Special Teams Coaching

Special Teams Practice Script Solution

Posted on June 16th, 2022

Having a special teams practice script is essential. Without it, you will spend most of your time yelling to the other end of the ...

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New! Practice Scripts & Cards Made Easy

Posted on June 8th, 2022

The new FirstDown PlayBook Practice Scripts tool improves how football coaches prepare their practice cards and scripts....

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Create An Explosive Sky Kick Return

Posted on May 27th, 2022

Your opponent knows you have a great returner. You know they are going to sky kick the ball. You have a decision to make...

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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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Your Kickoff Return Formation

Posted on April 17th, 2022

When we ask the question, "What is your kickoff return formation?" We get that sideways look that says "What are you talking about...

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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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