- Add a flexible weapon to your offense with a skilled tight end
- Control the C-gap and win the edge with solid run blocking skills
- Create mismatches in the secondary with smaller defenders
- Confuse opposing defenses with tight end alignment and motion
with Mark Staten,
Michigan State University Offensive Line Coach
Mark Staten has packaged nearly a decade of college coaching experience at all levels into an easy-to-follow, well-organized tutorial on developing championship tight ends. Now the Offensive Line Coach at Michigan State University, Coach Staten describe the qualities to look for in a prospective player and then launches into basic concepts like proper stance, position responsibilities and the role of the tight end in the game today.
Coach Staten demonstrates blocking drills that will help your tight end dominate the line of scrimmage while developing his potential to play more aggressively and effectively. Each drill is demonstrated with field-level practice footage and followed by game footage showing the blocks in action.
The section on pass blocking highlights the key techniques and strategies to effective pass blocking. Staten uses a half line drill to highlight essential blocking techniques and follow it with game film.
CATCHING THE FOOTBALL
Hand/eye coordination, route running and protecting the football are emphasized in the final segment of this straightforward, instructional presentation. Staten shares coaching tips throughout the presentation that both complement and enhance the drills, tactics and techniques included in the DVD.
Players and coaches will all benefit from the content and concepts in this DVD given by on the most esteemed offensive coaches associated with the game.
77 minutes. 2011.Football Videos