defensive coaching

Bucs Roll Up To Cover 3 For Pick 6

Bucs Roll Up To Cover 3 For Pick 6

by FirstDown PlayBook on Sep 19, 2022

When Tampa Bay rolled up to a cover 3 look vs Jameis Winston on Sunday, we promise you that he never saw it happening....

3 Reasons To Use Jam Technique On Receivers

3 Reasons To Use Jam Technique On Receivers

by FirstDown PlayBook on May 10, 2022

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

Peel Pressure Let’s You “Cheat”

Peel Pressure Let’s You “Cheat”

by FirstDown PlayBook on May 7, 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 free....

Youth Football Green Dog?

Youth Football Green Dog?

by FirstDown PlayBook on Apr 10, 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 one....

Solve Linebacker Conflict Of Assignment

Solve Linebacker Conflict Of Assignment

by FirstDown PlayBook on Apr 4, 2022

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

Youth Football Defensive Pressure

Youth Football Defensive Pressure

by FirstDown PlayBook on Mar 6, 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....

4-3 Under Base Defense

4-3 Under Base Defense

by FirstDown PlayBook on Feb 19, 2022

Let’s slow down today to look at FirstDown PlayBook’s 4-3 Under Base defense. Sometimes as football coaches we spit words out like “over” and “under”...

Got A Nose? 5-3 Youth Football Defense

Got A Nose? 5-3 Youth Football Defense

by FirstDown PlayBook on Jan 21, 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 thought....

Snake: Sam Strong Safety Pressure

Snake: Sam Strong Safety Pressure

by FirstDown PlayBook on Jan 2, 2022

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

This Corner Fire Good No Matter The Hash

This Corner Fire Good No Matter The Hash

by FirstDown PlayBook on Dec 22, 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's day....

PlayGrids Help Your Pressure Adjustment Installs

PlayGrids Help Your Pressure Adjustment Installs

by FirstDown PlayBook on Dec 15, 2021

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

Football Coaching Carousel Gives Venables A Chance

Football Coaching Carousel Gives Venables A Chance

by FirstDown PlayBook on Dec 11, 2021

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