defensive coaching

3 Reasons To Use Jam Technique On Receivers

Posted on May 10th, 2022

Once your defensive backs use the jam technique and it disrupts a release or two, you will see the receiver frustration start sett...

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Peel Pressure Let’s You “Cheat”

Posted on May 7th, 2022

There are details with a peel pressure that must be coached well or you will have the offense's best player with the ball running ...

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Youth Football Green Dog?

Posted on April 10th, 2022

Youth football green dogs are not common. Most coaches do not want to overload their young players but this might be a case for on...

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Solve Linebacker Conflict Of Assignment

Posted on April 4th, 2022

Conflict of assignment is exactly what it says it is. It is when a defensive player has two responsibilities that work against eac...

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Youth Football Defensive Pressure

Posted on March 6th, 2022

When your youth football defense begins to master your base calls it is a chance to add a youth football defensive pressure or two...

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4-3 Under Base Defense

Posted on February 19th, 2022

Let’s slow down today to look at FirstDown PlayBook’s 4-3 Under Base defense. Sometimes as football coaches we spit wo...

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Got A Nose? 5-3 Youth Football Defense

Posted on January 21st, 2022

Lining your best player up as close to the ball as possible and with a 2 way go in a youth football 5-3 defense is probably a good...

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Snake: Sam Strong Safety Pressure

Posted on January 2nd, 2022

The FirstDown PlayBook Sam Strong Safety Zone Dog pressure is jut one example of how we pump your playbook full of defensive press...

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This Corner Fire Good No Matter The Hash

Posted on December 22nd, 2021

Regardless of the playing field, no hash is so far away from the boundary that a Corner Fire can't get home to ruin a quarterback'...

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PlayGrids Help Your Pressure Adjustment Installs

Posted on December 15th, 2021

FirstDown PlayBook PlayGrids help you install pressure adjustments vs multiple formations in an organized manner that your players...

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Football Coaching Carousel Gives Venables A Chance

Posted on December 11th, 2021

We don't get into the coaching carousel very much anymore but we like it when coaches like Brent Venables get a chance....

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Your Press Box Personnel Coach Is Critical

Posted on October 27th, 2021

Nick Saban goes ballistic. Belichick makes a note to chew someone's rear. Who are they mad at? The press box personnel coach of c...

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