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Youth Football Category

Have A Teaching Progression

Posted on September 28th, 2020

After you have your list of what must be taught now you want to start developing the teaching progression for getting these skills...

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What Are The Core Fundamentals of Your Position?

Posted on September 20th, 2020

Each coach should sit down before the season begins and write down a list of fundamentals and techniques for their particular posi...

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Why Are You Stretching That Ten Year Old?

Posted on September 13th, 2020

Let's be honest, there are two reasons youth football coaches stretch or condition their team before practice and both are bad rea...

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Teach & Work Your Players. Don’t Lecture Them.

Posted on September 7th, 2020

If you want to lose the attention of a young football player in the year 2020 just have them stand in a line for more than thirty ...

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Defend The Formation, Not The Field

Posted on September 4th, 2020

Stop! Do not do this! It's bad. Make youth football offenses go sideline to sideline. Do not let them run the ball downhill on you...

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You, Belichick & Saban

Posted on September 2nd, 2020

Belichick and Saban are just like you. Neither one of them think they have enough time to get their team prepared each week. ...

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These 3 Things Can Make Your Team Play Slow

Posted on August 29th, 2020

Effort is important. We will be coaching it as long as we wear a whistle. However, here are three other reasons why your team may ...

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Empower Your Assistant Coaches

Posted on August 23rd, 2020

If you do not give your assistants a specific assignment they are going to be standing around watching you. Neither of you will ge...

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Get Your Backups Mental Reps During Practice

Posted on August 22nd, 2020

There is a lot of teaching that can go on behind the practice rep. Allowing your backups to see the play before it is run can be a...

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What Does a Good Practice Look Like?

Posted on August 17th, 2020

This one simple thing can set the tempo for your entire practice and the mindset of everyone on the field. Your practice should be...

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Bear Vs “Bad Bear” Defense

Posted on August 11th, 2020

Using visual aids to help your message "sink in" is a good idea at all levels of football, including with your youth or flag footb...

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12 Youth FootBall Formations. Choose Wisely!

Posted on August 10th, 2020

As important as familiarity is about what you are running, it is still important to run a youth football offense that your players...

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