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FirstDown PlayBook Youth Football Buck Sweep

Posted on January 16th, 2021

Let's take a look at one of our most popular youth football formations, the Wing T. The Buck Sweep is a staple play from this prov...

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How To Identify Your Offensive Personnel

Posted on January 9th, 2021

You need to quickly and simply identify how many running backs, tight ends and receivers you want on the field for that particular...

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Youth Football Complimentary Plays

Posted on October 25th, 2020

You can use the FirstDown PlayBook youth football tags to find complimentary plays that will confuse your opponent not your player...

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Youth Football Wing T Complimentary Plays Are Key

Posted on October 19th, 2020

The Wing T Buck Sweep forces the play side linebacker to flow to defend the play. The G Lead has the pulling guard wrap up inside ...

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5v5 Flag Football Trips RPO

Posted on October 18th, 2020

This flag football trips formation play gives you options. Is it a jet sweep, or a decoy as you sprint out to the flood side? Mayb...

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Get Your Youth Coaches On A Program Account

Posted on October 12th, 2020

A FirstDown PlayBook Program account allows your youth football coaches to teach within your system as the players grow up in your...

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Don’t Try To Do Too Much

Posted on October 10th, 2020

A position coach must remember that if you try to teach too much, you run the risk of having your players return for the next prac...

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Keep Youth Football Practice Practical

Posted on October 4th, 2020

Keep your youth football practices practical. Practice what will be needed in a team period or more importantly in the game that w...

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FlexBone or Run & Shoot? It’s Your Call!

Posted on October 1st, 2020

There are some immediate advantages to opening up your formation with the Shoot formation. The defense will typically have to loos...

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Have A Teaching Progression

Posted on September 28th, 2020

After you have your list of what must be taught now you want to start developing the teaching progression for getting these skills...

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What Are The Core Fundamentals of Your Position?

Posted on September 20th, 2020

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

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Why Are You Stretching That Ten Year Old?

Posted on September 13th, 2020

Let's be honest, there are two reasons youth football coaches stretch or condition their team before practice and both are bad rea...

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