Handling Big Defensive Tackles with the Hammer & Deuce Tag

Blocking disruptive defensive tackles can be very difficult for youth offensive linemen. However, we came up with two simple tags that will allow us to get those big and disruptive tackles blocked.

Practice Optimization: Time vs. Retention

Time vs retention is a subject, as youth coaches we are all interested in perfecting. Teams may only have two or three days a week, or if lucky five, to practice during preseason.

Fast Screen Options off of the Zone Run Game

It’s important to have different options when running or throwing the football. When we are spreading the field I like the idea of having screen plays attached to all our run plays.

Using the Jail Screen to Maximize the Bubble Screen

Most offenses in today’s game are looking to spread out the defense  and then take advantage of where they have a numbers advantage. One of the most popular ways to do this is with the Bubble route.