Youth Football

3 Fundamental Youth Football O-Line Blocking Techniques

Posted on February 27th, 2021

Today we want to look at three essential, fundamental youth football offensive line blocks to teach your young offensive linemen....

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The “Beast” Offense Is Bad For Youth Football

Posted on February 13th, 2021

We do not think the youth football "Beast' offense adds any value to our game. We think it is damaging to our game and even more s...

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Modified Youth FootBall Made Easy

Posted on February 12th, 2021

This section is a combination of work that we have done with USA Football and Football Canada. There are 6v6, 7v7 and 8v8 youth fo...

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How To Find Unbalanced Plays

Posted on February 9th, 2021

If you don't have blocking rules to cover you your unbalanced formation calls can be a loss of yardage play waiting to happen. ...

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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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