Youth Football and Cheerleader Programs in Wilton, CT
 
 
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Expectations for these objectives are 90% of the team.  There are always kids on a different learning curve, both faster and slower.  Expectations are that most kids should be aware of the techniques for each position.
 
Offensive Line
Bantam: Junior: Senior:
Cadence
Hole numbering
Drive block
Stay with block - whistle blows
 
Lead blocking
Pulling.
Reach blocking
Lead block
Trapping
Pulling
Pass blocking
Formations
Release block
Down field blocking
Down Field Blocking
Audibles
Reading blocking assignments
 
Offensive Ends (include all blocking techniques for Offensive Line)

Bantam: Junior: Senior:
1-2 pass patterns
Release block
 
Stalk block (timing)
2-4 pass patterns
Stalk Block (timing)
Down field blocking
Reverse
4+ pass patterns
Position numbering
Audibles
 
Reading coverage
 
Offensive backs
Bantam: Junior: Senior:
Lead blocking
Ball handling
Hole numbering
Back numbering
 
Pass blocking
Play action
2-3 pass patterns
Running techniques (blockers back)
Finding the open hole
 
Offense in General
Bantam: Junior: Senior:
Stance and start
Dives
Leads
Sweeps
1-2 pass plays
Counters (traps)
2-4 passes
Play action
Options
Veers
 
Audibles
 
Defensive Line
Bantam: Junior: Senior:
Fighting off the block
Form tackling
Shooting the gaps
Swim and bull technique
Angle of pursuit
Stunts
 
 
Defensive Ends
Bantam: Junior: Senior:
Contain (box or fan)
Stay home (discipline)
Fighting off the block
Playing the sidelines
Read triangle (OE, QB, HB)
Drop into pass coverage
 
Defensive Line backers
Bantam: Junior: Senior:
Angle of pursuit
Meet the runner at the hole
Open field tackling
Fighting off the block
Pass coverage
Keying on players
Covering the gaps (stunts)
Angele of pursuit
Stuffing the hole
Zone vs. man to man pass D
Blitzing
 
 
Defensive backs
Bantam: Junior: Senior:
Angle of pursuit
Open field tackling
Pass defense
Fighting off the block
Angle of pursuit
Zone vs. man to man pass D
 
Defense in General
Bantam: Junior: Senior:
Stance and start
Following the ball
Staying home
  Reading blockers