2,097 rushing yards on the season with 12 TDs. 3.30 batting average with 118 runs. 262 three point field goals with 746 free throws completed. (Adrian Peterson 2012, Bryce Harper 2015, James Harden 2016).
Being afforded the opportunity to put all of these athletes through their pre-combine warm-ups has inspired me to write today’s blog in hopes to continue to educate our youth and our coaches on the impact various warm-up styles have on an athlete’s performance.
In honor of the NFL Combine on February 28, and in conjuction with BodyBuilder.com and MuscleTech, we will be releasing two videos each week on how to improve your time and technique in the 40 yard dash, 3 cone drill, vertical jump, 225 bench press, shuttle run, and broad jump. Many athletes think they are fast, but are they NFL fast?
Rashan Gary explodes off the line, then uses a meaty forearm to propel the offensive tackle backward and to the right before Gary makes a quick move to the left to knock down the tackling dummy at Nike’s The Opening football camp last month in Oregon.
Footwork is incredibly important for football agility. Being able to move your feet quickly can have a big impact on your performance. Having fast feet can help you sprint, change direction, block, tackle, throw and even catch the ball.
Here are a few simple drills that can help you with your footwork for football.
With the camp and combine season around the corner, growing interest in Lipscomb could quickly turn to scholarship offers. The 5-11, 150 pound, athlete has an unofficial visit to USC under his belt and programs like BYU, Purdue, and Washington State taking a closer look.