There’s an old story about the famous West Coast Offense that was created by Bill Walsh. In the early years of the offense one of the Tight Ends lined up on the wrong side of the formation.
A guiding principle in coaching football is to do what your players are good at. If your players are not able to complete their assignments on each play, then the play will never work.
There are several different ways an offense can utilize the H-back. The H-back will give you several different run, blocking, and passing options.
The H Back is one of the most difficult positions to coach because of its versatility and the amount of different skills they must learn. For an H Back to be truly successful they must know the entire run game and the complete passing game.
One of the major benefits of basing your offense out of the Inside Zone and Power schemes is the ability to quickly change the play with simple tags. The Flat Tag is an easy tag that can change the appearance of the Inside Zone and get the ball in the hands of your playmaker in […]
The Twins Formation is a great formation because it allows you to spread the field, while still maintaining a strong inside run threat. The twin receiver side will pull defenders out of the box and the H back will give you several different interior blocking options.
We believe in creating space for our playmakers. We have a deep held belief that if we get the ball to our playmakers and they are matched up against a defender one on one, our playmakers will make good things happen.
Cover 4 has become a common coverage to combat the Spread to Run style of offense. There’s a great reason for this, Cover 4 is a great coverage.
One of the easiest ways to keep things simple in the passing game is through the use of tags. We use tags off of our base plays that allow the players to trade responsibilities.
The Smash Passing Concept is one of the best passing concepts in football. Smash is a concept that works very well against all types of coverage.
The Jet Sweep is the perfect tool for deception. It puts an immediate threat on the edge of the defense that forces them to react and adjust if they don’t want to allow one of the fastest players on the field get to the edge.
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.
Calling plays is one of the most stressful and rewarding experiences in football. There is no other sport such a large amount of pressure is put on the coach.
One of the most frustrating things that can occur when you are running an offense is to go against a blitz heavy team. This is true at all levels but is especially true at the youth league level.
The Wall Tag for the Inside Zone is a simple way to put stress on the entire defense. The ideal Spread to Run offensive system forces the defense to allocate it’s players across the field and defend the whole width of the field.