Escape Drill

Escape Drill

The “Escape Drill” teaches players how to utilize the “Cross-Bar” to disengage from a blocker by effectively breaking down the integrity of the blocker’s play side arm to create separation and control the play side gap. Director of Training, Mike Pollak, walks through two variations of this drill. First, with a partner in a pregame… Continue reading Escape Drill

Backside “Slingshot” Cutoff

An alternative backside cutoff technique for outside/perimeter runs to use against an aggressive penetrating DL.

Backside Cutoff – “Skip Cutoff”

The backside cutoff can be one of the most challenging blocks in football. The “Skip Cutoff” is an alternative cutoff technique that allows players to be more square upon contact, leading to more consistent cutoff blocks.

Resistance Bands (“Uncoil” Drills)

Director of Player Development, Todd DeLamielleure, demonstrates how to incorporate resistance bands into Tip of the Spear “Uncoil” Drills.