It was a great year for Youth Football Online’s blog. We published over 100 new articles and pages in 2019.
Now that the season is over for the majority of us it’s time we take a look and reflect on the past season. This is a very important process for coaches.
The Inside Zone is one of the top offensive schemes in football. This play is so dominant because it can be run from so many different formations and personnel groups.
The limiting factor on all football teams is time. Every team has a limited amount of practice time and a limited amount of practice reps.
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.
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.
These 5 Concepts apply to coaches and players. Always remember that your team’s attitude, body language, and overall vibe is a reflection of how they are being coached.
By Ross Maddalon (Assistant Coach, Cinnaminson High School – formerly the OC at Old Bridge HS and Nottingham HS, NJ) Having coached the triple option for over 11 years, I have seen many different ways teams have tried to stop it. Here are three things teams have done in the past that have given us […]
The Fire Man Blitz out of the 4-3 Defense is a simple blitz that we like against spread offenses. This blitz has the defensive linemen slant inside and the (M) blitz off of the edge.
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.
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.
Cross Blitz out of the 4-3 Defense | Under Front The Cross blitz out of the 4-3 Defense is easy to install and it works very well on the youth football level. Since youth football consist mostly of runs, this blitz is designed to defend against off-tackle and outside plays.
The 4-3 Defense allows you to be multiple and it also allows you to implement several different kinds of blitzes. There are several different types of coverages that can be implemented as well.
Season Overview The 2018 season was the most memorable season of my coaching career. This was without a doubt my best season to date.
This Zone Blitz out of the 3-5-3 Stack Defense is a low-risk, high-reward blitz. Personally, I am not as aggressive as I probably should be as far as blitzing goes.