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Posts Tagged ‘youth football coaching’

You, Belichick & Saban

Posted on September 2nd, 2020

Belichick and Saban are just like you. Neither one of them think they have enough time to get their team prepared each week. ...

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These 3 Things Can Make Your Team Play Slow

Posted on August 29th, 2020

Effort is important. We will be coaching it as long as we wear a whistle. However, here are three other reasons why your team may ...

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Empower Your Assistant Coaches

Posted on August 23rd, 2020

If you do not give your assistants a specific assignment they are going to be standing around watching you. Neither of you will ge...

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Get Your Backups Mental Reps During Practice

Posted on August 22nd, 2020

There is a lot of teaching that can go on behind the practice rep. Allowing your backups to see the play before it is run can be a...

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What Does a Good Practice Look Like?

Posted on August 17th, 2020

This one simple thing can set the tempo for your entire practice and the mindset of everyone on the field. Your practice should be...

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Bear Vs “Bad Bear” Defense

Posted on August 11th, 2020

Using visual aids to help your message "sink in" is a good idea at all levels of football, including with your youth or flag footb...

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12 Youth FootBall Formations. Choose Wisely!

Posted on August 10th, 2020

As important as familiarity is about what you are running, it is still important to run a youth football offense that your players...

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We Understand

Posted on August 8th, 2020

FirstDown PlayBook is not going anywhere. We understand how hard this has been on you and your program. When the situation is righ...

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Flag Football Shot With Short Answers

Posted on August 7th, 2020

Often times the arm strength is just not there yet. This is why the shot has to be designed so that the ball is up and out quickly...

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Your Youth Football Practice Plan (Part Two)

Posted on August 5th, 2020

It is frustrating for a young kid or a parent to arrive at practice and spend the first twenty minutes watching the coaches get or...

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Your Youth Football Practice Plan (Part One)

Posted on August 4th, 2020

Coaches who go to the field without a practice plan will consistently find that they never get to the last two or three things tha...

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Coaching A Youth FootBall Team Is Hard

Posted on August 1st, 2020

Coaching a youth football team is hard and you are going to need some help. FirstDown PlayBook is the best assistant coach you wil...

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