Man-to-Man Teaching Progression
Chadd Braine
Defensive Coordinator, Northern Michigan University
NMU Team Clinic

When you play in a conference as strong as ours - four NCAA II national championships have been won by our conference in the past five years - you have to be fundamentally sound in everything you do.

As a result, we have simplified what we are doing so that we can teach and play it well.

One of the things we have done on defense is to break down each position and take a look at what we really need to do at each position to help our athletes to be competitive.

What follows is the nuts and bolts of what we are looking for in our defensive backs and the basic man-man teaching progression from both the off and bump positions. ... To read this article, and for full access to all CLN resources, get your MEMBERSHIP NOW.