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Defense Category

Do Not Let A Youth QB Beat You With Their Legs

Posted on October 13th, 2018

The only reason any youth football coach would allow his defense to get spread all the way across the football field is if the qua...

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Youth Football Defense Changeups

Posted on October 1st, 2018

If your youth football defense has mastered your base fronts and you have begun to add a few pressures to your scheme then this ar...

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40 Year Coaching Veteran John Palermo Talks Defensive Line Play

Posted on September 24th, 2018

John Palermo's resume includes a national championship ring with Notre Dame where he coached Chris Zorich, a two-time consensus A...

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Flag Football Man Coverage Rules

Posted on September 22nd, 2018

Many youth 5v5 flag football coaches opt to play man coverage full time because zone principles are hard for the younger players t...

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Don’t Overlook The Defense Builder!

Posted on September 21st, 2018

There is no where else on earth that you will find this much defensive drawing help as you do in the Defense Builder section and w...

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Podcast Week #1: Former Texas DC Bull Reese

Posted on August 27th, 2018

Today on the Coach and Coordinator week one Gameplan Coach Reese shares his thoughts on making gamely adjustments and why he think...

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Youth Football Man Coverage As Simple As 1-2-3

Posted on August 23rd, 2018

Today's short video explains a simple method that helps you get your youth football defense lined up in sound man coverage simply ...

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Coaching Youth Football Linebacker Alignments

Posted on August 22nd, 2018

We have put together a short video that talks about things to think about as you are teaching your youth football linebackers thei...

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Youth Football Slant Technique Breakdown

Posted on August 16th, 2018

Today's video sees us using our Visio drawing tool to detail four simple blocking schemes and how you can teach your defensive lin...

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FirstDown PlayBook Installs: August 14-20

Posted on August 14th, 2018

Almost every FirstDown PlayBook install that we have going in this week is useful to our youth football coaches. ...

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Youth Football 6-2 Slant Defense Install

Posted on August 11th, 2018

FirstDown PlayBook is currently working on a youth football "Slant" defense out of your 6-2 front and by the time the weekend is o...

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Youth Football Linebacker Green Dog Technique

Posted on August 10th, 2018

Today's short video talks about the benefits of teaching your young linebackers the "Green Dog" technique that will allow them to ...

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