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Quarterbacking 101
Off-Season Training
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The Quarterback Stance
Top 10 Quarterback Tips
Throwing The Ball
Making and Faking the Handoff
Quarterback Fundamentals
Off-Season Training
Game Preparation
Quarterback Drills
Gripping the Football
Making Reads
Passing Techniques

Flexibility

Pull arms across body- pull left arm across to the right side, then the right arm across to the left side.
Roll shoulders and arms in a circular direction.
Rotate neck in a circular direction.
Reach overhead or bend at the waist and let arms hand toward the floor.
Twist hips in a circular direction, then to the left and right.
While standing, spread legs wide apart and reach through with the arms.
While standing, spread legs wide apart, then bring head to one knee and then the other.
Straddle split on the ground and lean the body forward.
From a sitting position, with the feet wide apart, grab and hold the toes.

Quickness Work

Jump rope for speed
Hop over a cone for speed
Backpedal for speed for 10 yards
Carioca for 10 yards
Run short sprints for 20 yards
Run stairs, run in sand, or run in a pool.

Strength Training

Speed squats 8 x 3
Deadlifts 3 x 10
Pulldowns 3 x 10
Bench presses 3 x 6
Push presses 2 x 8
Incline presses 3 x 12
Shoulder raises 3 x 10
Pullovers 3 x 10
Front deltoid raises 3 x 10
Straight-leg deadlifts 3 x 10
Hang cleans 3 x 8
Calf raises 3 x 10
Shoulder presses 3 x 10
Hip extensions 2 x 8

Practice Velocity, Speed, Accuracy and Drops

Practice 3, 5, and 7 step drops
Throw to a trash can at different distances
Work on quick release
      Keeping the ball up and on the balls of your feet

Mental Work

In-depth knowledge of the next season's opponents
Magnified examination of last season's team performance
A play-by-play focused look at all previous plays, games, or practices
Meeting with possion coaches about their players and system technology
Study of other quarterbacks to see better techniques