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THE FIELD offers 4 categories of private lessons for both individual private sessions (one on one) or semi-private (small group) sessions.  Details on the 4 training categories follow:

1) General football fundamentals training (typically recommended for youth level, ages 7-12)

2) Position specific training (typically ages 13-18)

3) Shoulder tackle training (ages 7-18)  - (A minimum of 4 sessions is required to complete. THE FIELD's shoulder tackle training program is a progressive  training program, thus, we will build on what we learn from session to session)


4) Combine training (ages 7-18)


Required equipment (for training categories 1, 2 and 3)

  • Soft, 7 on 7 style helmet.  If you already have one from a previous clinic you may use that helmet.

  • A signed waiver will be required if athlete decides not to use helmet

  • Hard shell helmets are not allowed

  • Mouth piece

  • Cleats

  • Gym shoes (basketball type)

Rates for all training categories follow:

  • Individual private session (1 on 1 training)  = $30 / 1 hr-session

  • Semi-private session (small group) = $20 / 1-hr session (per athlete) (Group of 2-6 athletes)


PRIVATE TRAINING:  THE FIELD offers year round football training to youth, middle school, high school and college bound aged athletes.  Please contact us about personal training.  Available times and rates are available upon request.


* Training/clinics that are run by THE FIELD will be intense, fundamental driven, football practices.  Sessions will be geared to the particular age groups, but athletes will be challenged mentally, physically and spiritually.  It is imperative that athletes are on time (preferably 10-15 minutes early) and ready to practice when they arrive.   Note:  Where appropriate for drills, etc., athletes will be separated into groups with similar aged athletes.



THE FIELD conducts comprehensive football instruction clinics for football teams and/or football leagues.  Please contact us for details. 


THE FIELD - Spring Clinic Series (March 4 - April 8, 2018)

  • Our 2018 Spring Clinic will begin on March 4 and conclude on April 8.  Clinic sessions will consist of two practices per week and will last approximately 1.5 to 2 hours.  Clinic sessions will be at Brahan Springs Park and are tentatively planned for Tuesdays (evening) and Sundays (afternoon), weather permitting. Times will be 5:30pm-7pm on Tuesday evenings and 2:00pm-4:00pm on Sunday afternoons.  Groups, especially at the youth level, will be formed based on evaluations of skills as well as physical and mental maturity. 

  • In additional to our football skills and fundamentals sessions, David Knott 'DKNOTT' (Owner of Knotts's Gym, Inc.) will be leading a 20 to 30 minute workout session on Sundays immediately after our training session again this year.  Coach Knott has several years of experience in personal training of football players at the youth, high school, college and professional level.  With Coach Knott's background in football (at the collegiate and pro level), he has a great sense of how football players need to train to utilized the talents they were blessed with to the best of their ability.  Coach Knott also specializes in any level (high school, college and professional) combine testing preparation training.  These sessions are very intense but extremely effective in improving a football players speed, quickness, strength and stamina.

  • Our target age groups are Youth (8-11), Middle School (12-13), High School (14-18 including college bound athletes)

    • Groups will be limited

  • Required equipment

    • Soft, 7 on 7 style helmet.  If you already have one from a previous clinic you may use that helmet.

      • A signed waiver will be required if athlete decides not to use helmet

      • Hard shell helmets are not allowed

      • Here are a few retailers that offer soft helmets

        • Elitetek

        • Gamebreaker

    • Mouth piece

    • Cleats

    • Gym shoes (basketball type)

  • Cost is $80 check, cash or via our Square Store (online payment).  This includes 10 training sessions and 5 workout sessions lead by Coach Knott. 

  • Clinic registration must be done online.  We will have two, in-person registration dates if assistance is needed in registering online (see dates below):

    • Online Registration and Payment - For registration please click here.  For payment via our Square Store click here.

    • In person - Registration and Payment dates:

      • Tuesday, February 6, Knott's Gym, 5pm - 6pm

      • Tuesday, February 13, Knott's Gym, 5pm - 6pm

  • Coaches for our 2018 Spring Clinic Series follows:  

    Ralph Battle, DB (Jacksonville State, NFL), Freddie Goodwin, DE (Jacksonville State, NFL), Hoss Johnson, OL (Alabama , NFL), Patrick Junen, OL (Ole Miss), David Knott, DB (Ole Miss, NFL, Arena), Lucas Miller, WR (Arkansas), Ben Neill, QB (Samford, QB Country), Christian Russell, LB (Ole Miss, Arena), Keith Shoulders, ILB/OLB (Samford), Scott Swatzell, RB/FB (Ole Miss)

If you have any questions or comments please do not hesitate to contact us via email ( or via voice/text (256.527.9719 or 256.990.8433).  Also, if you know of anyone that might be interested in either personal instruction or clinics conducted by THE FIELD, we ask you to please pass this information along.

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