Learning How to Stay Low in Football


Learning how to stay low in football is the key to success in the line. “LOW MAN WINS!” Every football player has heard a coach say this. So why is that low man wins in football? It’s all about leverage. Players who can stay low will play with leverage. Leverage allows players to take advantage…

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Why Spend More Time on Offensive Line Skills?

offensive line skills

Are there specific offensive line skills our kids should be learning? Of course there are! So why do coaches not spend the time to teach offensive line skills? We have quarterbacks, running backs and receivers doing ball drills all year long. The traditional “skill” players are now very heavily involved in 7 on 7 leagues…

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Why is Hip Flexibility Important for Linemen?

hip flexibility

Hip flexibility is the number one thing we at Trench Training hear about from college coaches. How are their hips? Do they play with their pads out? Can they change direction? These are some of the most common questions college coaches are asking when they watch video of recruits. Size, strength and power all factor…

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5 Ways of Teaching Kids Leadership

teaching kids leadership

Teaching kids leadership is often a topic we don’t spend enough time on as parents and coaches. The ability to lead is a skill that found in almost every successful athlete. There are many ways to be a leader. Some leaders are quiet, some are loud and others lead without a sound. In any case there…

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