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Youth Football Unbalanced Formations & Adjustments

Posted on October 19th, 2018

Often times the unbalanced formations do very little to change any assignment responsibility on the part of the offense but it req...

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Youth Football Reverse Trick Play

Posted on September 23rd, 2018

A third way to build your offense is with a trick play or two that comes off of your base plays. This past week FirstDown PlayBook...

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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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6v6 Flag Football Curl Follow RPO

Posted on September 16th, 2018

How about a little razzle dazzle for your weekend morning with a little 6v6 flag football trickery that FirstDown PlayBook just in...

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Correct Me, Coach. Don’t Embarrass Me.

Posted on September 14th, 2018

When you volunteer to coach a youth football team you instantly have put yourself in a leadership role that will require you to ve...

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Youth Football Defenses Adjust Too!

Posted on September 8th, 2018

As you take a closer look at the twelve different FirstDown PlayBook youth football offenses you will still notice differences as ...

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120 Days Until Editing Tool Launch!

Posted on September 6th, 2018

I have been there before. Barely getting my position meeting organized so that I could actually do what I was paid to do...teach m...

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With Youth Football Less Is More

Posted on September 1st, 2018

The next time you are watching a football game on TV and think you just found a great play or scheme for your youth football team ...

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A Little 5v5 Flag Football Deception

Posted on August 31st, 2018

Today FirstDown PlayBook breaks down one particular 5v5 flag football formation in this short video that not only is set up for m...

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Coach With A Teaching Progression

Posted on August 26th, 2018

Each youth football position coach should sit down before the season begins and write down a list of fundamentals and techniques f...

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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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