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Coaching Qb Position

Coaching Qb Position

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Coaching the Quarterback Position

By Brian Caler

07.05.09

Clinic 1 Jugend/Junioren

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What must a Quarterback be able to do?

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A Quarterback must be able to …
• • • • • • • Be a Coach on the field Skillfully lead the Offense Control the L.O.S. Cleanly offer the ball to the Running Backs Distinguish between Man & Zone Coverage Know the weaknesses of each Defense Demonstrate consistent throwing mechanics

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09 Clinic 1 Jugend/Junioren 4 .05.Finding the right Player         What to look for in a Quarterback Leadership Abilities Athletic Ability Natural Throwing Motion Confidence Mental Toughness Intelligence Dependability 07.

09 Clinic 1 Jugend/Junioren 5 .What we as Coaches must do     Teach the player the game Teach the player the Offense Teach the player the different types of Defenses Teach the player the fundamentals of the position 07.05.

Athletic Passer 7. Running Quarterback 07.Different Types of Quarterbacks 1.09 Clinic 1 Jugend/Junioren 6 .05. Pocket Passer 4.

09 Clinic 1 Jugend/Junioren 7 .Position Specific Fundamentals  Hand Placement and Stance  Receiving the Snap  Giving a Hand Off/Ball Handling  Throwing Grip  Drop Mechanics  Throwing Mechanics 07.05.

05.Hand Placement and Stance   With the throwing hand on top.09 Clinic 1 Jugend/Junioren 8 . thumbs together. Knees flexed with a slight bend at the waist. place the top hand under the backside of the center. stand tall 07. back is flat.

Receiving the Snap  Pull the ball into your belly (seat the ball) 07.05.09 Clinic 1 Jugend/Junioren 9 .

belt to belt See the ball in with the eyes Keep the off hand tight against the body (play the guitar) 07.09 Clinic 1 Jugend/Junioren 10 .05.Giving a Hand Off/Ball Handling    Belly to belly.

05.09 Clinic 1 Jugend/Junioren 11 .Throwing Grip   Grip the ball with the finger tips not the hand Leave space between the ball and hand. do not palm the ball 07.

05.Drop Mechanics      Protect the ball by keeping two hands on it at all times Keep the eyes down field Dip the front shoulder to assure proper weight transfer Stand tall upon set up Feel the pressure do not look at where it is coming from 07.09 Clinic 1 Jugend/Junioren 12 .

05.Throwing Mechanics      Ball Placement Open.09 Clinic 1 Jugend/Junioren 13 . Close the Door High Release Snap the Wrist Follow Through 07.

09 Clinic 1 Jugend/Junioren 14 .Ball Placement   Ball should be held at about shoulder level Keep two hands on the ball at all times 07.05.

Open.05. Close the Door   This is the first step to executing the throwing motion As the player steps he opens the hips and chest.09 Clinic 1 Jugend/Junioren 15 . during weight transfer and follow through he is closing the hips and chest 07.

05.09 Clinic 1 Jugend/Junioren 16 .High Release  Ball should stay high and come over the top of the arm and shoulder 07.

09 Clinic 1 Jugend/Junioren 17 .Snap the Wrist  As the player releases the ball off the index finger. he should snap the wrist allowing him to follow through with thumb down 07.05.

finish with the thumb to the opposite pocket 07.Follow Through  Thumb down.09 Clinic 1 Jugend/Junioren 18 .05.

09 Clinic 1 Jugend/Junioren 19 .The Throwing Motion 07.05.

09 Clinic 1 Jugend/Junioren 20 .Executing the 3 Step Drop      Make a pre-snap read (best look side) 1 big distance step eyes down field 2 little gather steps eyes to pre-snap read side Trying to reach a depth of 5 yards Ball should be thrown in approximately 2.2 seconds or less 07.05.

09 Clinic 1 Jugend/Junioren 21 .Executing the 5 Step Drop       Pre-snap choose the best look side 3 big distance step eyes down field 2 little gather steps eyes to chosen best look side Hitch back up into the pocket Trying to reach a depth of 7 yards Ball should be thrown in approximately 2.5 to 3 seconds 07.05.

