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Skills & Drills Camps

Cleveland Panthers Football Camps

One thing that differentiates Greater Cleveland Football Association from other youth football leagues is that our league, East Wake Football allows teams to conduct 20 hours worth of football camps/practices before the regular season starts. GCFA will conduct 6 skills & drills camps and have 4 preseason team practices. Following are the details for our 2017 camps/practices.

Skills & Drills Camps

 April 2nd - Combine Camp, athletes will be put through a series of drills that will test their speed, agility, strength, and football skills. Cleveland Panthers coaches have teamed up with Horsepower Speed & Performance coaches to bring a NFL combine experience to our young athletes.

April 9th - Passing & Receiving Campthis camp will focus on teaching athletes the fundamentals of QB play (proper throwing mechanics, footwork, and decision making) Receiver play (stance, footwork, routes, and proper catching technique).

 April 23rd Defensive Skills Camp, athletes will learn the various techniques for each defensive position; defensive tackle, defensive end, linebacker, corner back, and safety.

April 30th - Specialists Camp, athletes will be taught the fundamentals of field goal kicking, punting, long snapping, kick & punt return.

May 7th - Tackling Camp, the focus of this camp will be to teach the fundamentals and proper techniques of the Head's Up tackle and the Hawk tackle. Athletes will also be taught how to take proper angles of pursuit and how to maintain outside leverage.

May 21st - Blocking Camp, athletes will be taught the fundamentals and proper techniques for the various blocks in football (drive block, angle block, reach block, pulling block, stock block, double team block, kick out block) backs and receivers will be taught how to block in space and take proper angles.

*Camps will be conducted at Dixon Rd. Elementary on Sunday's from 2pm - 4pm. The specialists camp location is TBD.

Pre-Season Team Practices

In the month of June after the registration period has ended and the teams have been formed the Cleveland Panthers will have 4 team practices. Our teams will introduce the practice structure and begin to install their offensive and defensive schemes and plays. This is a huge advantage for preparing the players for the upcoming season, when practice begins July 31st our players know what to expect.

Team Practice Dates

June 4th
June 11th
June 25th
June 29th

*All pre-season practices are held on Sunday from 2pm - 4pm at Dixon Rd. Elementary. Practice June 29th is a Thursday and practice will be held from 6pm - 8pm at Dixon Rd. Elementary.

Camp Cost

Individual Camp Cost is $10 or you can attend all six camps for $30.

*All camps are included free with your tackle football registration
*Spring NFL Flag players attend free the April 2nd Combine Camp and the April 9th Passing & Receiving Camp.








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