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How can my backs and skill players improve their grip strength?

The grip for holding onto the football is quite different than the grip to hold onto something with our hands. It is a combination of securing the points of the ball (technique that every coach should teach on day 1), awareness of what's going on around you, and stability throughout the core, back, chest, and shoulder musculature. You can use the following exercises to bolster your stability: Core= bench plank; Back= seated lat pulldown; Chest= stability ball push with your hands on the ball; Shoulder= seated dumbbell front raises. Perform 2-3 sets of 12-15 repetitions or perform for 45-60 seconds of each.

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