youth football coaching

Flag Football Route Tree & Others Easier To Find

Flag Football Route Tree & Others Easier To Find

by FirstDown PlayBook on Sep 29, 2022

For years coaches have given us input on how to make FirstDown PlayBook better. This is how we developed a flag football route tree....

Motion To Unbalanced Formation Edge

Motion To Unbalanced Formation Edge

by FirstDown PlayBook on Sep 26, 2022

An unbalanced formation can also force a defense to communicate. Especially when you motion to an unbalanced formation edge....

Are You Teaching Youth Football Life Lessons?

Are You Teaching Youth Football Life Lessons?

by FirstDown PlayBook on Sep 7, 2022

Your ability to teach youth football life lessons as you teach young people the game of football is the most powerful tool you possess. ...

Beast Beaters Adjustment To Flank Alignment

Beast Beaters Adjustment To Flank Alignment

by FirstDown PlayBook on Sep 1, 2022

FirstDown PlayBook builds on our youth football Beast Beaters defense. This adjustment will help you vs the Beast offense flank adjustmen...

Flag Football Jet Sweeps Should Be A Part Of Your Offense

Flag Football Jet Sweeps Should Be A Part Of Your Offense

by FirstDown PlayBook on Aug 31, 2022

One of the best ways to get the defense to play slower is with misdirection RPO's. This is one reason why you need flag football jet sweeps....

2 Back Slot Power (Protect Your Backside)

2 Back Slot Power (Protect Your Backside)

by FirstDown PlayBook on Aug 25, 2022

One common mistake in youth football is not blocking the backside of the play correctly. That is critical on this 2 Back Slot Power....

Youth Football Veer Option

Youth Football Veer Option

by FirstDown PlayBook on Aug 16, 2022

This youth football play is a dive or veer option that can be run several ways, depending on your players' maturity and talent level....

Youth Football 5-3 Defense Changeup

Youth Football 5-3 Defense Changeup

by FirstDown PlayBook on Aug 11, 2022

We are going to look at a youth football 5-3 defense changeup. It should be considered only after your defense has the base down pat first....

Wing T Power Vs Double Wing Power

Wing T Power Vs Double Wing Power

by FirstDown PlayBook on Aug 3, 2022

The FirstDown PlayBook version of the Wing T Power run and the Double Wing Power run are similar but these differences are important too....

Football Emojis, Snakes & Whatever It Takes…

Football Emojis, Snakes & Whatever It Takes…

by FirstDown PlayBook on Aug 2, 2022

This NFL offensive coordinator said "You'll never guess what I am doing right now." "I am putting football emojis on my install for tomorrow."...

Youth Football Double Wing Toss Power

Youth Football Double Wing Toss Power

by FirstDown PlayBook on Jul 28, 2022

Your youth football Double Wing Toss Power should marry with your Toss Sweep so that linebackers struggle to see the difference in the two....

“Correct Me Coach. Don’t Embarrass Me”

“Correct Me Coach. Don’t Embarrass Me”

by FirstDown PlayBook on Jul 26, 2022

To be a good football coach, you are constantly teaching, reinforcing and correcting. There are many ways to correct without belittling....