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Youth Football Help Category

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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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 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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Good Coaches Teach Life Lessons Too

Posted on August 12th, 2018

As you go about the process of teaching the fundamentals, techniques and schemes that are essential to playing football we think t...

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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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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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FirstDown PlayBook Slide Show Helps You Teach

Posted on July 15th, 2018

One of the features we developed was the ability for a coach to seamlessly create a slide show to use if he or she chose to have a...

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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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