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.

Running Inside Zone with a Tight End

Tight Ends present all sorts of issues for defensive coaches. One of the main issues that they bring up is that the defense now has to defend an extra run gap.

Tornado Blitz | 4-2-5 Defense

This tornado blitz is executed out of the 4-2-5 defense. This blitz takes away the field and forces the offense to the boundary.

Simple Rules for the Pin and Pull Play

The Pin and Pull is one of the plays that is sweeping the country as a run game staple. There are multiple advantages of running the Pin and Pull and using it as your main tool to get to the outside in the run game.

QB Lead Play | Double TE Pistol Formation

The QB Lead Play is an great play that will allow you to utilize you athletic QB. This play utilizes a double team and a kick-out block at the point of attack.

Running the Hoop: From Drill to Game

One of the more popular drills for defensive linemen to show off their athletic ability is called “Running the Hoop.” This is a simple drill that applies to linemen at all levels.

Bash Tag on Inside Zone

One of the tags that is sweeping across the landscape of college football is the Bash Tag. This tag allows the offense to combine misdirection and the read game.

Rocket Toss Sweep

The Rocket Sweep is a great way to get your athletes the ball in space every quickly! The best thing about Rocket Sweep is that you only have to block 2-3 defenders to get big time yardage.

10 Second Drill for Special Teams

One of the most frustrating things about coaching in a game is making sure the correct people are out on the field. During offense and defense this is normally a pretty easy task to accomplish, but during Special Teams, especially early in the season, this can be a very difficult task.

How Efficient Are Your Practices? Simple Steps to Increase Player Engagement

One thing that all coaches, players and parents can agree on is no one wants to have a practice where there are lots of kids standing around. Kids standing around at practice are not getting better at football and normally are not having fun.

ACES Blitz out of the 3-5-3 Stack Defense

Ace Blitz out of the 3-5-3 Stack Defense is a great inside pressure blitz. It’s great play against the QB sneak, dive, trap, and off-tackle play.

Attacking the Defense with the Thing Series

One thing that can be frustrating for the defense is when the offense is able to give a variety of different plays off essentially the same look. When you combine this with a formation that presents a heavy run threat on one side of the formation with a passing threat on the other side of […]

Edge Training At Home #GetBetterEveryday

I coined the term ‘edge training’ sometime ago when I realized my youth football athletes were spending a little too much time idle, and I wanted them to get some work in. To fix this, I set up a training program at home, a little bit outside of the box and set to be fun, […]

Film Room: Run Blocking Technique | Offensive Lineman Drills

This drill teaches the players how to run block and it teaches them how to compete! It’s also very fun when coaches and players get into it.

Inverted Veer /Dash Read

Here’s great insight into the Inverted Veer / Dash Read Play. Coach Ross breaks it down on the whiteboard.

Using Core Principles to Create Core Behaviors

We believe that culture is the most important element in building a team or program. Without a strong culture your team will struggle to deal with the ups and downs of the season.