How to do the power rush

How to do the power rush

Who doesn't love throwing O-linemen to the ground. I know I do! Below are a few tips that can help you with any power rush you decide to use.

First step is to point your rush path upfield as if you are speed rushing.

Then, “sell speed” (pretend to speed rush) for 1-3 steps upfield.

Now, plant your foot and strike you opponent with low pad level.

If you feel your opponent drop his weight, flip and pull away from his mass.

If you opponent doesn’t drop his weight keep pushing him back into the QBs lap.

Power rushes are one of the safest ways to keep a QB contained while closing the pocket.

Just make sure not to use it too often or you won’t be able to surprise your opponent with power.


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-Craig over and out


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