High School Football

4-3 Under Base Defense

Posted on February 19th, 2022

Let’s slow down today to look at FirstDown PlayBook’s 4-3 Under Base defense. Sometimes as football coaches we spit wo...

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No Football Officials…No Football

Posted on February 12th, 2022

Tennessee high school football games will be played on Thursday & Friday nights this fall because of a lack of officials. We bette...

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Stop Re-Drawing Your Practice Cards

Posted on February 4th, 2022

The fact that some football coaches spend way too much time drawing practice cards is just...well, a fact. Some of it is self infl...

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Does Your Off Season Workout Show Up On The Field?

Posted on February 2nd, 2022

Ever been part of an off-season football workout and right after you finished you asked yourself, "What the hell did we just do th...

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Explosive Seam Throws Off Of Your Base Passes

Posted on February 1st, 2022

Anyone who has watched the NFL playoffs and the BCS playoffs has seen a lot of explosive seam throws. How in the world does this h...

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Screens Are About Your Offensive Line

Posted on January 27th, 2022

Defenses are built to make life miserable for the guy taking the snap. Screens are an important weapon to have to offset this....

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Pass Protection Help For All Levels

Posted on January 26th, 2022

Pass protection is one of the most complex aspects of football. A lot of time is dedicated to blitz pickup in the NFL & college fo...

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FirstDown PlayBook Linemen View

Posted on January 20th, 2022

The new FirstDown PlayBook Linemen View changes a lot for interior line coaches. That's not all. Every coach will teach better wit...

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Character As Part Of Your Coaching Curriculum

Posted on January 17th, 2022

Coaches impact their players for years after the player has finished playing. That's why character must be part of your curriculum...

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Backside Inside Zone Blocking

Posted on January 15th, 2022

The zone read and the RPO has made backside inside zone blocking harder to find. Quarterbacks handle much of it these days. ...

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Introduce The Stick Nod Change Up

Posted on January 14th, 2022

When you do change up your route tree, it's good to have a reason for it. This is why we want to talk about the Stick Nod today....

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Use Multiple Formations Not Pass Concepts

Posted on January 12th, 2022

The age old debate about how much offense is too much is always relevant. Using too many pass concepts is a common mistake of youn...

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