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 […]
Practice Organization: Group Perimeter Drill with Mike Bobo – Univ. of Georgia
Watch as Coach Mike Bobo explains this group “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 […]
Pass Under Pressure Drill with Todd Dodge, (Retired) – Westlake HS (TX)
Watch as Coach Todd Dodge explains PUP (pass under pressure) and shows video clips of the drill. This is a throwing drill, but the defense has the advantage as they can tee off on the […]
Receiver’s Stack Alignment on a DB with Ron Bellamy – Univ. of Michigan
Watch as Coach Ron Bellamy explains and shows practice clips of stacking a DB. The receivers are executing different releases working on getting to a stack position. A DB, using a press technique, is trying […]
Coaches’ Stressors & Mental Health with Dr. Peter Ormsby – Univ. of North Carolina Pembroke
Watch as Dr. Peter Ormsby discusses coaches’ stressors and mental health. He cites case studies that indicate the three main stressors are performance-related, organizational-related, and personal. Performance stressors deal with injuries to athletes and poor […]
My Take on Leadership
By: John Klessinger Originally Published in: A Coach’s Manual Provided by: Championship Productions “If you expect people to follow you, you have to be willing to be the first to get dirty.” – John Klessinger […]
John Wayne QB Drill with Lincoln Riley – USC
Watch as Coach Lincoln Riley explains how this drill allows the QB to take some contact and get used to having bodies around him without the threat of injury. The drill simulates throwing through contact […]
Zone Punt Protection Scheme with Willie Fritz – Tulane Univ.
Looking for a new punt formation? Watch as Coach Willie Fritz discusses why he uses a zone protection scheme and shares one of his favorite drills to practice player assignment and pursuit angles.
Defensive Coverages with Joe Rossi – Univ. of Minnesota
Considering changing your defense to a man-zone concept for next season? Watch Coach Joe Rossi discuss the benefits of running a mixed coverage and what cover 6 looks like for Minnesota.
LB Pass Rush vs. a Back with Glenn Schumann – Univ. of Georgia
Watch as Coach Glenn Schumann explains and shows practice video of a linebacker’s pass rush vs. a running back. He describes three types of blocks that the LB can face: lunge, throw (cut), and sit. […]
QB Easy Elway Drill with Mike Yurcich – Penn State Univ.
Watch as Coach Mike Yurcich explains and shows video of this QB easy Elway drill. This is a pocket navigation drill with the QB moving to the right or left as he feels pressure. The […]
Identifying and Correcting Risky Tackle Technique in American Football
By: Scott R Dietrich – Barry Univ., Nasik Muhammad Nafi – Kansas State Univ., Tim Hibbs & Reggie Givens – Pine Crest School (FL) USA Football® and the CDC have made advancements on how coaches […]
Defensive Line Chute Drills with Liam Klein – Kennesaw State Univ.
Watch as Coach Liam Klein shows clips of these defensive linemen chute drills. All of the drills emphasize a flat back with no arch, keeping your head up, and hands inside.
Combo Plays: Quick Passes and Draws with Jim Good – Univ. of Redlands
Watch as Coach Jim Good discusses and shows examples of quick passes and draws. This scheme can be used off any 3-step quick game and Redlands uses sticks and outs. The draw will be an […]
CART with Brady Hoke – San Diego State Univ.
Watch as Coach Brady Hoke explains an acronym called CART that helps define a consistent culture and sets a standard of behavior for both coaches and players.
An Inside Look at Lakeland High School’s (FL) Football Culture with Retired Coach Bill Castle
Watch as Coach Castle, assistant coaches, and administrators discuss the culture that Coach Castle established for the Lakeland football program. Coach retired after 52 years and he led Lakeland to two USA national championships, eight […]
Run Block Progression with Bart Miller – Univ. of Illinois
Watch as Coach Bart Miller explains and shows practice and game video of this run block progression. The progression starts with a 2-step punch using a 2- or 3-point stance in the cage. The focus […]
Reflecting On Why You Coach
By: Wade Gilbert Originally Published in: Coaching Better Every Season Provided by: Human Kinetics Most coaching books start with a discussion of the importance of creating a coaching philosophy and follow up with a section […]
The Nole Way with Mike Norvell – Florida State Univ.
Watch as Coach Mike Norvell talks about ‘The Nole Way’ and the four principles that describe how his team plays. The team must play smart, play fast, play physical, and always finish.
Defense: Fit Drill with Ed Orgeron – (Retired) LSU
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 […]
Inside Zone Blocking Rules and Count System with Joe Pawlak – Univ. of North Dakota
Watch as Coach Joe Pawlak discusses the inside zone blocking rules and count system for the Univ. of North Dakota. Coach explains the rules for play side and back side and the counting systems that […]
Chair Jam Press Coverage with Demetrice Martin – Univ. of Oregon
Watch as Coach Demetrice Martin discusses press coverage and how he uses a chair to teach the press technique. The DB picks up a chair with the back away from their body. When the arms […]
Competitive Catches Drill with Dennis Simmons – Univ. of Southern California
Watch as Coach Dennis Simmons explains and shows practice video of this ‘competitive catches’ drill for receivers. Unlike individual or jugs work, the receivers have defenders around them raking at the ball. The drill does […]
Be Careful Not to Overuse Technology in Coaching
By: Adam Sarancik From the time most children can walk and talk today, they have a technological device of some type in their hands. By the time they finish elementary school, children can code, decode, […]