I need to get faster off the ball for o line and d line. I am gonna get leaner, and i have been jumping rope, which i heard is good for quickness and coordination. Any other suggestions?
12-29-2012, 07:47 PM #1
12-30-2012, 12:08 AM #2
12-30-2012, 12:14 AM #3
12-30-2012, 12:57 AM #4
- Join Date: Apr 2007
- Location: United States
- Posts: 5,253
- BodyPoints: 9905
- Rep Power: 3304
12-30-2012, 01:11 AM #5
Are you getting ran over? or are they getting past your before you get up/ blocking you out before you get up? If its the first part then you need to work on explosive workouts. Your going to need your weight and strength based on the positions you play so stick to power/ explosive lifts. If it is the latter, then you need to work on your technique because they are either swimming or grabbing you by the shoulder pads and blocking you out.
Swimming (D)- You do a swimming motion with the arm closest to your opponent, the arm will go over their shoulder, as you do this your other arm will push your opponent's arm in or push him away from you. (other arm will go under swimming arm) As you bring your swimming arm down you push the opponents back and either contain or pursue.
Rip (D or O)- When the opponent gets a hold of you, keep your arm L shaped. While doing this forcefully break their grip with an upward motion of your L shaped arm going across your body. Swing your arm around and either block (O) after you've broken their grip or break the grip and rush the hole.
Hammer fist (D or O) - When your opponent grabs onto you, use your forearms and smash down onto their hands in result breaking their grip.
These are just some simple techniques you can use. I haven't played football in a while, thats kind of some bits and pieces I remember. Look online for O-line/ D-line drills.
12-30-2012, 02:21 AM #6
12-30-2012, 08:38 AM #7
- Join Date: May 2009
- Location: Florida, United States
- Age: 24
- Stats: 5'9", 178 lbs
- Posts: 6,786
- Rep Power: 8142
Anyways, op. When accelerating from a complete stand still max strength and the rate that you can develop force are gonna be the things that get you outta your stance. Since the first step of a sprint is always a push (You can try to "pull", but I don't think you'll go anywhere), front squats, like was said earlier, is a great tool to utilize. Back squats are great too. Then there's the whole "how fast you can develop power" thing. Power cleans, hang cleans, and speed deadlift are all tools to help you with that. Remember, with power stuff keep the reps low so you're not just doing conditioning. You want each rep to be FAST!★★★USF MISC CREW★★★
**MISC Strength Crew**
"If thou wilt make a man happy, add not unto his riches but take away from his desires." - Epicurus
Training Log: http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=159250211
12-30-2012, 09:51 AM #8Proudly sponsored by Panthera Training Systems
PM for training program info
"Every normal man must be tempted at times to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin to slit throats."
12-30-2012, 09:53 AM #9
- Join Date: Nov 2012
- Location: Wisconsin, United States
- Age: 19
- Stats: 5'11", 187 lbs
- Posts: 539
- Rep Power: 0
12-30-2012, 02:05 PM #10
By teriyakisaki in forum Sports TrainingReplies: 9718Last Post: 09-23-2015, 05:23 PM
By VerticalDreams in forum Sports TrainingReplies: 97Last Post: 06-28-2012, 12:27 AM
By PowerhouseJ in forum Sports TrainingReplies: 23Last Post: 04-25-2012, 07:23 AM
By davedabeast in forum Sports TrainingReplies: 8Last Post: 02-06-2008, 01:27 PM