There is no more dominating of a run scheme than Power. Power uses angles and leverage to give the offense a numbers advantage to run the ball in the box.
One of the major things that all defenses struggle to do well is line up correctly to a formation. Most coaches spend hours of practice time every week working with their team on how to correctly align to each formation.
The Quarterback Lead Play out of the Double Tight Pistol Formation is a great play that will allow you to utilize your athletic QB. You also gain an extra blocker because the QB is the ball carrier.
The A Gap Power Blocking Scheme is one of the most used run schemes in football. It allows the offense to get a double team at the point of attack while also bringing a Guard from the backside to lead up on the playside blocker.
One of the best ways to stress a defense is through the use of motion. When you watch almost any defense practice or hear any defensive coordinator talk, you become aware of the fact that one of the most crucial elements of defense is to be lined up soundly against any formation.
Motion is probably one of the most underrated and underutilized tactics in youth football. Jet motion is an immediate threat to the edge of the defense.
This power out of the pistol formation is drawn up a little bit differently than your traditional power play. Instead of pulling a guard we utilize a kick-out block with our jet motion player.
This power play is out of the “Offset” Pistol Formation (what we call it). There are many coaches that will call this the “over” Pistol Formation.
Utilizing Motion in Your Offense The majority of youth football teams do not utilize any sort of motion in their offense. So if you decide to implement motion defenses will have a difficult time adjusting.
Pistol Quarterback Sweep Play This pistol quarterback sweep play attacks the edge of the defense with a mobile QB. This play is out of the pistol formation with 3 players stacked to the right side.
The Shotgun Snap in Youth Football The shotgun snap in youth football is being used more than ever. Mobile QBs and spread offenses are really starting to open up on the youth football level.
Pistol Offense Quarterback Counter Play This quarterback counter is an excellent football play that utilizes a mobile QB. This play is ultra deceptive!
Pistol Formation- Jet Sweep This pistol formation- jet sweep play is very explosive. The pistol formation is a great way to spread the field and to take advantage of a mobile QB.
The Power O Football Play The Power O Football Play The Power O football play, or Power “O” for short, is an off-tackle play that utilizes a “gap” blocking scheme. The play is used in some form at every level, from youth football to the NFL.