Tackling and Pursuit Drillsby Rick Stewart
This 14-page pdf is CHAPTER 18 of the READ & REACT 425/34 Combo Front Defensive Playbook
TACKLING PROGRESSION to teach your players how to tackle safely in shorts.
9 Tackling Drills and 4 Turover Drills used in a Tackling Circuit
5 Pursuit Drills to use at end of every practice
At least 5 tackling drills for every position
FUNNEL DRILL -- which is the old Oklahoma Drill with the DBs and WR added
Coach Stewart has been a football coach for 27 years, 22 at the high school level including 16 as a head coach. He took three losing programs to playoffs.
--> Won 9 games with a Pennslyvania team that hadn't won 9 games since 1982 and had only won 8 games in 5 years
--> Won 40 games in 5 years, first playoff win in 100-year school history, and back-to-back section title games at school that had won 8 games in 5 years
--> Took 0-27 Corcoran to undefeated league title in his second season. Coaching staff remained after Stewart left and won 3 consecutive section titles
--> During his absence, McFarland went 1-19. Stewart led them to their 4th playoff in 2004. This was McFarland's last winning season
--> Took 0-24 McFarland team to its 3rd playoff in 75 years in 1999. (Stewart took a 3-year hiatus after that season)
Stewart also has coached basketball, serving as AAU director for girls basketball in California and tutored seven girls to D-1 scholarships. He understands what coaches want and his company, ALL ACCESS COACHING, is all about helping the next generation of coaches.