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.
As the Spread Offense continues to move across the country and create an impact at all levels defensive coordinators are forced to stop it. In order to truly understand how to stop the Spread Offense you must understand that everything in the Spread stems from the Four Verticals passing concept.
The Rip Move is a great way to deal with a blocker while still maintaining your responsibility. The key to the Rip Move is the timing of the move and the overall physicality of the player.
Here is an excellent linebacker drill that focuses on read and react techniques and conditioning.
The Sideline Drill is a great drill that combines change of direction with tackling to help players maximize their time. Players tend to love the drill because it adds some competition and is very easy to have fun with.
The ability to keep leverage and make a tackle on a ball carrier can be one of the most difficult aspects of tackling. By using the Vice Drill players will be able to develop the necessary skills to keep there leverage on the ball carrier while working with a teammate.
Defensively there are very few positions as important as the linebacker. The linebacker is often referred to as the Quarterback of the defense because he is responsible for ensuring the defensive line is lined up correctly and the backfield knows it’s coverage.
One of the most difficult things to do is find a balance at the start of the season. There are so many things that need to be worked on.
The art of coaching is bringing a player to a point that he could not have gotten to on his own. This is a popular quote that is in on bulletin boards across the country.
A key component of being a Coordinator on either side of the ball is being organized. When you are organized you have the ability to streamline the learning process for your players and allow them to learn the essentials.
One of the most difficult tasks in football is getting Linebackers to have an effective pass drop. Linebackers, by their nature, are not great pass defenders.
The start of the season is critical for establishing tempo, expectations and base rules for your team. In addition, it is also the time where you must start putting in your offense.
The Power Play is one of the most universal running schemes in football. In order to defend it properly the defense must have all players on their game and completing their jobs.