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.
I want to start out by saying that I do not hate flag football. I’ve coached spring flag football for almost as long as I have coached tackle youth football.
The Crossfire Blitz out of the 3-4 under defense is a great way to take away the strength of the offense’s formation. This blitz is easy to install, but very difficult for the offense to block.
We have talked multiple time before about the problems a Tight End causes with the Inside Zone Scheme. By adding an extra gap, the defense must bring another defender down to deal with the run threat.
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.
The Strong Safety Blitz out of the 3-3 Stack Defense is designed to attack the offense from the wide side of the field. You can also execute this blitz to the strong side of the offense’s formation.
Running routes is one of the most under-coached aspects of football. The same way an offensive lineman needs to be coached on the details of each of his steps, wide receivers need to be taught the finer points of the routes they are running.
The Trio Formation is one of the hardest formations in football to defend. If you have the personnel, I personally think this formation causes more issues to a defense than the traditional Trips formation.
Youth Football Online attended the Save Youth Football Rally in Boston (4-16-19). The rally lasted roughly three hours and they had a great turn out.
Coaching youth football is a fun, challenging, and an absolute amazing experience. Seeing kids progress throughout the season as football players & individuals is the most satisfying element.
The Running Back Slip Screen is an explosive play that beats the blitz. This Running Back Screen Pass Play takes practice, but once your players get it down, it will be one of your best plays.
One of the hardest things to do as a play caller is to find a way to get the ball in the hands of your best receiver. Many defenses will provide a variety of looks and shifts to take the best playmaker away from the offense and force them to win with their less talented […]
We all know that the game of football is won at the line of scrimmage. When you control the line of scrimmage you control the game.
Cross Blitz out of the 4-3 Defense | Under Front The Cross blitz out of the 4-3 Defense is easy to install and it works very well on the youth football level. Since youth football consist mostly of runs, this blitz is designed to defend against off-tackle and outside plays.
One of the best parts about football, and sports in general, is the learning that takes place. This sport teaches young men the merit of hard work, the ability to sacrifice for a greater good, and how to overcome adversity.