It was a great year for Youth Football Online’s blog. We published over 100 new articles and pages in 2019.
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 of the most difficult things in coach Special Teams is teaching players to change from dropping back to moving forward to make the block. On the same note it equally difficult to teach coverage players to press the blockers and get past them.
When looking at a Kickoff Return team it is very easy to simply assign a blocker for every defender on the kickoff team and tell you best athlete to find some space. Many teams rely on this as a simple way to install the kickoff return team and think this will be enough to bring […]
The Stick, Rip, and Stack Drill is the number one drill coverage players will use in the Speed Zone. The point of this drill is to avoid any contact by front wall blockers.
Winning the Field Position Battle in Youth Football – Here’s How: The team that wins the field position battle will win the football game more often than not. The image below gives great insight into how critical winning the field position battle in youth football is.
Extra Point Block Play & Scheme Having an extra point block play & scheme is absolutely critical. In many youth football leagues kicking (field goal) the extra point is worth 2 points.
Punt Coverage in Youth Football Punt coverage in youth football requires a lot of practice time. When your team is forced to punt the football it is vital that you are able to block, get the punt off, and cover the punt.
Playoff Time- Championships are won at Practice It is now playoff time! This is what your players and coaching staff have work hard for since the spring.
Expert Coach Chris Husby from Special Teams Football Academy, breaks kicking down for us. Like the article below for more articles like this!