In this video you will learn how to:
- Create personnel and scheme mismatches for opposing offenses
- Incorporate team blitz ideas for multiple players
- Implement line stunts that create havoc for offensive blocking schemes
- Dictate style of play to the offense using blitzes and line stunts
with Drew Sanders,Vandegrift (TX) High School Head Coach;
in 2018: Texas 6A Div. II Regional Semi-Finalists, 12-1 final record;
Undefeated District 13-6A Champions;
#1 Ranked Defense in 13-6A;
Most interceptions in school history (12)
The blitz is just one way to create chaos for opposing offenses. Drew Sanders takes you on an inside look into his blitz package for the 4-2-5 defense, and how it dictates to an offense what to do.
Coach begins by addressing why the 4-2-5 is one of the up and coming defensive schemes due to its flexibility. He gives you five core beliefs on how to develop a great defense. He goes through several different factors that he looks for in scouting an opponent to set up what he thinks will be an effective blitz. The ability to get into an even front to an odd front is very easy and structured. Coach extends to simple philosophical understandings in order to make your defense simplistic and effective enough at the high school level.
Coach Sanders covers blitz concepts to stop both the run and the pass. The Sammy and Willie are inside backer blitz's that include the tackle and nose and apply pressure in the middle of the offense. The Pinch and Twist are shown and Sanders points out the proper footwork for the defensive linemen as they penetrate the offensive line. All of his blitzes help create scheme mismatches.
The team blitz involves multiple players and attacks the offense in a variety of ways. Coach Sanders points out that the coach should blitz according to; formation, down and distance, which hash the ball is on, play calling tendencies as well as game situation. He continues by showing the defensive blitz menu that is important to have in order to have your program on the same page in developing your defense. You'll see:
- line stunts
- line tricks
- Team Blitzes
Coach goes through a list of five factors that should go into game planning and calling a defense within a game situation.
Create your own chaos and wreak havoc on your opponents out of the 4-2-5 with essential blitzing techniques, line stunts and tricks.
76 minutes. 2014.Football Videos