One player will stand in front of the coach about 5 yards away. They should be facing each other.
The coach will give the backpedal command by pulling the football up toward his chest. After the player backpedals for about 5 to 6 yards, the coach will turn 45 degrees to the left or right. The player should react by making a 45-degree break in that direction. After the player breaks, the coach should throw the football in the defenders direction.
KEY FOCUS POINTS
- Transition from backwards to forwards as quickly and efficiently as possible.
- Explode from backpedal to forward spring in the direction the coach turns.
- Catch ball with hands.