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2011 GLAZIER CLINIC – TAMPA, FL TIM HOLT ASSISTANT OFFENSIVE LINE COACH TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS PART ONE • OFFENSIVE LINE FUNDAMENTALS PART TWO • 2 BACK ZONE RUN SCHEMES PART THREE • PASS PROTECTION SCHEMES O-LINE CORE BELIEFS THE BIG SIX ASSIGNMENT TECHNIQUE COMMUNICATION AWARENESS INTENSITY POISE O-LINE CORE BELIEFS 3 Things You Control • Attitude • Effort • Preparation Do Not Be Satisfied • What you did Today, will Not be good enough Tomorrow You Need To Be • • • • Smart Tough Relentless Accountable Set The Tempo • Force your will on your opponent • Protect Each Other • Clean the Pile • Clean the Pocket PART ONE OFFENSIVE LINE FUNDAMENTALS • 2 MAN ZONES • 3 MAN ZONES • KEYS TO ANTICIPATING D-LINE MOVEMENT • PRE-PRACTICE DRILLS Pre Practice Philosophy • • • • • STEAL TIME: With Offensive Lineman there is so many things that need to be accomplished in a week of preparation and Pre Practice is 10 minutes to work fundamentals before stretch. SET THE TEMPO: Offensive Lineman need to come prepared to work. They need to know and everyone else needs to know they will be the hardest working group on the field. EMPHASIS ON SPEED: Each drill will take 4-5 minutes. There is limited rest between reps. All the drills you do not need to be stretched for, but they do get you loose for stretch. BODY POSITION: Use Bag Agility and Cone Drills. Mirror Drill they must make each other work, so pair them up by depth chart (Competition creates good work habits). Twist Drill works Eyes and Fits. CONDITIONING: The speed and tempo of the drills help get into offensive line shape. Offensive lineman need play with good body position and quick feet for short bursts with limited rest, not be able to run marathons. The goal is that by the end of pre practice they are winded. THINGS YOU WILL NOTICE: Morale and Pride in the group will improve. They will bond together. They will actually look forward to Pre Practice, because they will realize that the drills directly carry over to game situations. Always make sure your drills serve a purpose, and make sure they fit for the opponent that week. Their conditioning will improve and they will be more effective in the 4th quarter. • PRE PRACTICE DRILLS Mirror Punch Coaching Points: Keep the defender inside your feet, Quick Repunch when Hands get slapped down, Once the first group is done the next group goes (no rest), About 45 seconds per rep and the drill 6 minutes, Eventually eliminate Part 1 and it will take less than 5 minutes Mirror Punch Drill: Everyone goes at same time Part 1- Hands Behind Back Part 2- Right Hand On, Work the Repunch Part 3- Left Hand On, Work the Repunch Part 4- Both Hands On, Work the Repunch Cone Drill Coaching Points: Base, Knee Bend, Quick Feet, and Arm Action Cone Drill: Set up 2 boxes with each cone 5 yards apart Shuffle 2 Duck Run 1 Duck Pedal 3 Shuffle 4 Pre Practice Drills: Twist Drill Twist Drill T Penetrator E Looper E Penetrator T Looper Surprise point to the Looper T E T E T E Passing and Retreating 10 yards 1 Passing and Retreating 10 yards 2 Passing and Retreating 10 yards 3 Coaching Points: • Pass the Twist with Feet. • After the pass get Eyes to an Inside target on the Looper. • Man with Looper find partner’s Hip, Man with Penetrator Physically punch and pass to partner, Stop the Penetrator first you have time to get the Looper. • Each rep takes about 30 seconds and drill 5 minutes, When first group is done the second starts, then the third Run Drills: Fit and Drive Steps and Punch Progression Board Drill 1 (Fit and Drive): • Get Fit on the defender with face in the middle of the numbers • With both hands grab the breast plate of the shoulder pads with thumbs up and on the numbers • Concentrate on the Rolling of the Hips and Acceleration of the Feet down the board Board Drill 2 (One Step and Drive): • From 2 point stance with Right