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Learn the principles of contact necessary to apply and resist force on the gridiron with the new USA Football Tip of the Spear Contact System, taught by former NFL player Scott Peters.
COACH UP YOUR ENTIRE STAFF
Form a base. Posture is key to safety and the base is the foundation for success.
Playing long allows separation and takes the helmet out of contact.
Ascend the hips. All contact should be initiated and delivered through the uncoiling of the hips.
Play square. Staying square allows for “multidirectional” power and control.
Triangulate or attack half a man. Offset the body to the opponent instead of attacking the center of the opponent’s mass. Offset off the defender midline.
Not all football drills are created equal. Even some of the more traditional contact drills not only carry a high degree of risk, but they fail to develop scheme-specific contact skills required to win come game day.
This feature of the USA Football Tip of the Spear Contact System will help you:
Explore the principles of the bridge and pillar fits and teach your players the basic foundational knowledge for blocking and defeating blocks.
Features coaching points on how to apply the BLAST principles of contact to the bridge and pillar application.
USA Football Tip of the Spear Contact System Clinic
Go beyond basic tactics and train your entire coaching staff on the most sophisticated and effective approach to blocking and defeating blocks.
Interactive and focused on maximizing player skill development and performance - explore techniques that lead to more wins, opponent domination ... all without contact to the head.
Take your coaching education to the next level with USA Football and NFHS.
A safer team is a stronger team. Make safety your number one priority.