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Special Teams Category

A Simplified Blocking Scheme for Rugby Punting using the Spread Shield Punt Alignment

Posted on May 27th, 2018

We have since evolved into a two punter rugby punt system.  We have a right footed punter and a left footed punter on our team th...

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FirstDown PlayBook Installs: May 15-21

Posted on May 15th, 2018

Only we get you 90% of the way home before you ever start adjusting your drawing so when the editing tool is launched in January, ...

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Using Multiple PAT Formations To Keep Constant Pressure On The Opponent

Posted on May 14th, 2018

As a staff and a program we take great pride in our Special Teams unit. We have achieved total buy in from players due to doing s...

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Punt Return Checklist & Starting Point

Posted on April 25th, 2018

One of the first things that becomes evident to a new coach in charge of punt return is that you are coaching defense at the begin...

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Kickoff Return Starts With A Formation

Posted on April 19th, 2018

Imagine trying to run a lead play on offense with your Fullback at 14 yards and your Tailback at 18 yards. No way right? Well if y...

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Special Teams Spring Cleaning

Posted on April 13th, 2018

Spring is a perfect time of year to slow down and take one phase of Special Teams and become a personal expert on what you want to...

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Have A Strength Plan For Your Specialists Too

Posted on April 7th, 2018

Strength and conditioning for kickers and punters is often overlooked. I believe that in order to be the best kicker you can be, y...

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Downhill Kickoff Return Schemes

Posted on March 28th, 2018

This weekend we installed three kickoff returns that revolve more around getting a hat on a hat and hitting the return north south...

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FirstDown PlayBook Install: March 20-26

Posted on March 20th, 2018

The response to the initial FirstDown PlayBook install of your 34 Bear defense was pretty stout last week. ...

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Kickoff Return: Ball Flight Returner Man

Posted on March 7th, 2018

It doesn't take much to turn a well coached kickoff return into a hot mess and have free runners to your kickoff returner coming a...

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FirstDown PlayBook Installs: Feb 27-Mar 4

Posted on February 27th, 2018

We are staying the course this week with your FirstDown PlayBook Installs as we are going to continue building and in some cases f...

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5 Man Up Kickoff Returns Added

Posted on February 25th, 2018

This past week FirstDown PlayBook focused on installing kickoff returns that neutralize this kind of dominant player. The emphasis...

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