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.

Quick Toss Play with Lead Motion

Here’s a great play that will allow you to get your athletes the ball in space very quickly. If the defense doesn’t match the motion player you will have an extra blocker at the point of attack.

Setting the Strength on Defense | Aligning to the Spread 

Defense’s for the longest time have always set the front to the Tight End and with a four-man front that sent our 3 technique to the Tight End. Some coordinators swapped weak and strong defenders and even rotate secondary based on strength.

Youth and High School Integration

The goal of this article is to explore and discuss the relationship between the local High School and the local youth programs. What is exactly the role of the local Youth program in regards to the local High School program?

Offensive Play Calling Strategy for Youth Football

This video breaks down our 3 pillar play calling system we use with our youth football team. Video includes presentation and game footage.

Offensive Play Calling Strategy for Youth Football | Art of Play Calling

This article provides you with a breakdown of our Offensive Play Calling Strategy for Youth Football. In youth football many coaches just call plays based on what they think or hope will work.

Wing T Offense Plays

Here are highlights of our favorite Wing T Offense Plays. Plays highlighted: Buck, Jet Sweep, Jet Power, Rocket Sweep, Trap, Down, Belly, Counter, Wedge, Post-Wheel, and Seam.

Blitzing 101 : Building a System | Blitzing in Youth Football

Since coaching defense, I have had the opportunity to coach many different schemes including the 3-4, 3-3, 4-4, 4-2-5, and I have come to conclusion that was brought up by Kirby Smith you are either an ODD or OVER. Do not get caught up in the name and work on your structure of your defense.

The Three A’s of Defensive Football

Defensive football has become more of a challenge over time and this is seen on every level of football from youth to the pros. The challenge of a defensive coordinator is how do you get your players to play fast, play aggressive, and play against every offense that you could possibly see with keeping your […]

Blast Play with Short Shift | Inverted Wishbone

The Blast Play is a simple play that will get you multiple blockers at the point of attack. It’s a great short yardage play that is a great go-to when you need some tough yards.

Inside Look at the QB Counter Play | 20 Personnel

The QB Counter Play is a great way to utilize your athletic Quarterback in the run game. When defenses are forced to defend the QB in the run game it will create a lot of stress and misalignment.

Push Screen / Dart Run Pass Option Play

The Push Screen RPO is easy to install and it works very well on the youth football level. It gives your QB a simple pre-snap read of the defense.

Shotgun Wing T Playbook | Paperback Edition

We’re excited to announce that our Shotgun Wing T Playbook-Paperback Edition is now available! Supply is limited, get yours today.

Anatomy of the Post-Wheel Passing Concept

This video provides great insight into our Post-Wheel passing concept. The video provides play diagrams and game footage.

Practice Optimization: Time vs. Retention

Time vs retention is a subject, as youth coaches we are all interested in perfecting. Teams may only have two or three days a week, or if lucky five, to practice during preseason.

Fast Screen Options off of the Zone Run Game

It’s important to have different options when running or throwing the football. When we are spreading the field I like the idea of having screen plays attached to all our run plays.