Youth Football

3 Things To Teach Youth Football Linebackers

Posted on May 23rd, 2022

When you are coaching youth football linebackers it can be easy to skip vital parts of playing the position. This is a huge mistak...

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New! My Tools & Practice Schedules

Posted on May 19th, 2022

The Practice Schedules area is very simple and easy to use. Open the area up and you will see that we provide a template to get st...

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Unbalanced Formations Made Easy

Posted on May 9th, 2022

Unbalanced formations can be tricky. They are tricky because they return you to the roots of the game of football. ...

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Youth Football Man Coverage Tips

Posted on April 30th, 2022

You can break youth football man coverage down into counting to 1-2-3. That is after you teach your team about what makes a player...

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Level Football PlayBook Playing Field

Posted on April 27th, 2022

One of FirstDown PlayBook's earliest goals was to create a level playing field for football playbooks. Level playing fields are ha...

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No Youth Football Crack Blocks

Posted on April 25th, 2022

There is one type of youth football plays that you will not find. That is a youth football offensive play with a crack block. ...

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Simple Jumbo Formation Lead Strong

Posted on April 14th, 2022

The FirstDown PlayBook Jumbo formation contains a lot of characteristics you need to teach youth football fundamentals....

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Youth Football Green Dog?

Posted on April 10th, 2022

Youth football green dogs are not common. Most coaches do not want to overload their young players but this might be a case for on...

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Flag Pulling Drills The Patriots Way

Posted on April 9th, 2022

If you ask us pulling a flag just might be harder than making a physical tackle on a ball carrier...

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Youth Football Play Action Pass

Posted on March 31st, 2022

If we were coaching 9-10 year old players we might never throw a drop back pass. We would depend almost exclusively on the play ac...

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Teach Proper Blocking Angles

Posted on March 29th, 2022

Defensive coaches talk a lot about "poor angles" to the football. It is important for offensive coaches to teach proper blocking a...

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How To Protect Your Puller

Posted on March 22nd, 2022

When you pull your backside guard, your center will block back to protect the puller. If possible get your tackle involved too....

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