foot staggered back as if you had taken a Straight Ahead step with Left foot with Hands at the Chest • Concentrate on timing up the Punch and getting the 2nd step down at same time and take defender down the board • Then switch the staggered foot • Also have the next man in line put his foot behind the up foot to prevent false stepping Run Drills: Fit and Drive Steps and Punch Progression Board Drill 3 (Reach): • From a 3 point stance • Offset to the Left of the board with Right foot inside with edge of the board • Step being worked is a Lateral Step with the Right foot to the opposite edge of the board • The 2nd Step will come to closest edge of the board and up field • Again concentrating on timing up the 2nd Step and the Punch, and also the Rolling of the Hips and Accelerating down the board • Then switch sides and work Lateral Step Left • EMPHASIS: Stay Tight and Compact. Pin Elbows to Ribs. Be Efficient No Wasted Movement. Run Drills: Fit and Drive Steps and Punch Progression Board Drill 4 (Drive on an Angle): • From a 3 point stance • Offset to the Left of the board with Right foot inside with edge of the board • Step being worked is a Bucket Step with the Right foot to the opposite edge of the board • The 2nd Step will come to closest edge of the board and up field • Again concentrating on timing up the 2nd Step and the Punch, and also the Rolling of the Hips and Accelerating down the board • Then switch sides and work Bucket Step Left Run Drills: Fit and Drive Steps and Punch Progression Board Drill 5 (Blocking a LB): • From a 3 point stance • Offset to the Left of the board with Right foot inside with edge of the board • Step being worked is a Bucket Step with the Right foot to the opposite edge of the board • The 2nd Step will come to closest edge of the board and up field • Concentrate keeping a base and proper angle to block the LB • The LB has 2 flow speeds: – SLOW FLOW: Seal the Outside Armpit and keep shoulders square, your backside hand goes to the Playside number – FAST FLOW: Kick Out the Inside Armpit, your Playside hand goes to the backside number • Then switch sides and work Bucket Step Left • Can also work as a Cut Drill aiming for the Playside thigh pad Run Game: Zone Fundamentals INSIDE ZONE SOLO (DRIVE BLOCK) • FootWork-1st step Lateral Cross Down Hill 2nd step to DL inside foot • Hand Placement-Defender's Inside number • Aiming Point-Tackle = Inside # or Inside Armpit • Guard and Center = Inside 1/2 of Inside number • EMPASIS: Vertical Movement (Do not go sideways) OUTSIDE ZONE SOLO (COVER UP / REACH BLOCK) • Foot Work-1st step Lateral Cross Down Hill 2nd step to DL crotch • Hand Placement-Both Hands are used to Secure the Outside Armpit • Aiming Point-Tackle = a helmet removed from outside armpit • Guard and Center = the inside 1/2 of outside number FAN BLOCK (Drive Block On an Angle) Footwork – 1st step Drop, 2nd step to DL near foot • Hand Placement-Defender's Inside number • Aiming Point- Inside Armpit • SOLO HEAD UP DRILL for DL movement • IZ solo vs. head up that stays head up = drive • IZ solo vs. head up that goes inside = redirect 2nd foot up field (Replace Defender’s Near Foot) • IZ solo vs. head up that goes outside = redirect 2nd foot flat (Replace Defender’s near Foot) BLOCKING A LB • Bucket down the boards on a 45 degree angle • LB reactions • SLOW Flow= Seal and keep shoulders square to LOS, aiming point outside number to armpit • FAST Flow = Kick to sideline, aiming point becomes inside number (fit backside shoulder and run past the hole) • EMPHASIS: Aim to block LB where he will end up to were he is aligned. CUT OFF BLOCK (SIFT) • Foot Work-Lateral Cross Down Hill • Hand Placement-Inside Armpit • Aiming Point-Inside Armpit • Coaching Point-vs. inside shade use outside zone solo tech on IZ and OZ CUT OFF REACTIONS • DL stays Outside no LB threat to Inside Gap • DL crosses face to Inside Gap • DL stays Outside with LB threat to