Youth Football

Youth Football
Coaching a youth football team is hard. It requires a lot of time before, during and after practice. FirstDown PlayBook understands that coaching a football team is about more than plays. The proper fundamentals and techniques must be taught to insure safety and success. FirstDown PlayBook is the official football playbook of USA Football and Football Canada. NFL coaches help you with plays and playbooks that are specifically designed for youth football players. Coaching points and player assignments are provided with each and every play. The help you receive with FirstDown PlayBook is not just on the offensive side of the ball either. There is plenty of defensive help with FirstDown PlayBook too. This Coaches Community category will help you stay up with the latest youth football installs on FirstDown PlayBook.
Flag Football Route Tree & Others Easier To Find

Flag Football Route Tree & Others Easier To Find

by FirstDown PlayBook on Sep 29, 2022

For years coaches have given us input on how to make FirstDown PlayBook better. This is how we developed a flag football route tree....

Motion To Unbalanced Formation Edge

Motion To Unbalanced Formation Edge

by FirstDown PlayBook on Sep 26, 2022

An unbalanced formation can also force a defense to communicate. Especially when you motion to an unbalanced formation edge....

NFL Flag Football Section Grows Again

NFL Flag Football Section Grows Again

by FirstDown PlayBook on Sep 22, 2022

2022 has been a sensational year for FirstDown PlayBook and our NFL Flag Football coaches. It's not hard to understand why....

FirstDown PlayBook Coaching Notes Templates

FirstDown PlayBook Coaching Notes Templates

by FirstDown PlayBook on Sep 17, 2022

Most coaches hate to type and we thought of that when we designed the FirstDown PlayBook coaching notes templates feature....

First NFL TD Is An Unbalanced Formation TD

First NFL TD Is An Unbalanced Formation TD

by FirstDown PlayBook on Sep 11, 2022

Unbalanced formations have been around since football has but they have shown up in critical moments early this year in college and the NFL....

Are You Teaching Youth Football Life Lessons?

Are You Teaching Youth Football Life Lessons?

by FirstDown PlayBook on Sep 7, 2022

Your ability to teach youth football life lessons as you teach young people the game of football is the most powerful tool you possess. ...

Beast Beaters Adjustment To Flank Alignment

Beast Beaters Adjustment To Flank Alignment

by FirstDown PlayBook on Sep 1, 2022

FirstDown PlayBook builds on our youth football Beast Beaters defense. This adjustment will help you vs the Beast offense flank adjustmen...

2 Back Slot Power (Protect Your Backside)

2 Back Slot Power (Protect Your Backside)

by FirstDown PlayBook on Aug 25, 2022

One common mistake in youth football is not blocking the backside of the play correctly. That is critical on this 2 Back Slot Power....

Youth Football Veer Option

Youth Football Veer Option

by FirstDown PlayBook on Aug 16, 2022

This youth football play is a dive or veer option that can be run several ways, depending on your players' maturity and talent level....

Youth Football 5-3 Defense Changeup

Youth Football 5-3 Defense Changeup

by FirstDown PlayBook on Aug 11, 2022

We are going to look at a youth football 5-3 defense changeup. It should be considered only after your defense has the base down pat first....

Better Have Flag Football RPO’s

Better Have Flag Football RPO’s

by FirstDown PlayBook on Aug 10, 2022

If you are coaching a flag football team made up of younger players then you had better have flag football RPO's in your system....

Wing T Power Vs Double Wing Power

Wing T Power Vs Double Wing Power

by FirstDown PlayBook on Aug 3, 2022

The FirstDown PlayBook version of the Wing T Power run and the Double Wing Power run are similar but these differences are important too....