Solid blocking, sure tackling, proper footwork, precise routes, correct coverage angles, and synchronized body movements: basic techniques, perhaps, but all essential to winning football. Football Skills & Drills is your guide to success, covering key skills and consistent execution within all offensive, defensive, and special teams positions.
You will benefit from the same techniques used by top college and professional teams, along with a complete arsenal of 83 drills. From quarterback rollouts for winning touchdowns to block-shedding maneuvers for drive-stopping sacks, Football Skills & Drills translates technical instruction into on-field application, depicting exactly how each pass, pattern, route, catch, block, tackle, and kick are performed.
Gridiron champions are made on the practice field. Football Skills & Drills serves as a great foundation in your team's quest for a title.
"Successful people have an understanding of, and appreciation for, the fundamentals and details of any organization. Coach Bass does the best job of providing the details and instructions for everyone in the game. His skillful approach to teaching the basics and attention to the finer points are unparalleled."
Head football coach
"Tom has always been regarded as one of the great minds in the game of football. Football coaches on all levels will find great benefit from his thoughts and principles."
Head football coach
University of Southern California
Tom Bass has 44 years of coaching experience, including 25 in the American National Football League (NFL). He has coached at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and San Diego Chargers as well as San Jose State and San Diego State. A prolific writer of football instructional articles, developer of the very successful Sports Maps, designer of the first NFL Nintendo Game and presently host of the "Ask the Coach" column on nflhs.com, Bass is prolific in his efforts to package and present his expertise on the game in many forms and venues.