Why Kids Need Football: Resilience

I used to think resilience was all about toughness, but I have come to realize, it is much more than that. Resilience is a key component of lifelong success, it is undeniable.

Tackle Over Jet Wing T Video Playbook

(New) Tackle Over Jet Wing T Playbook is now available!  All plays in this Jet Wing T video playbook are drawn up against various defenses on the whiteboard.

Shifting to Create Problems for the Defense

There’s an old story about the famous West Coast Offense that was created by Bill Walsh. In the early years of the offense one of the Tight Ends lined up on the wrong side of the formation.

Why Banning Tackle Football Before The Age of 12 Makes No Sense | Flag Football

I want to start out by saying that I do not hate flag football. I’ve coached spring flag football for almost as long as I have coached tackle youth football.

Crossfire Blitz out of the 3-4 Under Defense

The Crossfire Blitz out of the 3-4 under defense is a great way to take away the strength of the offense’s formation. This is a run blitzes that is designed to great blocking confusion for the offensive line.

Crossfire Blitz out of the 3-4 Under Defense

The Crossfire Blitz out of the 3-4 under defense is a great way to take away the strength of the offense’s formation. This blitz is easy to install, but very difficult for the offense to block.

Cone Drills for Speed and Agility

Football is a game of movement! Here are the best cone drills that will help develop speed and agility.

Wall Tag off of Inside Zone with a Tight-end

We have talked multiple time before about the problems a Tight End causes with the Inside Zone Scheme. By adding an extra gap, the defense must bring another defender down to deal with the run threat.

Pursuit Drill

The Pursuit Drill is a drill we do every single practice. We’ll do this drill immediately following warm ups.

Taking the Read Out of the Jet Read

A guiding principle in coaching football is to do what your players are good at. If your players are not able to complete their assignments on each play, then the play will never work.

Strong Safety Blitz out of the 3-3 Stack Defense

The Strong Safety Blitz out of the 3-3 Stack Defense is designed to attack the offense from the wide side of the field. You can also execute this blitz to the strong side of the offense’s formation.

Save Youth Football Rally MA Speaker: Merril Hoge

Merril talks about how the the anti-football community has created a false narrative about tackle youth football. He also talked about how it is the right of the parents to decide whether their children will play tackle youth football, not the governments.

Tackle-Over Belly Play | Rocket Motion Wing T

The Belly is a great play off of the Rocket Sweep. The Rocket and Belly is a great 1-2 punch.

Save Youth Football Rally Speaker: Joe Rafter

Joe is President of the California Youth Football Alliance.

Coaching the Wide Receiver: Route Running Coaching Points

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.