Posts Tagged ‘Coach’

Don’t Ever Ask Me “What’s The Defensive Call?”

Posted on October 16th, 2018

Art Kaufman get’s one thing straight with his defense in the very first defensive meeting of every year. He makes it clear that ...

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How Important Is Coaching? Watch This.

Posted on December 24th, 2017

If you are a coach and we mean a coach at any level this Ted Talk video should be required watching....

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Sparks of Greatness: Qualities Sought in Players & Coaches

Posted on June 19th, 2015

“The eye test. They have to pass the eye test”, answered Head Football Coach Mike Minter of Campbell University, when I asked ...

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Random Musings On and Off the Gridiron

Posted on January 29th, 2014

By Stuart Wyckoff I started this blog telling you guys about my winless season so I could brag about doing something right…...

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Random Musings On and Off the Gridiron

Posted on January 17th, 2014

FirstDown PlayBook welcomes guest blogger Stuart Wyckoff, Aroostook Huskies Football Club I have to confess right off that I’ve ...

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Special Teams It Is!

Posted on December 7th, 2013

We’ve been talking a lot about our 2014 production plans lately. We have felt conflicted about what to release next. There h...

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Great Fade Route

Posted on December 5th, 2013

In order to run a great Fade route you must attack the technique of the defender first and set a clear line at the top of the stem...

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Change Up Your Double Post

Posted on December 3rd, 2013

We saw the double post quite a bit this past weekend especially in the red zone. It’s amazing how it almost always seems to ...

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288 Special: Throw The Ball Over The Top

Posted on November 14th, 2013

The 288 special is a pass game concept that is used as much with playaction pass protection as it is with Dropback protection. A l...

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Eliminate Space When Coaching Kickoff Coverage

Posted on October 19th, 2013

Whenever I see a team kickoff and the ball ends up anywhere close to the middle of the field I cringe. Let’s face it space i...

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Game Management Matters At All Levels

Posted on September 9th, 2013

I went for my Saturday morning run this weekend and I happened to pass by a youth league football game that had just started so I ...

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Blocking The Backside Of 3×1 Weak Side Zone

Posted on September 4th, 2013

Anyone who has taught or coached this play knows that there really is no playside or backside to it. The weak side zone play or Bl...

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