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Youth Football 6-2 Defense vs 4-4 Defense

Posted on May 17th, 2019

Today's video breaks down the slight difference in a youth football 6-2 Defense and the 4-4. These are a few things that you shoul...

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As Thorough As If It Were Our Tails On The Line

Posted on May 14th, 2019

Good defensive coordinators know that the defensive pressure can be applied but it has to be intelligently designed and coordinate...

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Teach Youth Football Defensive Linemen To “Feel” The Blocks

Posted on May 8th, 2019

Today's video takes you through some very simple things to teach your youth defensive linemen as they are stunting one direction o...

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Press Man From The Guy Who Started It In College Football

Posted on May 6th, 2019

In a lot of ways, Ron Case is the "father of press man coverage" in college football. As you will hear, he began doing it when it ...

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Secondary Coaches: This One Is For You

Posted on April 26th, 2019

This is a good exercise for both sides of the ball and the good secondary coaches take it for what it's worth and teach concepts....

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Adjust To Oddball Youth Football Formations

Posted on April 23rd, 2019

It's an important topic because some youth football coaches will just wear you out with formations if you allow it to happen....

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Nickel Knife 3 Fire Zone

Posted on April 18th, 2019

We call this pressure Nickel Knife 3 Fire Zone. It is one of over 57 different varsity defensive pressures in FirstDown PlayBook....

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Difference in 4-2-5 & 4-3 is a Dude

Posted on March 31st, 2019

A 4-2-5 Defense is a 4-3 Defense with nickel personnel in the game. Been that way for one hundred years and will be that way for o...

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USA Football’s Seth Galina Talks Setting the Nose in A Tite Front

Posted on March 16th, 2019

USA Football's Seth Galina does a nice job here of showing us how some of the current offensive schemes can put the Outside Lineba...

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33 Nickel Knife 3 FireZone

Posted on March 9th, 2019

SAM LB: ALIGNMENT: ALIGN ON THE POINT IN BUNCH. CHEAT LATE. ASSIGNMENT: PRESSURE OFF OF THE EDGE. ALLOW THE NICKEL TO COME INSIDE...

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Defending Flag Football Bunch Formations

Posted on March 8th, 2019

Even if you are looking down into 6-7-8 year old eyes as you coach your flag football defense, there are small but important coach...

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Defensive Pressure Package New Look

Posted on February 23rd, 2019

Our FirstDown PlayBook coaches are still grinding as we attend the conference and we are focusing, in particular, on the varsity d...

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