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Coming: Football Drills & Fundamentals

Posted on June 18th, 2022

Time has come to launch the FirstDown PlayBook Football Drills & Fundamentals section. Now your drills are right inside of your pl...

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Use 7on7 To Teach Receiver Speed Cuts

Posted on March 20th, 2022

As you get into the thick of your 7on7 season, teaching receiver speed cuts should be on, if not at the top of your checklist....

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FDPB At The Brazilian Football Association Clinic

Posted on February 7th, 2022

FirstDown PlayBook's Charlie Coiner spoke virtually at the Brazilian Football Association clinic this weekend. Great attendance!...

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Buckeye Receiver Fundamentals Show Up On Tape

Posted on November 7th, 2021

Ryan Day will be a happy coach today when he sees this. Ohio State's receiver fundamentals showed up in a big way yesterday agains...

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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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Introducing FirstDown PlayBook Coaching Tools

Posted on August 21st, 2021

FirstDown PlayBook is adding Coaching Tools to your "Find a Play" area. This is going to open many doors to our football coaches!...

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Kyle Fuller Says Tackling Is Not A Lost Art

Posted on July 1st, 2021

Fuller elects to go low here, driving his shoulder through the thigh of the runner while his arm wraps the inside leg....

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Bears Roquan Smith Destroys This Screen

Posted on June 24th, 2021

Chicago's Roquan Smith is being sent on a blitz. But he quickly reads that the Panthers are running a screen....

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Special Teams Clinic: Punt Return

Posted on June 8th, 2021

I once worked with a very good NFL coach who described a lot of special teams as "one man whipping another man's ass." ...

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Kpassagnon Recognizes Reacts & Retraces Vs Raiders Screen

Posted on May 27th, 2021

The Chiefs Tanoh Kpassagnon completes this tremendous effort play vs the Raiders screen play as he recognizes, reacts and then re...

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Aaron Donald. Nuff Said.

Posted on May 20th, 2021

Every so often, it's good for us to watch the best players on tape. Best player? Did you mention Aaron Donald?...

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Giants’ Thomas Shows Great Transition Vs Speed To Power

Posted on May 13th, 2021

The pass rusher elects to convert speed to power and try to knock Thomas back into the QB. Thomas sinks his hips to absorb the con...

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