[Podcast] Offensive Line Training On Your Own: Rich Alercio, Head Coach at St. Johnsbury Academy (VT)

By Keith Grabowski | Posted 4/20/2020

Today on the Coach and Coordinator Podcast, we welcome in St. Johnsbury Academy's head coach, Rich Alercio onto the show. On this episode, learn how your offensive linemen can maintain their power, skill, and technique while working out at home. Whether it is using a broom, a chair, or a phone, there are tools at home that can assist your linemen with their training while away from any workout facilities. Tune in and learn from Coach Alercio during this episode. 

3:59 Linemen maintaining power

6:55 Movement skills for linemen

8:49 At home workouts

12:36 Film reviews for coaches

13:35 Positioning the camera

15:04 Drills for hand technique

20:50 Chair location and camera setup

22:27 Emphasizing footwork

27:19 Working your hips

You can follow Coach Alercio on Twitter here: @OLineSkills

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