Delaware Wing-T Individual Blocking Techniques
Wing-T uses the shoulder block. That
thought is that by using the shoulder block you are teaching a safe, sound
technique. You will deliver a
blow using the play side shoulder and forearm, keeping the head away from
contact. We want your head to be on the play side of the defender.
The shoulder block is the base foundation of all the blocks used in the
the shoulder block technique, you will be able to master all of the types of
blocks used by the Delaware Wing-T
INDIVIDUAL BLOCKING TECHNIQUES
Base Block- A block used to
block a man on you. Step with
play side foot,
deliver blow with away side shoulder and forearm. Aim
outside hip of defender drive through man rotate hips to
Down Block- Used to block
first man down on the line, inside on an adjacent
offensive lineman. Step
flat down to inside with inside foot, rip
backside arm through, deliver blow with near shoulder and
forearm drive the man down the line.
Head should be on the
back hip of Defensive lineman.
Note: If Defensive man is
penetrating, use Gap block
Fire Block- Used to
aggressively block man on play side. Step
with play side
foot, laterally and slightly up Field, deliver blow with inside
shoulder and forearm. Head
should be outside of defender.
Once you have position on him rotate hips into hole and the
block turns into Base blocking.
foot, rip backside arm and leg through.
Deliver blow with far
shoulder and forearm, getting head across the D linemanís
belt. This is a reverse
shoulder block used to stop penetration.
Block used to hook the end man on the line of scrimmage.
step to the play side, get depth, attempt to head outside and
hook defensive man. If he
opens up kick him out.
Used to get to the point of attack and carry out assignment.
short open step with play side foot, rip play side elbow back then rip
backside arm and leg through. Continue
behind line execute blocking
assignment, kick out or wall off.
Used to block inside out on a Defensive lineman.
step with play side foot, rip backside arm and leg through,
replace adjacent lineman gaining ground.
Deliver blow with
side shoulder and forearm with head up field.
out of hole.
Used when we want to get an extra blocker at the point
of attack from across the field. Used
mainly on Sweep
where the offensive tackle will sprint across field at the
dept of the linebackers and kick out the cornerback.
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