youth football coaching

It’s Not A Power Run Unless It Has This

Posted on August 31st, 2021

We saw a Facebook post this weekend and it got us thinking that we should slow down and explain what makes a power a power run in ...

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Finding Your Passing Game Wrinkle or Two

Posted on August 29th, 2021

Many of you have a game or two under your belt at this point and it's the time when you are looking for a passing game wrinkle or ...

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Coaches Must Correct & Move On

Posted on August 28th, 2021

Whatever your situation after your first game, keep this in mind as you get ready for your next game in this young season. Correct...

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3 Man Twist (Coached Well) Gets Home

Posted on August 22nd, 2021

Make your opponent think. A 3 man twist will nine times out of ten, slow a protection down. The key is to not slow your guys down...

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Introducing FirstDown PlayBook Coaching Tools

Posted on August 21st, 2021

FirstDown PlayBook is adding Coaching Tools to your "Find a Play" area. This is going to open many doors to our football coaches!...

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High School Football Teammates

Posted on August 20th, 2021

Talent will be on display. That is a part of it but only a part. You will also see high school football teammates playing for one ...

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Is Coaching Modified Football Easier Than 11v11?

Posted on August 19th, 2021

Take a look at this short video to learn how detailed our youth modified football help is. We also have included coaching points f...

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FirstDown PlayBook: Celebrating 10 Years & Counting

Posted on August 17th, 2021

Today FirstDown PlayBook celebrates 10 years since we began with a simple idea that would end up helping tens of thousands of foot...

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3 Reasons Youth Coaches Want Parents Involved

Posted on August 15th, 2021

Your parents are going to be involved with your youth football program if you are the coach. Stop fighting it. ...

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3 Things Slowing Down Your Flag Football Offense

Posted on August 14th, 2021

Your flag football offense is playing slow. Here are 3 things that you might be doing that are making your flag football offense ...

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3 Reasons To Run Youth Football Boots & Nakeds

Posted on August 11th, 2021

If it's your son or daughter, we apologize but they are better suited to run boots & nakeds or play action, anything but drop back...

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Practice Cards Better Than Yours (2 Ways)

Posted on August 9th, 2021

When you build your practice cards do you look for plays to add to your playbook? Or do you open a playbook and find plays to add ...

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