Posts Tagged ‘football coaching’

The (Not So) Secret Weapon

Posted on August 16th, 2017

We receive a lot of compliments about our Special Teams section on FirstDown PlayBook....

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All 2×2 Pass Plays Now In Color!

Posted on August 13th, 2017

All of your 2 Tight and 2x2 formation DropBack pass plays will be in color!...

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Correct Me Coach. Don’t Embarrass Me.

Posted on August 7th, 2017

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

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This May Help You With Scout Team Cards

Posted on August 6th, 2017

You may want to seriously consider using it for your scout team cards as you begin your pre-season practices!...

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This Wins Championships As Much As Anything

Posted on July 28th, 2017

The part of FirstDown PlayBook that probably has the best chance of helping you win a championship is the Special Teams section....

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No FirstDown PlayBook Youth Crack Blocks

Posted on June 14th, 2017

No coach is going to be able to teach a defensive player how to recognize and defend themselves vs a crack back block at this age....

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Back to the Basics: Using the Whistle Properly

Posted on June 8th, 2017

Question: When you blow a whistle what does it mean while playing football?...

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The Mental Skills Tool Belt

Posted on June 2nd, 2017

Ask your players to think about and visualize the main tools in that tool belt and remind them that each tool represents a differe...

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Create Your Offense Formation Hit Chart

Posted on May 5th, 2017

One of the first things that you want to do when installing your youth football offense is create a formation hit chart. ...

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All Football Positions Are Skill Positions

Posted on March 29th, 2017

He asked me this question last year: “What is the definition of a skill position in football?”...

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Deep Thinking – Part 2: Re-defining The Free Safety.

Posted on March 20th, 2017

The Free Safety was no longer free. There was a higher cost to playing free safety. We re-defined the free safety role not by lock...

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The 7on7 Coach’s Challenge

Posted on February 26th, 2017

The offensive coordinator calling a game in the fall has a lot of help as his other assistant coaches are working a long with him....

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