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  1. 1. 2011 Salisbury High School Offensive Line Basics<br />By: Tyler Azzalina<br />
  2. 2. Stance <br />Toe to in-step<br />KNEE BEND, NOT HIP<br />Hand down, no weight on fingers <br />Flat back <br />Opposite hand, cocked, ready to FIRE <br />Drill: Birddog <br /><br />
  3. 3. Splits and Positions <br />VERY IMPORTANT <br />Need 3 to 4 foot splits <br />TACKLE CENTER TACKLE<br /> GUARD GUARD<br />
  4. 4. Punch <br />Most important part of your block<br />On snap of football take your 6-8in step <br />Cock arms <br />Explode your hips and arms through the block <br />Drills and progression <br /><ul><li>Explode from knees (sell out)
  5. 5.</li></ul>Explode from stance <br />
  6. 6. Drive Block <br />First step: 6 to 8in with outside foot, forward, STAY LOW, head up! <br />-Load Arms <br />Second step: Even out feet<br />- Make Contact<br />Third step: Drive! <br />Drills:<br /> - Three step progression<br /> - Bag Drills in Chutes<br /> - Sled <br />
  7. 7. Aiming point <br /><ul><li>Under the shoulder pads
  8. 8. Head position: in the chest plate!</li></li></ul><li>Down Block <br />First Step: 6-8in FLAT step down the line, STAY LOW, Head up. <br />Load Arms<br />Second Step: Even up, butt in the hole! Cut the man off<br />Third Step: Make contact! Drive away from the hole <br />Drills: <br />-3 Step Progression <br />-Chutes <br />-Sled <br />
  9. 9. Aiming Point <br />-Head Across<br />-Punch through chest!<br />
  10. 10. Reach Block/ Bucket step <br />Coaching Point: Aiming point- Base of the outside numbers <br />First step: Back foot, backwards! Loose ground to gain ground. Hips towards the sideline <br />Second Step: Even up, begin to swing hips <br />Third step: Make contact, Swing hips totally towards sideline and drive!<br />Drills:<br /> - 3 step hit drill <br /> - Press to pressure <br /> - Bag drill <br /><br />2<br />1<br />
  11. 11. Cut <br />First Step: Just like your Bucket step, loose ground to gain ground. <br />Second Step: Lower your level, take your inside forearm and explode through the defenders outside knee<br />Third Step: ROLL, SCRAMBLE <br />Drills: <br />- Cut drill <br /><br />
  12. 12. Review <br />Most important: STANCE and START <br />Practice!!!<br />Drive and Down- First step, 6-8in <br />
  13. 13. Question <br />What would you like to learn outside?<br />Go outside and run through some drills!! <br />