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Special Teams Category

Anatomy Of A Game Saving Blocked Kick

Posted on September 12th, 2017

This morning the NFL.com headlines read "Broncos hold back Bolts comeback by a fingertip."...

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More Special Teams Tricks On The Way

Posted on September 8th, 2017

We have been working on drawing up some special teams trick plays for you. ...

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FirstDown PlayBook Installs Sept 5-11

Posted on September 5th, 2017

There is not a football coach on this planet who is not looking for improvement in a lot of areas this week....

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First Week NCAA Special Teams Blues

Posted on September 3rd, 2017

Yesterday was a typical first weekend in college football with a lot of special teams mistakes...

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New Swinging Gate Ideas

Posted on August 26th, 2017

The Swinging Gate formation and all that can go with it are a staple in some special teams coaches playbooks....

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FirstDown PlayBook Installs: Aug 22-28

Posted on August 22nd, 2017

MORE VARSITY RUN GAME, YOUTH FOOTBALL SPREAD BEATERS AND SPECIAL TEAMS SWINGING GATE IDEAS...

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The (Not So) Secret Weapon

Posted on August 16th, 2017

We receive a lot of compliments about our Special Teams section on FirstDown PlayBook....

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This Wins Championships As Much As Anything

Posted on July 28th, 2017

The part of FirstDown PlayBook that probably has the best chance of helping you win a championship is the Special Teams section....

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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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