[PODCAST] Play of the Week: Nelson Agholor, Philadelphia Eagles (10/11/17)

By Keith Grabowski | Posted 10/11/2017

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The “Movement Myagi,” Shawn Myszka, joins Keith Grabowski on the Coach and Coordinator Podcast for a weekly segment highlighting an NFL play of the week from a functional movement perspective. Myszka discusses the play from a perspective of what movements the player performed and then extracts and gives tips for coaches to allow them to make their players better in game situations. Keith adds the football coach’s perspective in how those suggestions fit into practice.

Show notes

  • :48      Introducing the player of the week
  • 1:02    Movement skill executed highlights need for movement authenticity in training and practice
  • 1:52     The play - 3rd and 19 for the Eagles
  • 2:41     Agholor barely breaks stride
  • 3:02    Agholor stiff-arm and move
  • 3:55    The spin move
  • 5:00   The play highlights the need for creativity within movement
  • 5:35    The need to create opportunities to problem solve and be creative
  • 6:28    A favorite way to design a drill to simulate this
  • 7:21     The work space for the drill
  • 7:53     Manipulating the drill so no two reps are the same
  • 8:46    A more representative learning environment
  • 10:15   Focus on staying on the move on a deep ball
  • 10:43  Pump the arms to the ball and shoot the hands
  • 11:00  Drills to work the hands
  • 11:11    Replicating the angle of the deep ball efficiently in practice

Watch the play below:

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