Comparison of Backpedal and Cross-over Technique to Acceleration and Change of Direction Speed, Blog Entry by NASEinc

This study compared the efficiency and speed of the cross-over step to backward pedaling for defensive backs when covering a receiver. Abstract In American football, defensive backs guarding receivers use either the cross-over (CO) run or backpedal (BP) technique, but the efficacy of these techniques is unknown. The purpose of this study was to compare …

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