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Offline CoachDP

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The Art of Pursuit
« on: August 12, 2019, 01:47:26 PM »
Here is a 9-minute and 19-second clip of my little league defense in 2009.  You should see two primary aspects of our defense in every single play: pursuit and the pursuit of the kill shot/death blow/big hit.  What you will not see:  Anyone breaking down.  We are pursuing the football and if the ball-carrier still has it by the time we arrive, we are looking to physically separate him from the football.  These are 9 to 11 year-olds.

Don't tell me you cannot teach pursuit.  It can be an art form.

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Offline Coach TonyM

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Re: The Art of Pursuit
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2019, 08:20:06 PM »


Don't tell me you cannot teach pursuit.  It can be an art form.

--Dave

    Only an artist would call it an art form.. freaking acting like a football coach ha.

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