Receiver Drills, Part I:

Pre-Practice, Footwork and Ball Drills

Clayt Birmingham

Emporia State University


Pre-Practice Drills


1. Partner Catching Drills: (Stand 10-15 yards apart)

A. Catch And Tuck

- Catch ball with hands

- Tuck ball away as fast as you can

- Overemphasize looking the ball into the tuck position


B. Throw Behind:

- Receiver will turn perpendicular to the thrower

- Thrower will throw ball behind receiver

- With receivers feet planted forward, he must twist at the waist

- End with a catch and tuck ... To read this article, and for full access to all CLN resources, get your MEMBERSHIP NOW.