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 […]
Watch as Coach Mike Bobo discusses the importance of locking the doors from the outside noise with both coaches and the team being grateful and staying positive under all circumstances.
Watch as Coach BJ Campbell discusses and shows clips of Montana Tech’s takeaway pursuit drill that simulates four types of takeaways. Teaching points are no blocking below the waist and no cheap shots on the […]
By: Matt Rhule – Baylor Univ. Originally Published in: Nike 2017 Coach of the Year Clinics – by Earl Browning Provided by: Nike Coach of the Year Thank you, it is a pleasure being […]
Your opponent has just scored and is now behind by 8 points or less. They do not have enough time left in the game to kick off, stop your offense and force a punt. They must…
The “Keepers of the Game” panel from the 2018 Minnesota Football Coaches Association annual clinic have a message for all High School coaches.
Watch as Coach P.J. 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 […]
Watch as Coach Travis Johansen explains the advantages of split coverage in formation, identification for the safeties, and the ability to make in-game adjustments.
Coaching With an Appropriate Leadership Style By: Wade Gilbert Originally Published in: Coaching Better Every Season Provided by: Human Kinetics Leadership is generally defined as a process of influence. A coach’s leadership style, then, comprises […]
Why the loco punt? That is the first question I am asked about the punt.
This is not my information. We are in a coaching profession where we are the best at helping others. We are thieves, but we can’t go to jail for stealing our football info…
Watch as Coach Johnny Square (Colorado St.) discusses the definition of character, “Who you are, No matter where you are, No matter who you are with” and explains the importance of coaching with character.
Watch as Coach Ben Blackmon discusses and shows diagrams of the numbers read with a 3 step/drop back passing concept emphasizing the rhythm throw with a hitch option.
The safest place to target a ball carrier when making a tackle? According to a new study from Trinity College Dublin, it’s the lower trunk. Bioengineers used a…