How to defeat an oversetting tackle

Hey everyone! I hope lockdown life isn't driving you crazy. At least you've made it this far. This week I found some great clips from assistant head coach of University of Oklahoma Ruffin McNeill's teach tape on how to execute and perfect the club swim against an oversetting tackle.

Here is the full clip I will be breaking down on how to defeat an oversetting tackle...

[optimize output image]



1) Study the set

OLineman who set on a diagonal angle and turn their hips are susceptible to inside moves. Look for these keys in film study.



2) Attack on a straight path

A straight path will threaten the tackle and get him to shoot his hands.



3) Club the inside

A hard club to the inside frame of the tackle will knock him off balance and catapult your momentum across his face.



4) Step across the face

Avoid the tackles punch by moving laterally across his face



5) Violent swim

The swim completes the rush, blocks the tackle from recovering and puts you on a straight path for the sack



6) Practice

You can practice your attack, club, step, and swim on a pop up or goal post



Support

So a couple things here...

  1. I'm in the beginning stages of writing my own book on how to passrush and am doing some preliminary research. If you have ran into any systems or philosophies that you like I'd love to hear about them. Just reply to this email if you want to talk.
  2. If you enjoyed this breakdown I would love if you could help me spread it to other athletes and coaches by retweeting this thread. It really does help me spread the word about this free resource.
  3. If you want to forward this email to a friend they can subscribe to it here

- Craig

More of our stories from

Passrush
Pass rush is chess not checkers

Using strategy to get those back to back sacks.

Read more...
Pass Rush Bible update #6: Launch update

A quick update for the new launch date of my book!

Read more...
14 tips to help you become a great pass rusher

14 tips to help you become a great pass rusher, like a pass rush mixtape.

Read more...
Pass Rush Bible Update #5: Sample Chapter

Check out another sample chapter for "The Pass Rush Bible."

Read more...
Pass Rush Bible Update #4: Update & Outline

Here is full outline of what you'll get within "The Pass Rush Bible."

Read more...
Turning The Corner

Turning the corner is essential to the great pass rush, but isn't always a natural movement.

Read more...
Pass Rush Bible Update #3: Another Sample Chapter

Another look inside of my new book! Hope you enjoy this sample chapter

Read more...
The first sample chapter for the "Pass Rush Bible."

A first look at what is to come in "The Pass Rush Bible."

Read more...
Pass Rush Bible Update #2: Sample Chapter

Another update on my book "The Pass Rush Bible."

Read more...
Pass Rush Bible Update #1

An update for The Pass Rush Bible that I will be coming out with soon.

Read more...

All Topics