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Youth Football Offensive Line Drills: The Fundamentals

When teaching a young athlete any position in any sport, it is key to reinforce the fundamentals of skill execution. When trying to teach youth football...

Ask the Experts: How Can I Improve My Workout as a Defensive Lineman?

Q: How can I improve my workout as a defensive lineman? A: Defensive linemen have many talents. They must be able to bull rush massive offens...

Elite Lineman Training Guide: Bodyweight Exercises

Football games are won in the trenches. For a lineman to control the line of scrimmage, he must first successfully control his own body. The following 8...

Coaches: Basic Football Skills for Young Players

                                             Being around football for as long as I can remember, I have been able to see the growth of the sport. From...

Proper Pass Blocking Technique for Offensive Linemen

As the passing game becomes more complex, quarterbacks become more important to the game. Consequently, the people who protect the quarterback have ...

How J.J. Watt Starts Strong

J.J. Watt of the Houston Texans didn't start his Thanksgiving last year with turkey or stuffing. In fact, all Watt needed to power his three-sack pe...

5 Must-Do Drills for Defensive Linemen

You can turn on the TV on any fall Sunday and see players like J.J. Watt, Charles Johnson and Jared Allen making plays all over the field; but what ...

MISSION Athletecare Presents the Enduracool Bandana

If you've ever attended a football game, you might have witnessed heat rising from the sweat-soaked head of a lineman taking his place on the bench....

3 Key Football Blocking Drills for Offensive Players

During a typical football play, only one offensive player gets to carry the ball. This means that the other 10 players on offense better block someb...

Path to the Pros 2013: Sheldon Richardson

Sheldon Richardson's left forearm is the backdrop for a trilogy of tattoos that pay homage to the pro sports teams in his hometown of St. Louis. Th...

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