Watch as Coach Pat Narduzzi discusses a statistical breakdown of all the different pass routes that he has faced vs. cover 4 – press corners. This multiyear analysis identifies the top routes by attempts, completions, […]
How the “Why?” Generation Is Making Coaches Better with Stephen Mackey – 2Words Character Development
Stephen Mackey gives an interesting take on how today’s generation always asking ‘why?’ can make your coaches better. When coaches communicate, they should always start with ‘yes’ and not ‘no’. If you start with ‘no’, […]
3 Word Changes to Change Your Life
By: Jeff Zannetti The words that we use are the first link in the chain to success and can have a massive impact on our lives. Our words impact our thoughts, our thoughts then impact […]
10-Minute Clinic: Wide Receiver Fundamentals with Kenny Guiton – Univ. of Arkansas
In this Football Coaches Insider | 10-Minute Clinic, Kenny Guiton, Wide Receivers Coach at the University of Arkansas, shares different release drills and blocking drills for wide receivers. Drills Inside the 10-Minute Clinic: Speed Release […]
3 Keys to Winning with PJ Fleck – Univ. of Minnesota
Watch as Coach PJ Fleck explains that you must show your team how to win. Most games in football (on all levels) are lost, not won. The 3 keys directly correlated to winning are turnover […]
Avoiding the Block: Dip and Rip Drill with Mike Siravo – Minnesota Vikings
Do your linebackers struggle to avoid blocks? Watch as Coach Mike Siravo discusses his coaching points for the ‘Dip and Rip’ move and shares one drill you can use to rep in practice.
Fear Is Powerful, but It Is Better to Build and Not Break with Kate Leavell – The Jon Gordon Companies
Kate Leavell explains that fear is a powerful tool that works as a short-term motivational tool but requires more and more overtime to be effective. Eventually fear does not work, as the recipient tunes it […]
RB Pass Protection Drills with Jabbar Juluke – Univ. of Florida
Watch as Coach Jabbar Juluke explains and shows practice and game video of these RB pass protection drills. In the 1st drill, the RB goes under a hurdle and steps over a dummy, emphasizing the […]
Pass Pro: Setting/Big Chest Drills with Grant Newsome – Univ. of Michigan
Watch as Coach Grant Newsome explains and shows practice clips of 2 drills that work on pass pro and setting with a big chest. The 1st drill involves the players holding a piece of PVC […]
Want vs. Willing
Originally Published in: Game Ready – 52 Takeaways for Winning by Coach Mickey Marley I made this statement earlier, but I think it bears repeating. I often would ask my players this question: ‘How many […]
Turnover Circuit with Ryan Day – Ohio State Univ.
Watch as Coach Ryan Day talks about creating turnovers and shows practice clips on how they teach it with game film, showing results. The first part of the turnover circuit is the match the hand […]
Accept It or Correct It with Alan Stein, Jr.
Alan Stein, Jr. explains that every single behavior that goes on in your program, on or off the field, is either something you accept or correct. He also explains how eliminating some behaviors, such as […]
Be Involved in the Community with Matt Hennesy – Pawhuska High School (OK)
Watch as Coach Matt Hennesy discusses the importance of making sure your community is part of your program. He encourages working with local businesses to raise awareness and funding. Making yourself available to the community […]
Excuses Get You Beat with Mack Brown – Univ. of North Carolina
Watch as Coach Mack Brown discusses making sure that what you are asking of your staff and players is communicated so that everyone understands what they are being asked to do. They need to know […]
Are You a Prospect or a Suspect?
By: Adam Sarancik Author of: Coaching Champions for Life Questions College Coaches Should Ask and High School Players Should Be Able to Answer Better People=Better Athletes=Better Players and Teammates I am frequently surprised how rarely […]
Determine Your Offensive Strategy on a Yearly Basis with Mike Gundy – Oklahoma State Univ.
Watch as Coach Mike Gundy explains that every year the staff evaluates their offense and personnel to determine if changes are needed. The abilities of the QB, running back and receivers should be the determining […]
LBs: Open Field Tackling with Zach Arnett – Mississippi State Univ.
Watch as Coach Zach Arnett discusses proper technique when attempting to make an open field tackle and why he never uses the phrase “break down” when coaching his athletes.
Tackling Philosophy with Mike Siravo – Minnesota Vikings
Watch as Coach Mike Siravo discusses the importance of your entire staff being on the same page when teaching tackling (technique and terminology). Baylor’s tackling philosophy is to create turnovers and the players are taught […]
10-Minute Clinic: Block Destruction Drills with Ernie Sims – Univ. of Central Florida
In this Football Coaches Insider | 10-Minute Clinic, Ernie Sims, Linebackers Coach at the Univ. of Central Florida shares his favorite block destruction drills for linebackers. Drills Inside the 10-Minute Clinic: Hat & Hands Drill […]
Arguing Is a Waste of Time/Discussions Are Useful with Lane Kiffin – Univ. of Mississippi
Watch as Coach Lane Kiffin explains the importance of emphasizing being team players to both players and coaches. He states that ego can be a problem and understanding how it can have a negative impact […]
Field Goal Block Off the Edge with Tom McMahon – Las Vegas Raiders
Watch as Coach Tom McMahon discusses blocking fields goals off the edge. He will explain and show video clips of the skinner technique. The goal is to stay as tight as possible to the blocker, […]
By: Alan Stein, Jr. Originally Published in: Raise Your Game I don’t believe there’s such a thing as a “million-dollar idea.” The phrase implies that all you have to do is come up with an […]
If You Want to Be the Leader, People Are Not Going to Always Like You with PJ Fleck – Univ. of Minnesota
Watch as Coach PJ Fleck explains the importance of coaches dealing with the negativity that comes with being a leader and having a successful program. As leaders, coaches must also educate their players to deal […]
How to Avoid Coaching Burnout with Dr. Lee Dorpfeld – Univ. of South Florida
Coaches will not experience burnout if they do not care about what they do and are not passionate about their work. Most successful coaches put in tremendous amounts of time and effort but, without some […]
Energy Stealers with Derek Mason
Get rid of them. Watch as Coach Derek Mason discusses the impact that energy stealers on the staff have on your players.
Position Meeting Should Be Similar to How You Practice with Chip Kelly – UCLA
Watch as Coach Chip Kelly discusses how position meetings should mimic how you practice. Coach expresses how today’s players are of the “TikTok Generation” and they learn in short bursts. In long meetings you run […]
4-Cone TE Route Drill with Kevin Wilson – Univ. of Tulsa
Watch as Coach Kevin Wilson explains and shows practice video of this TE 4-cone route drill. This is a cone drill for a tight end running in 4 directions and 4 working on 4 specific […]
Developing a Group Into a Team
By: Dr. Colleen M. Hacker Originally Published in: Achieving Excellence Provided by: Human Kinetics One of the main points from this chapter is that groups and teams are formed through intentional actions; they don’t just […]
10-Minute Clinic: Running Back Drills with Carlos Locklyn – Univ. of Oregon
In this Football Coaches Insider | 10-Minute Clinic, sponsored by Boxout Sports, Carlos Locklyn, Running Backs Coach at University of Oregon, shares five running back drills. Drills Inside the 10-Minute Clinic: Old School Knee, Hip […]
Win the Turnover Battle with Jeff Monken – US Military Academy West Point
Watch as Coach Jeff Monken discusses the importance of winning the turnover battle and how it impacts winning and losing. Teams that won the turnover battle were victorious 73% of the time. In practice, all […]