Teaching Wide Receiver Stance – These days, wide receivers also serve as running backs, quarterbacks and perimeter blockers, all while playing their central role as receiver. Utilizing great technique, wide receivers can dictate what a defense can and cannot do on any given play.
Many people question the benefits of running 40-yard dashes. With a well-designed program from warm-up to execution and good monitoring of runs, running 40s should not be any more of a risk than squatting heavy.
Here at the University of Toledo, we feel that your stance and start – or takeoff – on every play is crucial to success at all positions. Probably the most important position that requires a good explosive start is receiver.