Special Teams Category

Coaching Shield Punt Splits

Posted on June 27th, 2017

The majority of the high school punt teams have now gone to the Shield Punt method of punting the football. ...

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You Have To Give Effort As A Coach Too!

Posted on May 19th, 2017

You hear a lot of coaches say things like "This play reveals the effort and discipline of the defense". ...

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No One Wants To Practice This Play

Posted on May 10th, 2017

No one wants to practice this play, not even the coach. ...

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Create A Punt Return Checklist

Posted on April 30th, 2017

One of the worst feelings in the world is to have the Head Coach coming towards you down the sideline looking for you after you ge...

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Before Drawing Up A Return Or Block You Better…

Posted on April 28th, 2017

We are going to take a little time today to cover some very important starting points every Punt Return coach....

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Spread Or Shield Punt? Yes It’s Here.

Posted on April 21st, 2017

When we put together the FirstDown PlayBook Punt section in the Special Teams area we covered both the Spread Punt and the Shield ...

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Set Your Kickoff Return Formation First

Posted on April 14th, 2017

A Kickoff Return is an offensive football play. All offensive football plays start with a formation. ...

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Use Every Second With Your Special Teams

Posted on April 5th, 2017

Today our free Coaches Community video talks about how you can work on Special Teams fundamentals and even a little scheme in your...

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FirstDown PlayBook Spread & Shield Punt

Posted on March 6th, 2017

How is it possible that FirstDown PlayBook has eight special teams phases? ...

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Use Special Teams Techniques Now

Posted on February 20th, 2017

As you are involved in winter conditioning this can be the perfect time to kill two birds with one stone and incorporate special t...

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Heck, Sometimes We Even Neglect Special Teams!

Posted on January 4th, 2017

We have thirty years of coaching under our belt and special teams was a part of most of those years in college and professional fo...

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FDPB Special Teams Section Is A Hidden Weapon

Posted on November 16th, 2016

The next time you're digging through your O & D sections in FirstDown PlayBook remember there is a game or two to be won in our Sp...

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