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How To Hook and Ladder

Watch more Football Fun videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - The hook and ladder is a highly risk trick play, but when it works, it elevates misdirection to an art form. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Line up and hike Line up your team and have the center hike the ball. Step 2: Drop back to pass Drop back to pass the ball. Step 3: Send one receiver mid-distance Have one receiver run down the sideline roughly 10 yards then turn toward the center of the field -- or "hook." Step 4: Send another receiver behind the first Simultaneously, have another receiver run at full speed just behind and outside the first. Step 5: Throw the ball Throw to the first receiver. Step 6: Have the receiver lateral the ball Have the receiver immediately lateral the ball outside to the streaking second receiver. Tip Timing is everything on this play. If the second receiver is too early, it'll be impossible to lateral. If he's too late, the misdirection won't work. Step 7: Block as needed Have the first receiver block as needed. Did You Know? The play was originally (and still is occasionally) called the "hook and lateral."
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