Now that the season is over for the majority of us it’s time we take a look and reflect on the past season. This is a very important process for coaches.
At any level of football one of the most dangerous things to defend is speed on the edge of the field. As a result, defenses will work hard to keep outside leverage and keep everything inside of them.
Running an effective two-minute drill is one of the toughest things to do in football. The ability to teach players how to move down the field using a limited amount of time will stress any coaching staff.
As an up-tempo spread based team, we are always looking to get our receivers as many catches as possible. Because we have short practices we often miss out on individual time where receivers can get the base catches that allow them to develop the skill necessary to make big time catches in games.
The Push Screen RPO is easy to install and it’s a concept that can be executed on the youth football level. This run pass option gives the QB an easy pre-snap read.
The Inside Zone is one of the top offensive schemes in football. This play is so dominant because it can be run from so many different formations and personnel groups.
The limiting factor on all football teams is time. Every team has a limited amount of practice time and a limited amount of practice reps.
Tight Ends present all sorts of issues for defensive coaches. One of the main issues that they bring up is that the defense now has to defend an extra run gap.
The Pin and Pull is one of the plays that is sweeping the country as a run game staple. There are multiple advantages of running the Pin and Pull and using it as your main tool to get to the outside in the run game.
One of the more popular drills for defensive linemen to show off their athletic ability is called “Running the Hoop.” This is a simple drill that applies to linemen at all levels.
One of the most frustrating things about coaching in a game is making sure the correct people are out on the field. During offense and defense this is normally a pretty easy task to accomplish, but during Special Teams, especially early in the season, this can be a very difficult task.
One thing that all coaches, players and parents can agree on is no one wants to have a practice where there are lots of kids standing around. Kids standing around at practice are not getting better at football and normally are not having fun.
One thing that can be frustrating for the defense is when the offense is able to give a variety of different plays off essentially the same look. When you combine this with a formation that presents a heavy run threat on one side of the formation with a passing threat on the other side of […]
I coined the term ‘edge training’ sometime ago when I realized my youth football athletes were spending a little too much time idle, and I wanted them to get some work in. To fix this, I set up a training program at home, a little bit outside of the box and set to be fun, […]
We believe that culture is the most important element in building a team or program. Without a strong culture your team will struggle to deal with the ups and downs of the season.