17U/18U Blocking

LTAD Consideration – Athletes are encouraged to participate in sessions that may not cover blocking from their current position.  This gives the athlete the opportunity to improve their overall game which is important as throughout an athlete’s career they rarely play only one position.

Session 1
  • Body Position
  • Hand position
  • Keeping the eyes open while blocking
  • Jump Timing
Session 2
  • Body Position
  • Hand Position
  • Jump Timing
  • Movement (How to shuffle, How to cross over, How to plant)
Session 3
  • Blocking out of the Middle
  • Blocking from the Outsides
  • Swing Blocking
  • Shuffle Step Blocking
Session 4
  • Training Vision
  • Training Reaction
  • Utilizing Proper Movement Techniques