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.
Blocking disruptive defensive tackles can be very difficult for youth offensive linemen. However, we came up with two simple tags that will allow us to get those big and disruptive tackles blocked.
One of the most difficult things to defend from a defensive standpoint is a mobile Quarterback. When you have a mobile QB it forces the defense to have to defend the QB as a throwing and also a running threat.
I decided to take a couple minutes and draw my favorite youth football plays from the Shotgun Wing T and a few plays from the Beast Formation. Sit back and enjoy!
The Gun Buck Sweep Read Play! This play is executed like your traditional Buck play but there is a READ element added to the scheme!
When you are playing a disruptive Wide Defensive Tackle it can be extremely frustrating for you as a coach and for your players. I consider a Wide DT a Defensive Tackle that lines up in the C-gap or in a 7 technique.
ISO is one of the best plays in all of football. It’s simple, downhill play that can be installed very quickly.
Whether you have a team full of great athletes or a team that struggles, if you utilize these tactics you will be able to move the football and score more points. Here’s how to score more points in youth football- regardless of your teams skill level.
The Wide Tackle 6-2 Defense is a great defense for youth football. It gives you a strong 8-man box which will help you shutdown the run.
For me, we believe coaching youth football comes down to 3 important aspects. This video will cover these 3 aspects in great detail!
One of the things that can drive defensive coaches crazy are odd formations, especially unbalanced formations. In previous articles we talked about the importance of defenses being able to align to formations and cover every gap.
Playing cornerback is difficult, there’s no doubt about it. It is a position where you need confident kids that are also a great athletes.
Buck Sweep is one of the best plays in football. It will allow you to work blocking angles.
This series is built around the Toss, Counter, and Boot Pass. These plays all complement each other very well.
Coach Greg joins Youth Football Online to talk about how he runs his 3-5 Defense.
The Toss play is one of the best plays in football for a coupe of reasons. For one, Toss will allow you to get your athletes the ball in space very quickly.