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Flag Football Man Coverage Leverage

Posted on July 11th, 2020

Maintaining inside leverage is critical when playing flag football man coverage and this includes when the receiver goes in motion...

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Defending Oddball Youth Football Formations

Posted on July 10th, 2020

The hard part is that defending these oddball youth football formations forces a youth football defensive coach to design a silly ...

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Position Coaches Want To Know What Their Players Know

Posted on July 9th, 2020

As a coach gets closer to game day one of the most pressing things on their mind is "What do my players know about our game plan a...

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4-2-5 Defense? Yes, Right Here.

Posted on July 8th, 2020

FirstDown PlayBook is always evolving but if you watch this short video you will see how you can get to your 4-2-5 defense quickly...

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Jet Sweep: Youth Football Style

Posted on July 7th, 2020

There is a lot more to executing a youth football jet sweep than handing the ball off to the fastest kid on your team and cheering...

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Chiefs’ Dave Toub Special Teams Grading Chart

Posted on July 6th, 2020

Later this week we will be posting this special teams grading chart on the FirstDown PlayBook website. Dave has been gracious eno...

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FirstDown PlayBook Flag Football WristSheets!

Posted on July 5th, 2020

Flag football coaches love the FirstDown PlayBook wristband sheets so much because they are quick and easy to create and they look...

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Happy Fourth of July!

Posted on July 4th, 2020

Happy Fourth of July from your friends here at FirstDown PlayBook!...

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Youth Football Coach Lesson #1…It Ain’t About You

Posted on July 3rd, 2020

It ain't about you coach. This is true for coaches at all levels. It’s particularly critical for youth football coaches to remem...

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Von Miller Combines Technique & Explosiveness For A Bull Rush

Posted on July 2nd, 2020

Here you can see how a rusher who might be smaller than the guy blocking him can generate the power and bull rush an OL through te...

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Give Assistant Coaches Access To Manage PlayBooks

Posted on July 1st, 2020

We have had some questions from our high school and college football coaches about the "Manage PlayBooks" area and giving access t...

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Differences In A Youth Football 4-4 & 6-2 Defense Are Subtle

Posted on June 30th, 2020

The youth football 4-4 defense and the youth football 6-2 defense are so similar that when you are playing against them you may no...

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