One of the most effective skills a Quarterback can have is the ability to throw the football on the run. When the Quarterback is able to break the pocket and threaten the defense with the run, while at the same time being able to throw the ball to a receiver downfield, the defense is put […]
When determining positions for your players the first question you always have to answer is who can play Quarterback. Many coaches make the mistake of selecting their Quarterback based on the offense they would like to run.
There are two things that a Quarterback needs to avoid when he is throwing a pass. The first is throwing it to a player on the other team and the second is a sack.
Coach Oliver Zemevka is the QB/Passing Coach in Germany for the Berlin Rebels. The ‘Junior Level’ is the youth football level in Germany.
One of the most frustrating parts of calling plays is trying to guess what the defense will line up in and then picking a play to counter that alignment. Coaches at all levels struggle to determine where the defense will line up.
Passing in the 2 Minutes offense is a unique situation that many coaches don’t prepare for. The common answer of coaches in two minute offenses is to throw the ball deep and to the sideline.
The quickest way to lose a game at any level is to turn the ball over. This is why the number one rule for every offensive player is that at the end of the possession we have the ball.
Taking a Handoff in Football I bet there are thousands of plays across the country that are wasted because of poor handoff exchanges. Taking a handoff in football is overlooked by many youth football coaches.
The Shotgun Formation in Youth Football The shotgun formation can be used in youth football with great success. Many coaches are hesitant to use the shotgun formation because of the risk of fumbled snaps.
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.
Running Back-Quarterback Exchange At least 90 % of football plays are running plays which require a running back-quarterback exchange. It is imperative that you practice this exchange often in practice.
Youth Football Speed Training One of the biggest lies I hear young coaches tell players is that you can’t teach speed. To me, speed is like any other muscle, if you train it right, you can improve on it.