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 […]
Championship defenses all have one thing in common, they all do a great job of swarming the ball carrier. There is nothing more demoralizing for an offense than having a defense that is absolutely smothering.
There are 5 reasons why you need levels to your defense. Having three distinct levels of defense will allow your players to pursuit to the ball carrier, it will help defend against passing plays, and it will allow you to utilize the different physical skill sets of your players.
Open Field Tackling Techniques in Youth Football Open field tackling techniques are difficult to execute successfully at any age level of football. It is even more difficult to tackle in the open field when the ball carrier is a good athlete.
Coaching Tips for the Defensive Line & Stances by Coach Andy Bryson After being around a couple of good defensive line staffs at LSU and SLU, I can say with certainty that there is no way to reinvent the wheel when it comes to coaching defensive line. The most important thing to understand is that […]