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Posts Tagged ‘special teams’

Coaching A Twist To Block Punts

Posted on February 17th, 2018

The biggest mistake that young coaches make when they teach a twist to block punts is that they teach the two rushers to trade gap...

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Do You Ever Kick It Down The Middle?

Posted on February 10th, 2018

How many of you kick it down the middle and why? How many of you would never (at least try to) kick it down the middle of the fiel...

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Have A Changeup For Your Kickoff Unit Too

Posted on January 21st, 2018

A special teams play or miscue will be what punches the fortunate teams' tick to the Super Bowl. So this morning before all of t...

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Break Your Special Teams Coaching Into Parts

Posted on December 31st, 2017

For a young special teams coach it can seem like a daunting task to try to create some order out of this high speed chaos that sta...

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FirstDown PlayBook Special Teams Technique Help

Posted on December 22nd, 2017

FirstDown PlayBook has created a technique section so that as you are installing a special teams scheme you can also check out how...

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FirstDown PlayBook Installs: December 19-24

Posted on December 19th, 2017

We are celebrating 2017 by extending a Christmas gift to all of the high school head coaches across the country. ...

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FirstDown PlayBook Installs: Dec 12-18

Posted on December 12th, 2017

You asked us to develop a way that would allow you to edit our 33,000 football play drawings....

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Evaluate Special Teams First This Off-Season

Posted on December 7th, 2017

As you begin your off-season evaluation and preparation this year, do it a little differently than you have in the past. Start wit...

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FirstDown PlayBook Special Teams Value

Posted on November 3rd, 2017

This coach went on to say that in his opinion the real plus for his staff was the Special Teams section....

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Create Numbers On Your Kickoff Coverage

Posted on October 27th, 2017

You do the math and know that a blocker eliminated is one more of your buddies who will be free to the ball. ...

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Steelers Gamble With Fake Punt (But Maybe Not That Much)

Posted on October 23rd, 2017

There is a real possibility on this play that Dennard could get a pass interference call and never know the ball was thrown to the...

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Kick Off Return Starts With A Formation

Posted on October 19th, 2017

Most Kickoff Returns are doomed before the returner takes his first step with the ball or before any of his blockers ever make con...

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