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Cross Blocking In Youth Football

The key to the cross block is making sure the two linemen working the cross block work well together. In most schemes, the outside offensive lineman attacks the inside players blocking target first, ..
(July 24, 2007)
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Blowouts in Youth Football

We all have seen that goofball coach up big, still blitzing every play, starters in, trying to widen his blowout lead. I’ve seen 30 yard pass plays called on the last snap of 50-0 games after a .
(July 25, 2007)
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Evaluating Speed In Youth Football

Youth football coaches need to understand the relative speed their players have in relation to one another to help determine positions. The ability for a player to control their body, change ..
(July 26, 2007)
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Secrets of a Youth Football Coach With 97% Wins

This week I’ve probably had more conversations with youth football coaches than in any previous week of my life. I did a huge clinic in Cincinnati and been flooded with e-mails, but a flood of ..
(July 27, 2007)
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Water Or Sports Drinks For Youth Football Players?

Sports drinks like Gatorade and others are flavored fluids fortified with electrolytes, potassium and sodium, all which are lost by the body during intense exercise. However, its is unlikely ..
(July 29, 2007)
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The "Football Playbook" Road to Destruction in Youth .

This past week a frantic person called asking if I had a playbook for sale that could be used for a Youth Football team. They said that they had played High School football 20 years ago, had never ..
(August 02, 2007)
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The Perfect Stance, First Things First in Youth Football

Hand Placement, Weighting and Stance Tips in Youth Football The stance is paramount in your success as a youth football coach. It sickens me to be in game 3 of the season and seeing opposing players ..
(August 02, 2007)
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Practicing in the Heat in Youth Football

Some youth football teams have already started practicing; others will start next week like us. The common denominator is that for most of us is, we will be practicing in the heat. There are three ..
(August 04, 2007)
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Reach Blocking in Youth Football

Even as a High School player who loved to block, the reach block was very difficult for me or my team mates to execute, we hated it. You will find the same is true for your youth football players. ..
(July 30, 2007)
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Defusing Parent Hassles in Youth Football

Defusing Problem Parents in Youth Football Never arrive at football practice and games too early and just loligag around, that is an invitation for parents to get their little points in. Be a ..
(July 04, 2007)
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How To Put on a Successful Youth Football Camp

Football Camps For Youth Football Players We do a one day camp in June or July. We have done week long and three day camps but now just do one day camps. Our goals for these pre-season camps are just .
(July 04, 2007)
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The Optimum Team Size in Youth Football

Team Sizes in Youth Football There is an optimum size for a youth football team. If your team has too few players, a key injury or grade problem can seriously affect your teams ability to compete or ..
(June 23, 2007)
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Should Youth Football Teams Run the High School Offense? Heck ..

High Schools that Want You to Run “Their System” at the Youth Level. A small number of Youth Football coaches get pressure from the local High School to run the High Schools offense. The .
(June 23, 2007)
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What Offenses Should You Run in Youth Football

If I couldn't run the Single Wing offense for my youth football team, this is what I would run: In order of my first to last choices Dead T/Bay City T, Markham Double Wing, Wing T, “I” .
(June 07, 2007)
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Shole You Script Youth Football Plays in Youth Football?

Many great High School, College and Pro coaches script plays. Ken Hofer, the Single Wing Legend from Menominee High School in Michigan scripts his first 15 plays or so. He likes to see how the ..
(June 06, 2007)
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How Many Formations Do Successfull Youth Football Teams Really .

Many youth football coaches are looking for help in determining the right number of offensive formations for their youth football teams. The optimum number all depends on the age and experience level .
(June 05, 2007)
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More Youth Football Coaching Horror Stories

I’ve gotten a few e-mails recently from frustrated youth football coaches that are struggling in poorly run organizations with inept coaches. Some of these dads just moved into new communities ..
(June 04, 2007)
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How to Cut Your Warm Up Times in Half in Youth Footbball

Need more practice time? Think about areas of your football practice that you can shave time off of. "Static stretching" are traditional stretching movements like toe touchers, windmills, hurdlers ..
(June 01, 2007)
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