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Posts Tagged ‘USA Football’

Defending Oddball Youth Football Formations

Posted on July 10th, 2020

The hard part is that defending these oddball youth football formations forces a youth football defensive coach to design a silly ...

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Jet Sweep: Youth Football Style

Posted on July 7th, 2020

There is a lot more to executing a youth football jet sweep than handing the ball off to the fastest kid on your team and cheering...

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Youth Football Coach Lesson #1…It Ain’t About You

Posted on July 3rd, 2020

It ain't about you coach. This is true for coaches at all levels. It’s particularly critical for youth football coaches to remem...

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Differences In A Youth Football 4-4 & 6-2 Defense Are Subtle

Posted on June 30th, 2020

The youth football 4-4 defense and the youth football 6-2 defense are so similar that when you are playing against them you may no...

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Hello Youth Football Commissioners

Posted on June 27th, 2020

Hello youth football commisisoners. I wanted to let you know about FirstDown PlayBook and some of the things we offer the coaches...

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Why Run A Youth Football Counter?

Posted on June 24th, 2020

A lot of ways to run the counter but it is generally a good idea to run one off of your base football plays, especially if you coa...

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USA Football: Return To Youth Football 2020

Posted on May 29th, 2020

Today, we want to step out of the way and direct you to this very helpful page we have followed on the USA Football website regard...

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Youth Football Needs Blocking Rules Too

Posted on May 20th, 2020

If you expect to have time to teach young football players what you should be teaching them (How to safely block and tackle) you n...

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Your Defensive End’s Hat Key Is Getting Them In Trouble

Posted on April 27th, 2020

You are coaching him to get his eyes back inside vs an outside release but that's not enough. The fullback is on him before he can...

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How Would You Block the Backside Of This Power?

Posted on April 6th, 2020

How do we block the backside of this play? The problem is that the 3 technique tackle is getting in the hip of the pulling guard. ...

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Special Youth Coaches USA Football Conference Offer

Posted on February 20th, 2020

If you are a youth football coach and you attend the USA Football conference you can sign up for a free one week trial on FirstDow...

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FirstDown PlayBook Addresses The National HSFB Coaches Alliance

Posted on February 18th, 2020

FirstDown PlayBook will have the privilege of addressing the National High School Football Coaches Alliance in Louisville, Kentuck...

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