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.

Handling Big Defensive Tackles with the Hammer & Deuce Tag

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.

5 Great Run Plays for Mobile Quarterbacks

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.

Drawing Football Plays for 13 Minutes

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!

Gun Buck Sweep Read

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!

3 Ways to Handle a Disruptive Defensive Tackle

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.

I Formation ISO Play to the 3-man Surface

ISO is one of the best plays in all of football. It’s simple, downhill play that can be installed very quickly.

How to Score More Points in Youth Football

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.

Wide Tackle 6-2 Defense for Youth Football | Complete Breakdown

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.

Tips for First-Time Head Coaches | Coaching Youth Football

For me, we believe coaching youth football comes down to 3 important aspects. This video will cover these 3 aspects in great detail!

Using the River and Lake Formations to Stress the Defense

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.

10 Ways to Maximize Press Man Coverage in Football

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 Play with Short Motion

Buck Sweep is one of the best plays in football. It will allow you to work blocking angles.

Toss Sweep Series out of the Bunch Formation

This series is built around the Toss, Counter, and Boot Pass. These plays all complement each other very well.

Zoom Chat E4: Running the 3-5 Defense in Youth Football

Coach Greg joins Youth Football Online to talk about how he runs his 3-5 Defense.

Toss Sweep Series for Youth Football

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.