Basic Tackling Fundamentals reviews and demonstrates the basic keys to sound tackling. The DVD features a series of 10 different drills that are appropriate for all competitive levels. Several of the drills can be performed without helmets or pads. Some of the drills are position-specific. A few of the drills are designed to be situation-specific. Collectively, the drills provide an exceptional resource for coaches who want to enhance the tackling skills and techniques of their athletes. Among the topics covered: progressive tackling drill, alley drill, gap drill, open-field tackling drill, getting past blockers, defensive back and linebacker drill, wide receiver hitch open-field drill, mirror drill, and sled drill.
Format: DVD / 39 minutes
Author: Tim Carlson (Jefferson (MN) High School)