Top 25 Football Skills, Tips, and Tricks

Top 25 Football Skills, Tips, and Tricks

by John Albert Torres

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Overview

Top 25 Football Skills, Tips, and Tricks by John Albert Torres

Would you like to throw a football like All-Pro quarterback Peylon Manning? Or would you rather learn to slash through defenders like superstar running back Adrian Peterson? It takes a lot of hard work and practice to reach the professional ranks, but even the greatest players have to learn the basics first. And this book is a great place to start. Learn the skills you'll need to play the many positions in football and find out some fun tips and tricks from the pros along the way.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780766038585
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/01/2011
Series: Top 25 Sports Skills, Tips, and Tricks Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.79(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.39(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Passing and Receiving 5

1 Gripping the Football 6

2 The Proper Throwing Stance 8

3 How to Fling the Pigskin 10

4 Catching the Football 11

5 Running After the Catch 12

Rushing 14

6 The Exchange 15

7 Protecting the Ball 16

8 Running to "Daylight," 18

9 Running Vision 20

10 More than Just a Runner 21

Line Play 22

11 Run Blocking 23

12 Blocking for the Trap 24

13 Pass Blocking 26

14 Defensive line 28

15 Patience on Defense 29

Defense end Special Teams 30

16 How to Tackle 30

17 Linebackers 32

18 Pass Coverage 34

19 Punting and Special Teams Coverage 36

20 Kicking Field Goals 38

Fun Tricks and Training 40

21 Agility Drills 40

22 Conditioning 42

23 Terrible 20s 43

24 Two-Hand Touch 44

25 Fun Plays 45

Glossary 46

Further Reading (Books and Internet Addresses) 47

Index 48

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