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What exercises can I do to keep player's feet moving on blocks?

More important than our hands and pads, our feet guarantee success when it comes to finishing blocks. Speed ladder drills for quickness will help to teach the habit of quick feet. Integrate these quickness drills into some football skill techniques to improve a player's ability to learn and apply these principles to the field. Use a face shield and have the player engage the piece of equipment as they perform a suitable speed ladder drill. This multi-tasking drill can take each individually polished technique and force the athlete to do both with the same level of quality.   With considerable practice, the motions will become habitual and have the best chance to show up on the field. Remember, feet that stop moving while engaged in a block is a recipe for a holding penalty.

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