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Youth Football Complimentary Plays

Posted on October 25th, 2020

You can use the FirstDown PlayBook youth football tags to find complimentary plays that will confuse your opponent not your player...

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Youth Football Wing T Complimentary Plays Are Key

Posted on October 19th, 2020

The Wing T Buck Sweep forces the play side linebacker to flow to defend the play. The G Lead has the pulling guard wrap up inside ...

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Get Your Youth Coaches On A Program Account

Posted on October 12th, 2020

A FirstDown PlayBook Program account allows your youth football coaches to teach within your system as the players grow up in your...

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Don’t Try To Do Too Much

Posted on October 10th, 2020

A position coach must remember that if you try to teach too much, you run the risk of having your players return for the next prac...

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FlexBone or Run & Shoot? It’s Your Call!

Posted on October 1st, 2020

There are some immediate advantages to opening up your formation with the Shoot formation. The defense will typically have to loos...

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Have A Teaching Progression

Posted on September 28th, 2020

After you have your list of what must be taught now you want to start developing the teaching progression for getting these skills...

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FirstDown PlayBook 2 Man Coverage

Posted on September 27th, 2020

We think 2 man is one of the best pass defenses you can play. The rules are very simple and 2 man coverage can be played with any ...

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Get Your Defense Going The Right Way!

Posted on September 26th, 2020

If you are getting hurt to one side or the other, always have a "Rip" or "Liz" call that your linebackers can make to slant that w...

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What Are The Core Fundamentals of Your Position?

Posted on September 20th, 2020

Each coach should sit down before the season begins and write down a list of fundamentals and techniques for their particular posi...

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Why Are You Stretching That Ten Year Old?

Posted on September 13th, 2020

Let's be honest, there are two reasons youth football coaches stretch or condition their team before practice and both are bad rea...

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Teach & Work Your Players. Don’t Lecture Them.

Posted on September 7th, 2020

If you want to lose the attention of a young football player in the year 2020 just have them stand in a line for more than thirty ...

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Defend The Formation, Not The Field

Posted on September 4th, 2020

Stop! Do not do this! It's bad. Make youth football offenses go sideline to sideline. Do not let them run the ball downhill on you...

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