FBCP S03E10 Defending the Run with the 4-4 Defense

Shut down the run with your 4-4 Defense. Or whatever you want to call it…

Time to shut down the run. Get serious. You don’t defend spread teams every week! Better be ready to play it tough! This week, we’re talking about running that powerhouse 4-4 Defense against all of the most popular offensive run schemes in football today. Continue reading “FBCP S03E10 Defending the Run with the 4-4 Defense”

QC 129 Blocking Power Against a Bear Front

How can you keep running your Power against a Bear Front? Here’s how to make sure you can do it.

Bear Front is another tough defense to run your Power run play against. Or any inside run play, for that matter.

Sure, you might want to just run outside or throw the ball. But if Power is your team’s feature play, you want to run it against anything. This week’s listener question asks how we can handle the back side 3-technique when running power against a bear front. Continue reading “QC 129 Blocking Power Against a Bear Front”

PSSO S4E12 Three simple things most teams aren’t doing well that you can get an easy advantage by doing.

Most teams aren’t doing all 3 of these things consistently. So if you want to win more ball games, this may be the easiest way without adding 1 ounce of talent to your roster.

This week’s podcast we talk about the three things I believe will result in much easier wins for your team. I also share my opinion on what I see coaches acting like in game that is completely distracting and not helpful to players.

P.S. Want to grab a free offensive playbook? Go here to get a downloadable .pdf Continue reading “PSSO S4E12 Three simple things most teams aren’t doing well that you can get an easy advantage by doing.”

FBCP S03E09 Defensive Game Planning Guide

Wasting your entire weekend watching film, trying to find the secret for your Defensive Game Plan? Here’s how to stop.

You can spend hours and hours watching Hudl, hoping to find some little secret nugget that makes you a genius on your defensive game plan. Truth is, you’re wasting a lot of time.

Learn how to watch film efficiently and take care of the things that matter in your life. Listen to today’s episode for efficient defensive game planning, and then download the free Offensive Film Study Sheet above!  Continue reading “FBCP S03E09 Defensive Game Planning Guide”

CLP Episode 11 – Helpful hints and reminders for working with the media

Two well respected members of the media take you inside their jobs to share with you some helpful hints and reminders for working with the media. As the season fast approaches, listen to Eric Sondheimer of the Los Angeles Times and Evan Barnes who covers the University of Memphis football team for USA Today share some wisdom.

EightLaces.org/Podcast

These two veteran sports reporters have been around the block a few times, and then back again.  Listen as they discuss what it’s like to cover sports in 2018. They give some tremendous feedback to my questions about how we, as coaches, can help get our teams covered.  Professional advice given for how to better work with the media. Let’s face it, you better know how to work with the media in this day and age! This podcast helps you better understand the media, their job, and how you can work with them!   Continue reading “CLP Episode 11 – Helpful hints and reminders for working with the media”

QC 128 Power Blocking for a 6-2 Defense

Run-heavy defenses can seem impossible to run against. But blocking a 6-2 Defense with your Power Play is anything but impossible.

When you’re facing a Youth Football defense or a Goal Line defense, you don’t want to abandon your best run play. If your best play is Power, here’s how to handle those stacked fronts.

Today’s episode answers a Youth Football question about blocking a 6-2 Defense with the Power play. We’ll break down blocking a 6-2 Defense, on the Goal Line or in every-down situations for lower levels. Continue reading “QC 128 Power Blocking for a 6-2 Defense”

TFP 61: Three TAGS for Your Tight End

Do you have a tight end in your offense, but don’t know how to use him? Would you like to be able to do all of the ‘cool’ RPOs yet don’t know how to protect the quarterback? Would you like to do the things you see college teams do on Saturday?

Then this episode of Talking Football is for you.

Why?

Because we are talking about THREE TAGS you can use for your tight end. Continue reading “TFP 61: Three TAGS for Your Tight End”

PSSO S4E11 Putting Together Your First Days Practice Scripts

A live chat about setting up your first day’s practice scripts for your Spread Offense, Pro Style Offense, Triple Option Offense or Wing T offense.

This week’s podcast we jump into a quick strategy session where we set up a practice script live for the first day of practice. Once you get those plays in your spreadsheet you can easily create multiple scripts like Inside Run and Team Offense.

If you haven’t been much of a practice script writer, make this the season you start. Even if you just start with a team offense period script. It’s a great practice as a coach to get your mind thinking about how you want to string plays together. It’s one thing to look at a defense and say this or that will work but it’s another to set up a sequence of calls that controls a defense or sets up future plays to be highly effective based on what teams have seen from you before. Continue reading “PSSO S4E11 Putting Together Your First Days Practice Scripts”

CLP Episode 10 – Lamont Butler, Head Football Coach, Trinity International University

Coach Lamont Butler is entering his first season as the Head Football Coach of the Trinity International University Trojan football team.  We will hear from Butler on the podcast each week as they progress through the season.

On this podcast, Fore introduces Coach Butler to his audience as they discuss his rise in the coaching ranks, being a head high school coach, taking over an NAIA collegiate program, what that first day in the office was like, the methods he uses to hire coaches, recruiting and much more.  

Continue reading “CLP Episode 10 – Lamont Butler, Head Football Coach, Trinity International University”

FBCP S03E08 Coaching Half-Slide Pass Protection

What pass protection scheme is best for keeping your Quarterback safe? Take a look at the Half-Slide Pass Protection scheme.

In the Pistol Power Offense System, we use Half-Slide Pass Protection as our drop back protection scheme. If you want a scheme that works great and adapts to any front, this is the place to start.

Listen to this episode of The Football Coaching Podcast to get the basics of Half-Slide Pass Protection. Could this be the solution to your Quarterback protection problems? Continue reading “FBCP S03E08 Coaching Half-Slide Pass Protection”