Base Block Drills vs. NFL Players (No Helmet)

Base Block Drills vs. NFL Players (No Helmet)

Tip of the Spear founder, Scott Peters, details the steps of a base block on the line of scrimmage.

CTB to Fit: Lead Blocks & Pulls

This Sharpen drill develops the proper posture, mechanics and timing of coming to balance and striking with the Buckle shoulder fit on lead blocks and pulls.

CTB to Fit: Kick-Out Blocks

This Sharpen drill develops the proper posture, mechanics and timing of coming to balance and striking with the Buckle shoulder fit on kick out blocks.

Coil to Fit: Kick-Out Blocks

This Sharpen drill develops the proper posture, mechanics and timing of the 90˚ Brace Foot and Buckle Shoulder fit. After developing these skills, advance to the CTB to Fit progression.

Coil to Fit: Lead Blocks & Pulls

This Sharpen drill develops the proper posture, mechanics and timing of the 90˚ Brace Foot and Buckle Shoulder fit. After developing these skills, advance to the CTB to Fit progression.

Fit to Finish: Kick-Out Blocks

Fit to Finish, or sometimes referred to as “Brace + Squeeze”, starts the player engaged in contact using the Buckle Fit. Players learn how to use the opposite foot to create a 90˚ Brace Foot where power from the ground and hips will be directed from. After gaining confidence in this drill, advance to the… Continue reading Fit to Finish: Kick-Out Blocks

Fit to Finish Drills: Lead Blocks & Pulls

Fit to Finish, or sometimes referred to as “Brace + Squeeze”, starts the player engaged in contact using the Buckle Fit. Players learn how to use the opposite foot to create a 90˚ Brace Foot where power from the ground and hips will be directed from. After gaining confidence in this drill, advance to the… Continue reading Fit to Finish Drills: Lead Blocks & Pulls

Pop Step Drills for Base Blocks

This video highlights the importance of the placement of the inside foot, or “Pop Step”, in relation to playing in a position of strength.

Brace Step Drills for Base Blocks

The “Brace Step” is the first step taken when executing a Base Block. The “Brace Step” should align the offensive lineman on a square path to the inside ear of the defender.