FirstDown PlayBook Kickoff Return Clinic Outline
By FirstDown PlayBook on May 18, 2020

FirstDown PlayBook will begin our Special Teams Clinic series tonight at 9:00 ET. This will be the first of six webinars that we will present. FirstDown PlayBook founder and former NFL and SEC Special Teams coach Charlie Coiner will present.

Tonight’s clinic will feature Kickoff Return. Below, you will find a rough outline of what will be covered tonight. Questions are welcome and there will be a Q&A session at the end of the clinic.

This is a Zoom webinar and the seats are limited. As of Monday morning there are less than ten seats available so be sure to register prior to the webinar. Just a note, registering does not guarantee you a seat so coaches are advised to get there early so Zoom does not lock you out.

Kickoff Return Outline

  • Kickoff Return Checklist
  • Front Line Technique
    • Ball – Flight – Returner – Man
    • Absorb & Redirect Technique
    • Sift Technique
    • Run By Technique
    • Counter Blocking Technique
    • Look Off Technique
    • Post & Pin
    • Trap
  • Backend & Returner Technique
    • Setting The Formation
    • Setting Up The Return
  • One Scheme & Counter Scheme
  • Video


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