Defensive Line

Youth Football Slant Technique

Posted on June 3rd, 2022

When calling a youth football slant technique It is important that you teach your players that they still have to read the blockin...

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Peel Pressure Let’s You “Cheat”

Posted on May 7th, 2022

There are details with a peel pressure that must be coached well or you will have the offense's best player with the ball running ...

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Got A Nose? 5-3 Youth Football Defense

Posted on January 21st, 2022

Lining your best player up as close to the ball as possible and with a 2 way go in a youth football 5-3 defense is probably a good...

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FirstDown PlayBook Linemen View Coming Soon

Posted on December 6th, 2021

We are excited to let you know that we are launching a new tool we are calling the FirstDown PlayBook Linemen View this month....

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Youth Football 5-3 Under Defense

Posted on October 19th, 2021

The FirstDown PlayBook 5-3 Under youth football defense is probably our least understood. Understanding starts with one word...lev...

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Take Your Youth Football PlayGrids To the Game

Posted on September 17th, 2021

One of the worst feelings in the world as a coach is when you're searching for adjustments in the middle of a game. PlayGrids can ...

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This Week’s Featured Team: Georgia Bulldog Defense

Posted on September 5th, 2021

This week's FirstDown PlayBook Featured Team is the Georgia Bulldogs defense. Congrats to Kirby Smart & his staff for a great plan...

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Teaching Wrong Arm Fits In Youth Football

Posted on August 25th, 2021

Today we take a look at a video breaking down youth football wrong arm fits. You may notice that we didn't say wrong arm technique...

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3 Man Twist (Coached Well) Gets Home

Posted on August 22nd, 2021

Make your opponent think. A 3 man twist will nine times out of ten, slow a protection down. The key is to not slow your guys down...

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Defensive Football Help That Actually Helps

Posted on August 13th, 2021

We aren't in a contest to have the most Twitter followers. We are in a contest though, to provide you with sound defensive footbal...

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Youth Football 6-2 Defense

Posted on June 16th, 2021

Today you will find our Youth Football Chalk Talk clinic that covers the 6-2 defense. This video lives on FirstDown PlayBook year ...

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Interior Pass Rush Technique Alert!

Posted on June 3rd, 2021

When a defensive lineman can utilize hand fighting techniques as well as Joseph does he is going to win lots of one-on-one matchu...

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