Principles of Offensive Line Play
© August, 2012
by John Strollo Offensive Line Coach • Ball State University
Three fundamentals - posture, tight feet, and tight hands – are critical in an offensive lineman’s technique.
We operate on the notion that all actions on the football field are based on fundamental skills that we can learn, practice and improve. In order to do this, we have worked hard to understand what exactly is fundamental to the action that we coach.
I have spent a good portion of my career examining fundamentals. While I cannot say that my examination was always sound, it never stopped me from searching. I feel that we have identified some sound fundamentals for offensive line play. We have extended some of these fundamentals to other positions - tight ends, wide receivers and running backs.
If you really look at the methods we preach and practice, you will see that everything we do is based on 3 p ...The full article can only be seen by subscribers.
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