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

Level 1 Contact (Fits)

Tip of the Spear teaches three distinct fits for 1 on 1 contact on the line of scrimmage and in space. This video overviews the Bridge, Pillar and Buckle fits.  

Pillar Series: Defeating Blocks with the Hands

The Pillar Series highlights the use of the most effective method to shock and defeat blocks with the hands. These drills will help develop and train the mechanics and timing to deliver this powerful strike. STATIC STRIKE DBL PILLAR   Shock the OL with your Hands_ Maximizing Power on Initial Strike for Defensive-Linemen   Fit… Continue reading Pillar Series: Defeating Blocks with the Hands

Taking on Double Teams (Clinic)

Tip of the Spear founder, Scott Peters, presents techniques for defensive linemen take on double team blocks more effectively  

Double Pillar: Defeating Base Blocks (Clinic)

Tip of the Spear founder, Scott Peters, presents the “Double Pillar” fit used to defeat base blocks on the line of scrimmage

Taking on Down Blocks (Clinic)

Tip of the Spear founder, Scott Peters, presents and demonstrates how to effectively take on a down block  

Softening & Shedding Blocks in the Run Game (Clinic): Part 1

Sit in on a DL Coaches Clinic where Tip of the Spear founder, Scott Peters, shares techniques to soften and shed blocks in the run game