[Podcast] Deliberate Practice Week 7

By Keith Grabowski | Posted 10/10/2019

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 preparing for the opposing team’s “dude” in practice.

1:18 Practice at this point in the season

4:30 Rethinking drills

8:48 Helping the players solve their own problems

12:20 Letting your experienced guys go

15:50 Getting extra work in during special teams

18:33 Leg-saver Drills

Related Content:

Deliberate Practice 6 - Practice to teach the finish

Deliberate Practice 5 - Preparing for the Dude

Deliberate Practice Week 4 - Teaching Players to take advantage of opportunity

Deliberate Practice 3 - Creating situations in practice; comm, handling the late step, option O

Deliberate Practice Week 2 - Train Away Penalties

Deliberate Practice Week 1 - Early Season Psychology

Vision, Decision, Action. Andy Ryland - Senior Manager of Education and Training, USA Football

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