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Flag Football? Yes, If Taught Properly

Posted on February 25th, 2020

Obviously, blocking and tackling will not be taught in a flag football program but the following things should be: 1. Assignment F...

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FirstDown PlayBook Partners With The Matt Leinart Flag Football League

Posted on February 22nd, 2020

FirstDown PlayBook is excited to announce that we have signed on to be the official playbook provider of the Matt Leinart Flag Foo...

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Flag Football Single Wing Concepts

Posted on February 12th, 2020

You may think that single wing concepts like the one the Chiefs employed in the Super Bowl are only designed for tackle football. ...

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Correct Me Coach. Don’t Embarrass Me.

Posted on September 13th, 2019

When you volunteer to coach a youth football team you instantly have put yourself in a leadership role that will require you to qu...

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Youth Football Coaches, Can You Answer These Questions?

Posted on August 17th, 2019

Question #1 for your son or daughter's youth football coach: Why did you? Read the rest of this informative USA Football article b...

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12 Youth Football Formations In 16 Seconds

Posted on July 11th, 2019

We have 12 different offensive formations in our youth football offensive section. We will be adding more as time goes on....

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What Does A Good Youth Football Practice Look Like?

Posted on July 10th, 2019

If you have ever watched a good football practice and a bad football practice here are some things that will definitely stand out ...

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Now You Can Edit Your Flag Football Deuce Formation

Posted on July 3rd, 2019

Coaching youth football is HARD! We have been doing it for almost ten years now and here is what we have learned about coaching yo...

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Prepare For Youth Football Practice With Pictures

Posted on June 29th, 2019

If you have ever tried to convince a six year old to put his hands anywhere near another six year old's butt then you will get why...

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Youth Defensive Terminology Has Moved!

Posted on June 6th, 2019

We created a Youth Football Defensive Terminology section. If you are a FirstDown PlayBook youth football coach you will find thi...

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Customize Your Flag Football Plays For Young Players

Posted on February 12th, 2019

I was going to have to make some custom edits to make them work. I essentially went in to my flag football playbook and shrunk the...

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Flag Football Man Coverage Rules

Posted on September 22nd, 2018

Many youth 5v5 flag football coaches opt to play man coverage full time because zone principles are hard for the younger players t...

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