Inside Gap Pass Pro: Base Fundamentals FUNDAMENTALS • Post = inside foot • Set = outside foot • Aiming Point (Eyes) = a spot the size of a 1/2 dollar, it • is used to give the defender a one way go • Tackle AP = the inside armpit not connected to the body • Guard and Center AP = the middle and top of the inside number • AIM SMALL MISS SMALL PUNCH Carry Hands High • Strike from Your Chest to the Defender’s Chest • Must get Extension and keep the Defender Off your • body Keep Weight on Inside Foot and Punch Off It • Bring your Feet with you. • DEMEANOR Tackle = Upright Responsible for the WIDTH of the Pocket Tackle Has TWO Types of Punch Options Jump Set and Aggressive Punch Set with Direction and Depth • Use a 2 Hand Punch • Punch and Move • Vertical Set and Passive Punch • Set with Depth • Inside Arm is the Lock Hand. Outside Arm is the Swat Hand, keep it back and away from the defender, use it to slap away moves Guard and Center = Low and Compact Responsible for the DEPTH of the Pocket • Use a 2 hand punch • Set with Direction Reactions • Everyone vs. inside move = attack it and stop penetration • Tackle vs. outside move = pin the hip and ride the defender • past and up field • Guard and Center vs. outside move = pin the armpit and ride • the defender past and down the line Pass Pro: Sets & Drills PASS SETS • POWER = a 6 inch power step with inside foot into the LOS, attack the defender's inside number, two hand punch, used vs. a head up or inside shade • JUMP = a 6 inch drop step with outside foot, this a reset or a jump set, attack the defender's inside number, goal is to stop defender on the LOS used vs. outside shade • KICK SLIDE = a kick slide step moving outside foot first, attack the defender's inside number, must keep weight on inside foot and a strong inside hand, used vs. a gap or wide shade • VERTICAL SET = a slide kick step straight back, attack the defender's inside armpit, used vs. wide speed rusher or with Slide Protection, Stay on aiming point and keep all weight on inside foot SET TRANSFER DRILL • Start in 2 point stance • 3 Set for 5 yards • 1 Set for 5 yards • Repeat Sequence or Switch Sequence SQUEEZE DRILL • Punch off the Outside Foot then Redirect Out and Punch off the inside Foot • Set up CONE with a Hand Shield 1 yd Inside and a Hand Shield 1 yd Outside the cone. • Tackle takes 3 steps inside and Punches and Redirects Vertically for 4 steps to the Outside Hand Shield. Pass Pro: Drills MIRROR DRILL • Start 2 point stance hands behind back • Slide feet keep the defender inside your feet • Combine Hand Replace with Mirror: RT hand only, LT hand only, Both hands MIRROR POWER DRILL • Start 2 point stance and fit into the defender • POWER to the RT for 3 steps • POWER to the LT for 3 steps • Coaching Point-Switch inside hand and work into to the LOS PASS RUSH PROGRESSION DL RUSH • Outside Rip – Pin the DL inside hip with inside hand and ride up field • Outside Swim – Pin the DL inside armpit with inside hand and flatten down LOS • Inside Control Drill • For all inside moves, Lock out inside arm and Power step into the LOS, Flatten DL into the LOS • Switch feet for center during the drill LB BLITZ • Outside blitz – aiming point is the LB inside armpit and run past, kick slide to force a one way go • Inside blitz – aiming point is the LB inside number, power step and stop charge 2ND LEVEL DRILL for double read • Works double read, Vertical Set eyes on LBS • Read LBS inside/out • Alternate LB Blitz – A, B, C, D Gap • No LB Blitz – power back inside and 2nd level help • Coaching Point-Aiming Points and Footwork TWIST DRILL for passing twists in Man Protection • Start 2 point stance with 2 head up DL vs. 2 OL • Alternate DL who starts twist • Coaching Point • vs. PENETRATER: Power until physically bumped off to looper • vs. LOOPER: Redirect to penetrater and physically pass to looper • Start 2 point stance with 2 head up DL vs. 2 OL or 3 OL • Coaching