Watch as Coach Ed Orgeron explains that the fit drill is the first defensive drill of the practice. The coaches will run the top five offensive plays of their opponent and the defense will fit […]
Watch as Coach Andy Prevost explains this offensive line pass blocking punch drill. Coach Prevost demonstrates technique and shows clips of his players working at this drill.
By: Wade Gilbert Originally Published in: Coaching Better Every Season Provided by: Human Kinetics The Pyramid of Teaching Success in Sport is a popular athlete-centered coaching philosophy framework. Legendary American college basketball coach John Wooden […]
Watch as Coach Ben Larson explains that in order to be successful at blocking punts, you must practice live blocks – taking the ball off the punters foot. Coaches shows clips of drills emphasizing teaching […]
Watch as Coach Kirk Thor explains how his philosophy on tackling has changed. He is now incorporating a rugby tackling system for his program, which starts in middle school. He describes the emphasis that is […]
Originally Published in: Game Ready – 52 Takeaways for Winning Guess what is the easiest thing in the world to make? Well, it’s an excuse. Anybody can make one, and most people do. It’s easy […]
Watch as Coach Mike Siravo explains and both offensive and defensive players demonstrate the V-Drill. This is an everyday drill for all positions, except the defensive line. In this case, the offensive lineman is attacking […]
Watch as Coach Russ Martin explains the vertical passing game when a defense is rotating a man down to stop other aspects of the offense. It is important for the receivers to understand their vertical […]
By: Joseph M. Hoedel, Ph.D. Provided by: Character Development & Leadership “It’s about the journey – mine and yours – and the lives we touch, the legacy we can leave, and the world we can […]
Watch as Ed Orgeron discusses what he has learned while working with some great head coaches. All assistant coaches are different, but their #1 responsibility is to have their players ready to perform on game […]
Watch as Coach Ryan Davis discusses his views on discipline for the strength and conditioning program at CSU. He stresses self-discipline for the player with emphasis on being part of something greater than the individual.
By: Ian Shoemaker – Central Washington University Originally Published in: 2018 Nike Coach of the Year Clinic Manual – by Earl Browning Provided by: Nike Coach of the Year Thank you for hanging in fellows. […]
Watch as Coach BJ Campbell discusses RPO’s and how today’s offenses try to spread you out and run tempo. The defensive communication must be crisp and efficient to offset the tempo.
Watch as Coach Andy Prevost explains this offensive line step by step drill. Coach Prevost demonstrates technique and shows clips of his players working at this drill.
By: Matt Guerrieri – Duke University Originally published in: 2018 Nike Coach of the Year Clinic Manual – by Earl Browning Provided by: Nike Coach of the Year Thank you, I appreciate being here today. […]
Watch as Coach Mike Bobo explains this good on good perimeter drill. With the evolution of RPOs and the outside game, this drill allows both receivers and defensive backs to practice the techniques needed to […]
Watch as Ed Orgeron explains that LSU players are graded on technique, activity ratio, and effort (what is a loaf?). He emphasizes that the player who makes plays based on activity ratio, but may not […]
By: Brent Key – Univ. of Alabama Originally Published in: 2018 Nike Coach of the Year Clinic Manual – by Earl Browning Provided by: Nike Coach of the Year Thank you very much. I am […]
Watch as Coach P.J. Fleck explains that the process is an investment every single day. The process is about teaching lifetime lessons in a cultural way that players can relate to. Coach uses a humorous […]
Watch as Coach Joe Klanderman discusses some problems with a 3 under, 3 deep scheme. Vertical routes and soft edge coverage creates challenges as well as the inability to add pressure.
By: Wade Gilbert Originally Published in: Coaching Better Every Season Provided by: Human Kinetics Effective coaches devote considerable time to identifying and creating training activities for their athletes. But even the most creative and engaging […]
We are an undersized football team without many big body players. We do not have many defensive linemen in our program. The kids that are coming out for the team want to play defensive back or wide receiver. We are a spread, no-huddle…
Be honest with your team about the expectations you have for them! It is important that you do no assume your team will act a certain way unless you break it down for them. Building […]
Watch as Coach Mike Siravo defines types of tackles and breaks down the body mechanics of a successful tackle. He shows video clips of techniques and drills to practice tackling.
Watch as Joe Rossi discusses the defensive line and shows clips of players working the sled and chutes. Emphasis is placed on the initial movement with hips, hands, and eyes followed by the feet.
By: Matt Wells – Utah State University Originally Published in: 2018 Nike Coach of the Year Clinic Manual – by Earl Browning Provided by: Nike Coach of the Year Thank you for that introduction. That […]
Today, I am going to talk about a hodgepodge of topics. I want to talk about some linebacker drills, defensive team drills, and some of the things we do in film breakdown and scouting.
In our 4-4 scheme, our linebackers read the guards. We read…
Watch as Coach Matt Nally explains a basic zone read scheme with a bubble or horizontal out for the QB that turns into a triple option.
Watch as Coach Kirk Thor explains that there will always be issues but he and his staff take a proactive approach in dealing with parents. Communication with parents is key and allows the coaches to […]
By: Matt Luke – University of Mississippi Thank you. It is good to be here today. When I got the job as interim head coach at Mississippi, I wanted advice as to what I should […]