Articles & Videos in Articles

Defensive Drills for a Winning Edge [ARTICLE]

by Nike Coach of the Year on

Defensive Success: From the top down 100-percent buy in. Toughness. Alignment, and assignment technique with fantastic effort. Be great at the...... Continue

Post - Season Priorities - Wrapping Up One Season and Transitioning... [ARTICLE]

by American Football Monthly on

When your season ends, do you kick back, relax and get away from the game for a couple months? Of course not. Whether it's formulating and...... Continue

Coach Communication Guidelines Self-Assessment [ARTICLE]

by Human Kinetics on

1. Messages should be direct. Coaches who are weak on this quality avoid straightforward, direct communication. Their athletes may not know where they stand. These coaches...... Continue

A Quick, Simple, High Rep Progression for Defeating Blocks [ARTICLE]

by American Football Monthly on

Repetitions with four different ways to defeat blocks – the rip, punch, slip and cut techniques – will help improve your overall defense. One of the many great things about being at...... Continue

Locking Down a Slot Wide Receiver [ARTICLE]

by American Football Monthly on

Learning some techniques and progressions on covering a slot receiver will give you a foundation to improve your one-on-one match up in the slot. There are a variety of drills...... Continue

Conditioning for an Aggressive, Up-Tempo Offensive System [ARTICLE]

by American Football Monthly on

Up-tempo offenses have become more and more popular at all levels of football and whether this is your team's offensive philosophy or not, chances...... Continue

Tackling - Keeping the Head Out of the Game [ARTICLE]

by Nike 2016 Coach of the Year Clinic Notes on

First you must talk about player safety. That falls on the responsibility of the coach. Player Safety, above all else, must be the top priority of a coach...... Continue

Blueprint to Winning and Three-Level Passing Game [ARTICLE]

by Nike 2016 Coach of the Year Clinics Football Manual on

Like an Urban Meyer disciple, at Houston we start out with our core values. Core Values: Honesty, Treat women with respect, No drugs, No stealing...... Continue

Effective Strategies for Dealing with Man - Coverage Beaters: Stacks, Bunches and Mesh [ARTICLE]

by American Football Monthly on

ULM's 3-3-5 defensive scheme is known for its aggressive style of play predicated on five and six-man pressure. To effectively utilize this type of defense, the...... Continue

Converting the 3rd Down In The Spread Offense [ARTICLE]

by Nike 2016 Coach of the Year Clinics Football Manual on

What you do on first and second down consumes the bulk of what you do in game planning and practice. We played several games this year that were decided by seven points or less. In those game there...... Continue