special teams

Attack Outside With This Kickoff Return

Posted on May 1st, 2022

Kickoff return coaches are almost forced to move more players forward in the formation. That does not change the width of the fiel...

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Swinging Gate Formations

Posted on March 30th, 2022

The Swinging Gate formation can be very effective if for no other reason than it eats up your opponent's practice time preparing f...

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Big Field Kickoff Returns

Posted on March 21st, 2022

Big field kickoff returns allow your return team to use the entire width and depth of the field as you game plan each special team...

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Punt Return Unit Vs Shield Punt

Posted on March 14th, 2022

One of the special teams phases that can be overwhelming for a young football coach is the punt return unit. There are so many mov...

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Kickoff Return Technique: Ball-Flight-Returner-Man

Posted on March 5th, 2022

Kickoff return technique can quickly break down in a game. We have taught these four words as the play evolves. BALL-FLIGHT-RETURN...

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7 Tips For Fast Field Goal Success

Posted on February 15th, 2022

Here are 7 tips that will help your field goal unit be ready when you need to execute a fast field goal for three critical points....

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PAT Field Goal Snapping Cheat Sheet

Posted on February 5th, 2022

PAT and field goal snapping is one of the toughest and most under appreciated jobs in football. If you don't have one it can ruin ...

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Field Goal Operation Clutch For 4 NFL Teams

Posted on January 25th, 2022

How many of the four NFL playoff games came down to the field goal operation this past weekend? Yes, we all know the answer is all...

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Hot 1 Kickoff Cover Changeup

Posted on January 18th, 2022

This Hot 1 kickoff cover changeup is a good example of how you can dictate what the return unit can do and then have an answer for...

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Don’t Forget Your Special Teams Resume

Posted on January 8th, 2022

If you are looking for employment, don't forget your special teams resume as you walk the convention floors in San Antonio....

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Kickoff Coverage: Avoid Technique

Posted on December 28th, 2021

With kickoff coverage the avoid technique is a much faster way to get the main job done. That job is to get to the football....

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No Right Way To Placekick But…

Posted on December 16th, 2021

I tell my kickers, that there is no “right” way to kick. However, there are basic principles and fundamentals that all kickers...

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