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Should Anyone Still Be Doing the Oklahoma Drill?

Several months ago, we published an article outlining how the NFL had officially banned the use of the Oklahoma Drill. Judging by the comments we r...

This Tackle Could Win You Games This Season—And You're Probably Not Practicing It

A running back breaks free, galloping like a wild horse into open space. Just as they seem destined for the end zone, a defensive player makes a la...

The Simple Hack That Will Change Your Tackling Drills Forever

Tackling is a skill. Bringing down an unwilling opponent who's often moving at very high speeds takes technique and aggressive intent. Yet to prepa...

Ohio State Football Coaches Strapped Up And Went Head-to-Head Against Players in a Tackling Drill

As Ohio State prepares for their BCS semifinal playoff game against Clemson on December 31, the team found time to have some fun with a coaches vs. pl...

These 5 Linebacker Drills Will Get You Better Fast

Though a linebacker's responsibilities can vary widely depending on scheme, their number one priority is usually making tackles. Linebackers frequentl...

The Pittsburgh Steelers Are Practicing With an Unbelievably Fast Robotic Tackling Dummy

As football teams continue to look for ways to make practice safer and reduce helmet-to-helmet contact, new technology is taking the place of old-sc...

Here's The New Tackling Technique That's Revolutionizing Football Safety

Head injuries are changing the game of football. As researchers learn more about the long-term impacts of concussions and sub-concussive hits, the ...

Master Heads Up Football's 5 Tackling Drills and Techniques

USA Football's Heads Up Football program isn't just making the game safer. It's building better football players and helping coaches create bette...

Drills to Improve Safe and Secure Tackling

Never before has there been so much concern about head injuries in football. Not coincidentally, the quality of tackling has also sharply declined i...

Increase Tackling Power With Patrick Willis' Homegrown Training Secrets

Patrick Willis' "homegrown workout" featured the unconventional training methods he employed as a youngster seeking an extra edge on the gridiron. Bac...

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