Mastering the Art: How to Read the Quarterback as a Safety in Football

Safeties serve as the last line of defense, responsible for safeguarding against deep passes and providing crucial support in various coverages. One of the key skills that sets great safeties apart is their ability to read the quarterback’s intentions. By studying the qu...

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Mastering the Art of Press Man Coverage

Mastering the Art of Press Man Coverage: Techniques Used by Elite Defensive Backs In the fast-paced world of the football, defensive backs play a pivotal role in disrupting the rhythm of opposing offenses. One of the most effective techniques in a cornerback’s arsenal is...

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Help Defensive Backs Avoid These 5 Common Mistakes

Defensive backs play a critical role in a football team’s defense, but like any other position, they are susceptible to making mistakes. Recognizing and addressing these common errors can help defensive backs improve their performance on the field. In this blog post, we ...

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Mastering the Art of Film Study: A Guide for Defensive Backs

Film study is a crucial aspect of success for any defensive back in football. It allows players to gain a competitive edge by understanding opponents’ tendencies, recognizing formations, and anticipating plays. In this blog post, we will explore the essential steps and s...

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How To Teach Press Man Coverage

Press man coverage is a very effective tool that defenses can use to neutralize some of the most potent passing attacks.  Many feel that superior athletic ability is required to be effective in press man but that is not entirely true.  The over arching thing that is ...

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Fix Your Eyes on More Interceptions with these 5 Techniques

In the realm of sports, the ability to maintain sharp eye discipline and unwavering focus is often the difference between success and mediocrity. Whether you’re an aspiring athlete or a seasoned competitor, honing your visual skills can significantly enhance your perform...

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Avoid these Top 5 DB Coach Mistakes

Coaching Defensive Backs: Avoiding the Biggest Teaching Mistakes Whether you have been at it for a while or you’ve just been given the tall task,  coaching the last line of defense can be quite the challenge.  Outside of quarterback and left tackle,  no ot...

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Off Man / Zone DB Workout

I am often asked for defensive back workouts, and so I will look to provide some of those for you here in this members area. For this reason over the last couple of weeks, I have been posting drills in here with explanations.  To get an explanation and video of each drill...

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Mind on Lock; 5 Key Mental Elements You Need In Press Coverage

When It comes to training and improving your press man skills,  the emphasis is most often put on developing the physical characteristics that are necessary to stay in front of and on the hip of a wide receiver.  However,  there is a big mental component to play...

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How to Train for DB Speed in the Offseason

Enhancing Speed in the Offseason: Training Tips for Defensive Backs Speed is a vital attribute for defensive backs in football, enabling them to keep up with receivers, close gaps, and make crucial plays. To excel on the field, defensive backs must prioritize speed training du...

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