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© June, 2013
Teaching Tackling Technique

by Brandon Payne
Defensive Backs Coach Clairemont High School (CA)

Proper tackling can be taught through four simple phases.

Teaching proper tackling technique is more important today than in recent years, especially with all the attention and focus on player safety and reducing head injuries. We teach an A-B-C-D progression tackling drill that not only breaks tackling down into phases but also focuses on using proper technique and can be used at any level. The drill is done within 10-yards, which minimizes contact and has a low risk of players getting hurt or injured. I ha ...The full article can only be seen by subscribers.
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