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.
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.
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.
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.
Most offenses in today’s game are looking to spread out the defense and then take advantage of where they have a numbers advantage. One of the most popular ways to do this is with the Bubble route.
Adding tags to your core running plays will allow you to multiple, while keeping things simple for your kids. Tags will allow you to keep running your base plays when teams adjust and commit to stopping them.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
When offenses come out in a Double Tight-end formation everyone thinks ‘ground and pound’. However, there are several great passing concepts out of double tight-end formations.
The Beast Tank Formation is a great formation because it will allow you to outflank and outnumber the defense to one side. From a defensive standpoint, it’s a very difficult formation to align to.
The Buck Sweep from the Spread is one of the most powerful plays in football. Buck Sweep faded into the forgotten land of niche offenses for a decade or two when the spread really started to take off.
These are our 5 best trick plays for youth football. These trick plays are great because they are fun to run and they will come in handy when your team needs a big play.