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ucla1By Mike Kuchar, Lead Research Manager, X&O Labs

Coming off a 2013 ten-win campaign (tying the school record for wins in a season), where it set several offensive records, UCLA is preparing to make a run for the Pac-12 Championship this season. Much of it will rely on quarterback play. The Bruins offensive coordinator Noel Mazzone presents the every day drills- along with coaching points- he uses to train his quarterbacks in-season.



By Mike Kuchar

Lead Research Manager

X&O Labs

 

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ucla1Introduction 

Coming off a 2013 ten-win campaign (tying the school record for wins in a season), where it set several offensive records, UCLA is preparing to make a run for the Pac-12 Championship this season.  Much of it will rely on quarterback play.  The Bruins offensive coordinator Noel Mazzone presents the every day drills- along with coaching points- he uses to train his quarterbacks in-season.

Editor’s Note:  Noel Mazzone and Taylor Mazzone contributed to XandOLabs.com research report on developing in and out-of pocket movement for QB’s which can be found here:  50 + Drills to Improve QB Pocket Presence The following information was provided by Championship Systems.  For more information, you can go here: http://www.championshipsystems.com/

 

Dodge Ball and Pressure Drill

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Box Drill and Figure 8 Drill

 

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Take a Hit Drill and Charger Bag Drill

 

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  • The Set-Up Drill Coach Mazzone uses to develop five-step drop techniques.
  • The Karoke Drill Coach Mazzone uses to work the short step on three-step drops.
  • The Typewriter Drill Coach Mazzone uses to teach proper footwork in pocket presence.
  • The Tall Bag Drill Coach Mazzone uses to teach ball security for the QB position.
  • The Kliff Drill Coach Mazzone uses to work throws to the dominant and non-dominant throwing side of the QB.
  • Plus coaching points and video for all these drills.

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Conclusion

All of these drills can be implemented in-camp to improve the efficiency of your quarterback.  Once done on a daily basis, you’ll see the development of the leader of your offense start to take shape.  

 

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