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Youth Football Defense Category

Differences In A Youth Football 4-4 & 6-2 Defense Are Subtle

Posted on June 30th, 2020

The youth football 4-4 defense and the youth football 6-2 defense are so similar that when you are playing against them you may no...

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Youth FootBall Chalk Talk Week 4: 5-3 Defense

Posted on June 17th, 2020

There are many more versions of the 5-3 Defense than what your grand pappy ran and that goes for youth football teams too....

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Youth FootBall Chalk Talk Week 2: 6-2 Defense

Posted on June 3rd, 2020

Wednesday night, June 3 at 9:00 ET, former NFL and college football coach Charlie Coiner will focus on the youth football 6-2 defe...

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Youth Football 6-2 Pinch Bounces The Downhill Run Game

Posted on March 3rd, 2020

Pinch your youth football defensive linemen and force everything to bounce outside. This makes the offense play laterally instead ...

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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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Youth Football Unbalanced Formation Adjustment

Posted on December 5th, 2019

A simple youth football base adjustment out of a 5-3 Bear front to an unbalanved heavy formation. FirstDown PlayBook does this for...

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Youth Modified Football Defense Ready To Go!

Posted on November 25th, 2019

Regardless of if you are part of USA Football's Rookie Tackle, Football Canada's 6-a-side or any other league you are all set to c...

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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 Defense Is About Numbers Too

Posted on September 26th, 2019

Some youth leagues require the defense to play two deep safeties. (The league commissioner must be an offensive coach) This sectio...

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Youth Football Pirate Stunt

Posted on August 31st, 2019

Even at the youth level the pirate stunt can provide a nice simple changeup to prevent an offense from pounding you in the weak si...

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Shutting Down The Youth Football Spread Offense

Posted on August 9th, 2019

This short blog will surely elicit anger from youth football coaches who are pretty sure they are coaching the next nine year old ...

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