[Podcast] Deliberate Practice Week 4 - Teaching players to take advantage of opportunity

By Keith Grabowski | Posted 9/20/2019

Today’s guest on the Coach and Coordinator podcast is Andy Ryland, senior manager in education and training at USA Football. While working at USA Football, he has helped develop the Heads Up Football and Master Trainer programs as well as worked in improving tackling techniques. Before coming to USA Football, Ryland spent time playing for the USA Men’s National Rugby team. He played linebacker in college at Penn State University.

Ryland and host Keith Grabowski discuss taking advantage of opportunities in multiple scenarios on the field

1:50 Offensive opportunities

5:40 Communicating with the scout team to improve

9:50 Defensive opportunities

15:08 Setup of the defensive drill

20:46 Drills for special teams


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