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Flag Football? Yes, If Taught Properly

Posted on February 25th, 2020

Obviously, blocking and tackling will not be taught in a flag football program but the following things should be: 1. Assignment F...

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FirstDown PlayBook Partners With The Matt Leinart Flag Football League

Posted on February 22nd, 2020

FirstDown PlayBook is excited to announce that we have signed on to be the official playbook provider of the Matt Leinart Flag Foo...

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Special Youth Coaches USA Football Conference Offer

Posted on February 20th, 2020

If you are a youth football coach and you attend the USA Football conference you can sign up for a free one week trial on FirstDow...

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Flag Football Single Wing Concepts

Posted on February 12th, 2020

You may think that single wing concepts like the one the Chiefs employed in the Super Bowl are only designed for tackle football. ...

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Youth Flag Football Texas Concept

Posted on January 25th, 2020

It can be hard to find flag football plays for a youth flag football team that are simple enough for your players yet complex enou...

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This “Youth Football” Defense Wins JR HS Championships

Posted on January 15th, 2020

I was trying to find my buddy's junior high defense in FirstDown PlayBook when I realized that he is actually running one of our y...

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Congrats You’re The All Star Coach! You’re On The Clock.

Posted on November 7th, 2019

You hear you're the all star team coach on November 5 and the game is going to be played on Thanksgiving week. You have around thr...

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Youth Pressure Vs Unbalanced Formations

Posted on October 14th, 2019

We suggested that he get a base defense that is solid to overload side and maybe include one pressure that he could use back to th...

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Youth Football Coaches, Can You Answer These Questions?

Posted on August 17th, 2019

Question #1 for your son or daughter's youth football coach: Why did you? Read the rest of this informative USA Football article b...

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5v5 Flag Football: Jet Stop Option Weak

Posted on August 1st, 2019

This informative short video helps you coach this play up if you decide to put it in your NFL Flag Football playbook this season....

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Map Out Your Youth Football Teaching Progression

Posted on July 23rd, 2019

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

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Beginning Steps To Installing a Youth Football Offense

Posted on July 17th, 2019

Once you have settled on a formation or two, you will want to begin to decide on what football plays you will run from those forma...

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