player starts to get the next hand off and hand off the ball to the next player coming at him.

Execute drill to both sides.

Coaching Points

Emphasize proper technique over running speed, but work toward quicker exchange.


  • Football(s)