Point-3rd OL vs. looper go 2nd level and behind to help DRAG / SLIDE DRILL for passing twists and blitzes in Slide Protection • Start 2 point stance with 2 DL and 1 LB • Coaching Point – stress gap responsibility do not chase inside • Alternate DL stunts with LB blitz from different alignments • Add a 2nd LB for Zero coverage awareness DRAG THRU MUG LB Progression – MUG blitz, MUG twist, MUG drop & • OLB blitz, and MUG drop & OLB twist PART TWO 2 BACK ZONE RUN SCHEMES • TEAR CONCEPT • AWAY CONCEPT • FORCE CONCEPT • WEAK CONCEPT TEAR CONCEPT THIS CONCEPT IS USED ON INSIDE ZONE AS A BACKSIDE BLOCKING ADJUSTMENT. • BS TACKLE: IS RESPONSIBLE FOR HIS PLAYSIDE ZONE. • FB OR 2ND TE: IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE BACKSIDE END MAN ON LOS. • QB MIKE RULE: THE TRUE MIKE. IF FORCE IS UNBLOCKABLE BY WR, PUSH THE POINT PLAYSIDE. • THIS TAG ALERTS THE O-LINE THAT THE MAN BLOCKING THE BS EMOL IS COMING FROM THE FRONTSIDE OF THE FORMATION, SO THE LBS FLOW WILL BE DIFFERENT. • USED PRIMIARLY VS UNDER FRONTS, BUT IS GOOD VS ALL FRONTS. AWAY CONCEPT THIS CONCEPT IS USED ON INSIDE ZONE AS A BACKSIDE BLOCKING ADJUSTMENT. • BS TACKLE: IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE BACKSIDE END MAN ON LOS. • FB OR 2ND TE: IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE WLB. • THIS TAG ALERTS THE O-LINE THAT THE LBS FLOW WILL BE THE SAME AS ON SPLIT FLOW. • QB MIKE RULE: THE TRUE MIKE. IF FORCE IS UNBLOCKABLE BY WR, PUSH THE POINT PLAYSIDE. • USED PRIMIARLY VS OVER FRONTS, BUT IS SOMETIMES USED VS 34 FRONT. • VS 3-4 FRONT: THE BS TACKLE & BS GUARD USE A FAN TECHNIQUE, AND THE “AWAY” BLOCKER INSERTS ON THE BS ILB. FORCE CONCEPT THIS CONCEPT IS USED ON OUTSIDE ZONE AND INSIDE ZONE AS A PLAYSIDE BLOCKING ADJUSTMENT. • FB OR 2ND TE: IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FORCE PLAYER. • O-LINE: IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE “BOX”. • QB MIKE RULE: FIND THE FORCE PLAYER AND COUNT TWO SPOTS BACK. • CAN BE USED AS “FORCE” BLOCKER FROM BACKFIELD OR FROM A WING SET. • “SHRED” TAG: MAY BE USED TO HAVE A WR BE BACKSIDE HOLD OFF BLOCKER ON THE EMOL. WEAK CONCEPT THIS CONCEPT IS USED ON OUTSIDE ZONE TO SE SIDE. • FB OR 2ND TE: IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE WLB. • O-LINE: IS RESPONSIBLE FOR MLB & SLB. • QB MIKE RULE: LEAVE ONE FOR THE FB OR 2ND TE. IF FORCE IS UNBLOCKABLE BY WR, THE FORCE PLAYER IS COUNTED AS THE LEAVE ONE. • IS AN EASY PLAY TO CHANGE THE LOOK FOR DEFENSE WITH FORMATION OR MOTION. PART THREE PASS PROTECTION SCHEMES • DEFINE YOUR PROTECTIONS • CENTER/QB REDIRECT GUIDLINES • DRAGS (DUALS) & SLIDES • PROTECTION ADJUSTMENTS DEFINING YOUR PROTECTIONS BASE PROTECTIONS • 7 MAN BASE: OL HAS MIKE – RB/TE HAVE OLBS • 6 MAN DRAG (DUAL): OL HAS MIKE & OLB – RB HAS OLB TO SCAN SLIDE PROTECTIONS • 7 MAN SLIDE: OL HAS OLB - RB/TE HAVE OLBS • 6 MAN SLIDE: OL HAS OLB – RB HAS MIKE/OLB TO SCAN • 5 MAN SLIDE: OL IS SCAT TO DRAG (DUAL) TURN PROTECTIONS • 7 MAN TURN: OL HAS MIKE & OLB – RB/TE HAVE DE/OLB • 6 MAN TURN: OL HAS MIKE & OLB – RB HAS DE (EMLOS) TEACHING THE CENTER HOW TO REDIRECT THE PROTECTION IDENTIFY THE INSIDE RECEIVER (#2 WEAK OR #2 STRONG) GENERAL RULE: • THE MIKE IS WEAK IN 2X2 • THE MIKE IS STRONG IN 3X1 • BALANCE THE PROTECTION – 3 ON 3 TO A SIDE – WORK TO A 4 MAN SIDE 2X2 SLIDE (RB AWAY) • 2 DEFENDERS OVER #2 (OLB BLITZ THREAT) – SLIDE STAYS ON FOR OLB • 1 DEFENDER OVER #2 (OLB NO BLITZ THREAT) – SLIDE GOES TO BASE FOR MIKE • THREAT OF 4 STRONG (OLB NO BLITZ THREAT) – SLIDE GOES TO BASE FOR NEW MIKE 2X2 DRAG (RB TO) • 3 DEFENDERS OVER #2 & RB – CENTER WORK TO MIKE / DRAG SIDE IS SCAT OFF OLB • 2 DEFENDERS OVER #2 & RB – CENTER WORK TO DRAG SIDE (AWAY FROM RB) 3X1 DRAG (RB IS #2) • 2 DEFENDERS OVER #2 (4 WEAK THREAT) – CENTER WORK TO RB (BASE) SIDE TO NEW MIKE / DRAG SIDE IS SCAT OFF NEW OLB • 1 DEFENDER OVER #2 (NO 4 WEAK THREAT) – CENTER WORK TO DRAG SIDE / BASE SIDE IS BASE QUESTIONS ?