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Youth Football - Why Being Different Leads to Championships ..

Being Different Pays When Coaching Youth Football While youth football and college football are worlds apart in many ways, there certainly are some similarities. How many of you are following what ..
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Youth Football Coach Pushes Opposing Player?

Many times a youth football game won't go the way you want or expect it to go. Sometimes you can even have the officiating apparently go against you. No one, not you or the officials are ever going ..
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Youth Football Practice - How to Keep it Interesting in the ..

This Week In Our Youth Football Practices: As we move into the last third of our season, the kids start to get a little restless. While we are still getting prefect attendance on most nights, you can .
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Youth Football Practice, Your Fourth Practice of the 2008 ..

This is a continuation of the football practice schedule my three youth football teams are following for the 2008 season as well as comments on the progress of all three teams age 7-9, 10-11 and ..
(August 20, 2008)
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Youth Football - Your Fifth Football Practice of the Season

Making progress with 2-3 steps forward and a half step back it seems. We area working offense primarily today. Our dynamic warm up and angle form tackling is at about 8 minutes now, combined with our .
(August 20, 2008)
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Youth Football - The First Scrimmage of the 2008 Season

We do not like to scrimmage after just 6 practices. But we need to as our first game will be next week already, The league changed some of its rules this season to bring the first game a week ..
(August 20, 2008)
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Youth Football Defense How to Design an Effective Defense For ..

The makings of a great youth football defense. How does it happen? When designing a defense in youth football you have to first figure out what plays you are going to defend. I've done coaches ..
(June 16, 2008)
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Youth Football, Who Goes in What Position in Youth Football? ..

Evaluating Youth Football Players Evaluating youth football players either for a draft or to determine positions is one of the most important but most poorly performed tasks done by many youth ..
(June 16, 2008)
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Youth Football Using the Dummy Relay Race For Evaluating and ..

We use a variety of fun games to not only condition our kids but for team building and evaluation purposes as well. Youth Football is a game that values core strength, the strength a player has from ..
(July 03, 2008)
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Youth Football How Not to Look Inept Coaching Your First Game

"Must Dos" When Coaching Youth Football One of the most common problems many young offensive lines struggle with is getting aligned properly. Unfortunately many youth football coaches take for ..
(July 04, 2008)
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Youth Football The First Week of Practice What Do You DO?

The First Week of Football Practice For many youth football coaches they reserve the first week of practice for “conditioning" with no pads. For some this is a league rule, for others this is a .
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Youth Football Developing Speed and Quickness in Youth ..

Athletic Development In Youth Football Athletic development is the process of developing players speed, agility and quickness. It is worthy goal for your players when coaching youth football, ..
(July 09, 2008)
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Youth Football Speed Development The Dot Drill

The Dot Drill For Athletic Development In the spring we do have a few pure plyometric drills that have no football component to them. These are drills we wouldn't do in the fall because we have yet ..
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The Top Ten Things Youth Football Coaches Do to Mess Up Their ..

Back in the day, I used to drive a lot for business. I would often have to do a number of drives where I got up at 3:00 or 4:00 am, do a number of meetings and in order to maximize the efficiency of ..
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Coaching Youth Football How Will You Be Remembered 20 Years ..

Youth Football- Coaching In an Extreme Youth Football League One of the great things about doing youth football clinics all around the county is you get to hear some great stories from some very ..
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Youth Football Teaching Youth Football Players to Be Coachable

Many of the great High School coaches I visit with at the coaching clinics I do tell me about what they are looking for from youth football players entering their High School programs. The most ..
(July 24, 2008)
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Secrets to Becoming an Excellent Youth Football Coach

Landscaping and Coaching Youth Football - Are They Really That Different? I've been doing a bunch of landscaping projects recently at our home. I'm certainly no expert at doing any of this, but over ..
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Having "Fun" in Youth Football Practices Increases ..

Having Fun and Being Competitive Are NOT Mutually Exclusive First let's start off by establishing, you can have fun, play all your kids, teach great fundamentals and play well (win), these aren't ..
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How NOT to Coach Youth Football

Youth Football Coaching Horror Stories Most youth football organizations are started by and operated by volunteers. There are many like those in the Utah Ute football conference in Salt Lake City, ..
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Beating Teams That All-Out Blitz In Youth Football- Offensive ..

Are all Youth Football Leagues Competitive? First of all let me start off by saying 95% of the people that e-mail me say they are in a very competitive league. The problem is there is no way 95% of ..
(May 16, 2008)
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Improving Your Youth Football Defense - The Punting Game

Coach Kohl from the Kohl's Kicking Camps presented three times at the Chicago Glazier Clinic and did a great job. Kicking is an area we admittedly have yet to develop a core excellence in and Coach ..
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Tips on Using Motion When Coaching Youth Football

Using Motion in Youth Football Many youth football coaches fear using motion. Unfortunately we have all seen teams attempting to use motion that have had poor results: offsides penalties, motion ..
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Using Motion in Youth Football

Jet or Fly Motion: Full speed shallow motion usually by a wing, slot or flanker. Quite often this is quite long and can be run just behind the quarterback in indirect snap offenses or in front or ..
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Out of Town Tournaments for Youth Football Teams

Out of town youth football tournaments are an excellent end of season treat for many youth football teams. Pop Warner, AYF and other organizations have regional and national title programs that are ..
(June 13, 2007)
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Youth Football Coaching Lessons Learned From A Poor Youth ..

Youth Football coaches can learn lessons from good and poor coaches in every sport. This Spring I finally had enough time to let my oldest play baseball again after a 3 year absence. I could only ..
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