Break for Yardsby Mario O’Brien

3+

This drill emphasises gaining yards by challenging the thrower to break the mark early

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Pre-Requisite Drills:

Tips:



    Close to sideline to emphasize throwing window closing fast (big floaty swing doesn’t get us as much advantage.

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Setup:

A thrower, A, stands 15m from the sideline marked by D1. A cutter, B, stands 20-25m deep of A. A line of cones is placed halfway between A and B; this is the “success line”.

Rotation:

D1 > A > B. Use a small queue of players at both ends.

Step 1

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  • A throws to B cutting to the break side

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