Youth Football Playbooks
The off-Season can be a difficult time for athletes. You are removed from your coaches and teammates.
Many people think that tempo stresses a defense. They will blindly say that the faster we go on offense, the more stress it puts on a defense.
As the Spread Offense continues to move across the country and create an impact at all levels defensive coordinators are forced to stop it. In order to truly understand how to stop the Spread Offense you must understand that everything in the Spread stems from the Four Verticals passing concept.
One of the most effective skills a Quarterback can have is the ability to throw the football on the run. When the Quarterback is able to break the pocket and threaten the defense with the run, while at the same time being able to throw the ball to a receiver downfield, the defense is put […]
Joe is President of the California Youth Football Alliance.
Running routes is one of the most under-coached aspects of football. The same way an offensive lineman needs to be coached on the details of each of his steps, wide receivers need to be taught the finer points of the routes they are running.
Terrance Turner was an NFL player for the Philadelphia Eagles. He played his college football at Indiana and was an all conference player.
The Trio Formation is one of the hardest formations in football to defend. If you have the personnel, I personally think this formation causes more issues to a defense than the traditional Trips formation.
Coaching youth football is a fun, challenging, and an absolute amazing experience. Seeing kids progress throughout the season as football players & individuals is the most satisfying element.
The Running Back Slip Screen is an explosive play that beats the blitz. This Running Back Screen Pass Play takes practice, but once your players get it down, it will be one of your best plays.
One of the hardest things to do as a play caller is to find a way to get the ball in the hands of your best receiver. Many defenses will provide a variety of looks and shifts to take the best playmaker away from the offense and force them to win with their less talented […]
We all know that the game of football is won at the line of scrimmage. When you control the line of scrimmage you control the game.
The Outside Zone is one of the most universal concepts in football. This play is a staple of offenses from the Youth Level all the way up to the NFL.
Rocket Motion Tackle Over Formation Series is great for youth football for several reasons. In youth football defenses will typically not adjust at all or they will over shift to unbalanced formations.