In this day of explosive scoring and rules changes that favor the offense, fielding a competitive defense is more difficult than ever. AFCA's Defensive Football Drills tries to level the playing field by providing the defense with practice activities that teach defenders the skills they need to excel. The book's 70 drills are divided into four sections: - Defensive Line drills - Linebacker drills - Defensive Back drills - Team Defense drills Developed in cooperation with the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA)--the leading football coaching organization with more than 8,000 members--this book features drills and insights from many of the country's best college and high school defensive coaches. AFCA's Defensive Football Drills develops the fundamental skills every defender needs to compete in today's game--an aggressive style of play and an understanding of complex defensive strategies. All of the drills in the book are presented in a standardized two-page format and are accompanied by a list of key coaching points and an illustration, making them easy to understand and teach. Many of the drills can be performed by players without a coach's supervision. AFCA's Defensive Football Drills--it's the best defensive read a coach or player can make!
|Publication date:||1st September 1996|
|Author:||American Football Coaches Association|
|Publisher:||Human Kinetics Publishers|
|Categories:||American football, Sports training & coaching,|
Since its establishment 1922, the American Football Coaches Association has strived to provide a forum for the discussion and study of all matters pertaining to football and coaching and to maintain the highest possible standards in football and the coaching profession. These objectives, first declared by founders Alonzo Stagg, John Heisman, and others have been instrumental in the AFCA's becoming the effective and highly respected organization it is today. The AFCA now has more than 10,000 members, including coaches from Canada, Europe, Australia, Japan, and Russia. Through three annual publications and several newsletters the Association keeps members informed of the most current ...More About American Football Coaches Association