Throwing on the Run      Should maintain good ball placement Keep two hands on the ball Shorten the steps as you get ready to throw Turn at the waist and get the shoulders in line with the target Follow through by running through the target 07.09 Clinic 1 Jugend/Junioren 22 .05.

05.09 Clinic 1 Jugend/Junioren 23 .Position Specific Drill Work 07.

09 Clinic 1 Jugend/Junioren 24 .Practicing the Follow Through  Kneeling Throw  Left knee down  Both knees down  Right knee down  Feet Parallel Drill  Face forward  Face right  Face left 07.05.

loser does push ups  Trajectory Pass  15 yards = 1 Ball  25 yards = 2 Balls  35 yards = 3 Balls  Lights Out Drill  Pre-Pass stance. Accuracy Drill Working On Accuracy  Face Shot = 2 Points  Chest Shot = 1 Point  Play to ten. eyes closed  Position a WR in a different location every time  On command the QB should open his eyes and find the WR.09 Clinic 1 Jugend/Junioren 25 . and make a strong accurate throw. set his feet. get aligned.05. 07.

while trying to keep from falling off balance  Drop and Delivery Drill  3 step – 1 big. 2 little gather  5 step – 3 big. while maintaining good ball placement keep the eyes down field  On command the QB should then plant his foot and set up.05.Practicing the Drop & Set Up   Turn and Run Drill  Take a normal under C stance take a continuous drop  The drop should be a full sprint. 2 little gather 07. while maintaining good Ball Placement keep the eyes down field Turn and Run.09 Clinic 1 Jugend/Junioren 26 . Set Up Drill  Take a normal under C stance take a continuous drop  The drop should be a full sprint.

role up onto the toes as you release the ball Normal Foot Drill  Stand with your lead foot forward about heel to toe relation. role up onto the toes as you release the ball. shorten the steps. role up onto the toes as you release the ball Sprint Out Drill  Open to the sprint out side.Practicing Throwing on the Run     Opposite Foot Drill  Stand with your trail foot forward about heel to toe relation. turn the upper body at the waist and shorten the steps as you get ready to throw. turn at the waist. follow through by running through the target 07.09 Clinic 1 Jugend/Junioren 27 . role up onto the toes as you release the ball Down the Line  10 –15 yards apart running across the field. aiming for a depth of 7 yards.05.

zigzag.05. keep ball loaded.09 Clinic 1 Jugend/Junioren 28 . maintain good pre-pass stance Progression Feet  5 step drop. 07. avoid the rush by escaping the pocket.Practicing Pocket Awareness & Movement     Wave Drill – Rt. back door. Diagonal  Short choppy steps. Coach calls out forwards. and throw Escape Drill  5 step drop. Lt. the QB should shift his feet in the called direction and maintain a good Pre-Pass stance until told to throw Pocket Bags/Cones  Lie 3 bags or 3 rows of cones down. front door. so you will be able to throw at any time. backwards. or up and out. QB should start from and maintain the Pre-Pass stance. middle. Keep good ball placement as you escape the pocket. upon set the coach calls out Rt. Lt. Back. Up.

Making the Different Throws 07.05.09 Clinic 1 Jugend/Junioren 29 .

The Basics of Reading Coverages    Locate each Secondary Player  Free Safety  Strong Safety  Corner Backs Alignment of the Safeties  2 High or Single High  On the Hash or middle of formation Alignment of the Corners  Depth and Technique  Off or Press  Inside or outside leverage  Looking in at the QB or fixed on the WR 07.05.09 Clinic 1 Jugend/Junioren 30 .

05.09 Clinic 1 Jugend/Junioren 31 .Group Activity  Where are the weaknesses of each?        Cover 0 Cover 1 Cover 2 Cover 2 man Cover 3 Cover 4 Q-Q-H 07.

05.09 Clinic 1 Jugend/Junioren 32 .Coaching Points in Review        Teach your player the game Teach your player the Offense Teach your player the different types of Defenses Teach your player the fundamentals of the position Teach your player why it is important to protect the Football Teach your player how to make the different throws Teach your player how to distinguish between man and zone coverage’s 07.

Questions 07.05.09 Clinic 1 Jugend/Junioren 33 .

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