Joe Licata Football Rising Stars Academy

Summer of 2022!

Tuesday Nights from 6:30-7:30pm

June 14th through July 12th (Off July 5th)

**4 Total sessions**

Cost is $125, Due before the first session

Spots are limited and will be first come, first served.  As soon as each group fills they will be taken off of the sign up below.


Sportsplex (90 Ridge Road, North Tonawanda NY, 14120)

Quarterbacks will focus on:

  • Getting the ball out quickly and accurately
  • Firm base
  • 2 handed throws
  • Hip drive + Shoulder torque
  • 3 step game from under center and catch throw timing out of the gun
  • 5 step game from under center and 3 step out of gun
  • Dovetail drops
  • Throwing on the run
  • Pocket movement
  • Ball handling

Wide Receivers will focus on:

  • Stance and get offs
  • Route running
  • Top of routes
  • Staying low out of breaks
  • Freeze framing the ball before tucking it away
  • Releases against press
  • Catching with distraction
  • Attacking the ball in the air

Offensive Linemen Will Focus on:

  • Stance and starts
  • Base blocking technique
  • Zone blocking technique
  • Working to second level and engaging
  • Double-team blocking
  • Down/Pull blocking
  • Pass Pro Posture (PPP)
  • 5-step Big on Big Protection
  • 3-step zone protection
  • Passing off defensive line stunts
  • Reading Defensive Fronts
  • Difference between fronts/pressures
  • Film study

Running Backs will focus on:

  • Stance and starts
  • Read keys in zone rushing schemes
  • Pass blocking technique
  • Route running

Price is $125 due before the first session.

Checks to be made out to “Joe Licata Football, Inc.” Address to be provided upon completion of registration. Venmo payments to @JoeLicataFootball.  Credit card payments can be made by clicking the store below.  Please note there is a $5 Credit Card fee.  **Fill in the information below to request a Venmo invoice**


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