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If you’re looking for a method to encourage your defensive youth football players to push even harder during the game, consider using a production points system. Here’s an example of a production points system: Defensive Touchdown = 10 points (for all players in on that play) Caused Fumble = 5 points Interception = 5 points [...]
I have had the recent opportunity to coach very young players – 7, 8 years old. The biggest mistake I saw, dealt with time management. Too many of the youth coaches are tied to the same routines they went through when they were in high school.
I have long held the belief that in professional sports, there is no athlete more impressive than the cornerback. They’re almost like secret agents – swift, with deft feet and hands, and any little mistake they make can be potentially disastrous for the entire defense. Wide receivers are generally just as fast, and most of [...]
Conditioning Tip #1: It’s not just enough to have your players run during practices (or during conditioning), but they need to be doing wind sprints throughout practices. The interval cycle of running at 100% for 30 seconds followed by a short rest period of 15-25 seconds, followed by more 100% running not only increases endurance, [...]
Here are some ideas on coaching football that I use not only with my wide receivers, tight ends but with the entire team. The first drill for wide receivers will bring instant results on the field. The coaching tip instills teamwork all while having fun training. Foot Fire Drill I have been working on with [...]