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Youth Football Practice Organization

Posted on August 20th, 2018

If you have ever watched a good football practice and a bad football practice here are some things that will definitely stand out ...

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Running On Empty – How To Keep Your Youth Football Team In Shape (Without Exhausting Them)

Posted on August 15th, 2018

As a youth football coach, it’s your goal to push your athletes to new heights but you need to be careful while doing so. Push t...

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FirstDown PlayBook Installs: August 14-20

Posted on August 14th, 2018

Almost every FirstDown PlayBook install that we have going in this week is useful to our youth football coaches. ...

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Don’t Play This Unless They Make You!

Posted on August 8th, 2018

It does not make a lot of sense to play a traditional two deep coverage with your youth football defense, because all you are doin...

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Get Your Players To “See” What You Mean

Posted on August 4th, 2018

What teaching method or technique could be possibly be effective with a six year old and a grizzled NFL veteran? Pictures, that’...

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Youth Football 5-2 Cover 2 Install

Posted on August 2nd, 2018

FirstDown PlayBook did a little digging over the past six or seven days asking as many youth football coaches as we could if their...

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Youth Football Cover 2? If You Say So.

Posted on July 29th, 2018

We spoke to a youth football coach awhile back who informed us that his youth football league was requiring them to play two safet...

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What’s Your Practice Plan Coach?

Posted on July 28th, 2018

It is your responsibility to be organized so everyone can get something out of practice. Here are a few reasons why having a pract...

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Coach, It Ain’t About You.

Posted on July 21st, 2018

It Ain't About You, Coach. This is lesson number one for coaches at all levels, but it’s critical to remember that it's always a...

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Blocking Vs Non-Blocking Flag Football Plays

Posted on July 20th, 2018

One of the significant differences is that in some leagues blocking (shielding) flag football plays are allowed. This one rule imm...

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Coach Your Flag Football Team To Play Fast!

Posted on July 14th, 2018

One of the hardest things to do as a football coach at any level is to teach your players to play fast. We all understand the valu...

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How To Install A Youth Football Offensive Formation

Posted on July 13th, 2018

As a youth football coach one of the most important things you are going to have to consider on offense is what formations and wha...

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