CLP Episode 7 – Scott Glabb, one of California’s best wrestling coaches

Scott Glabb has had one of the most distinguished and interesting careers of any wrestling coach in California history. From taking over a program who couldn’t fill out a whole roster and getting shut out to building one of the best programs in the State, his story is both inspiring and encouraging.

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Coach Glabb has too many awards and Hall of Fames to count!  There are many distinguished alumni of Glabb’s coaching. One that he is very proud of is professional mixed martial arts fighter Gilbert “El Nino” Melendez who holds a world championship belt at 155 pounds and now fights for the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championships).  His work with making the Saints a power in California wrestling is chronicled in his book “A Saint in the City.”  It is available on Amazon. Continue reading “CLP Episode 7 – Scott Glabb, one of California’s best wrestling coaches”

FBCP S03E05 Coaching Offensive Line with Dave Christensen

What are the critical keys to great Offensive Line Play? Arizona State Offensive Line Coach Dave Christensen has your answers.

Dave Christensen has been coaching football for 36 years. Mostly working with the Offensive Line. And I had a great time talking OL play with him on this episode of The Football Coaching Podcast.

Listen to this episode to hear Coach Christensen talk about what it takes to have a great Offensive Line, the most important drills for your Linemen, and what a typical practice plan looks like for his D1 Offensive Line practices. Continue reading “FBCP S03E05 Coaching Offensive Line with Dave Christensen”

QC 124 Disrupting the Center with Odd Front Defenses

Should you run an Odd Front Defense to disrupt the center exchange? Will a few fumbles win your a Championship?

Love this question. We talk about it a lot. Does playing a nose guard over the center actually create more fumbles?

Honest answer is I have no idea. But our JDFB Quick Clinic question addresses changing the defense to get a few more fumbles. Check out this episode to hear whether it’s worth it!

This episode of The Joe Daniel Football Quick Clinic is in response to questions sent by Email. You can send questions for the JDFB Quick Clinic to me on Twitter @footballinfo or by email to joe@joedanielfootball.com. Continue reading “QC 124 Disrupting the Center with Odd Front Defenses”

TFP 057: Talking Tempo, Game Planning, and More with James Vint

Do you want to run your plays at break neck speed? Do you want to know how you should game plan? Are you hurting yourself as an offensive coordinator by putting yourself above the team?

If you answered ‘yes’ to any of those questions, then this episode of Talking Football with Coach McKie  is for you. Why?

Because we are talking the brilliant Coach James Vint. Continue reading “TFP 057: Talking Tempo, Game Planning, and More with James Vint”

CLP Episode 6 – Chris Fore, Special Teams Organization

Chris Fore has been a Special Teams Coordinator for 15 years (14 at the high school level and 1 at the Junior College level, which was 2017).  He shares some insight and wisdom from all of that time spent coordinating what he feels is a very important part of the game.

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Fore talks about Special Teams Player of the Year program, in season scouting and preparation of your special teams, as well as how to motivate your players to find success. He also shares insight about forms that he uses to help organize his special teams, and makes these available in the shownotes. Continue reading “CLP Episode 6 – Chris Fore, Special Teams Organization”

FBCP S03E04 Power Series in the One Back Offense

Every offensive playbook needs a foundation. The Power Series is that foundation for the Pistol Power Offense System.

It’s nice to do a podcast where you don’t need any notes. You’ve talked about something so many times that it just flows.

That’s the Power Series for me. It’s the foundation of our offense, and has been for a number of years. Continue reading “FBCP S03E04 Power Series in the One Back Offense”

QC 123 Counting Fronts, Coaching Jobs and more… The Mailbag Edition

How can I get into coaching football? What Defense should I run? And where can I find that podcast I remember!?

Today’s episode of The JDFB Quick Clinic is a potpourri of coaching information. We go from the job search to counting fronts and more.

It’s a mailbag episode for the 4th of July holiday! Celebrate America’s Independence with the JDFB Quick Clinic… and a hot dog, a cold beer, and some recklessly planned homemade fireworks shows. Continue reading “QC 123 Counting Fronts, Coaching Jobs and more… The Mailbag Edition”

PSSO S4E7 Covering Cover 4 and the Shot Play to take against it.

What are the basics of Cover 4? This one play is the best way to take a shot against it.

This episode marks the fourth episode of our spread offense passing series where am breaking down different coverages and their individual strengths and weaknesses. This week is Cover 4 which is a great coverage for defenses but in my opinion is one of the most difficult for coaches to teach.

Cover 4 can be attacked on the edges but watch out for those squatting Safeties! True cover 4 is a match up coverage like Cover 2 which is why it can be difficult to throw against. Fortunately there are some good options – especially a Shot pass I picked up from Tom Herman that I think you will love! Continue reading “PSSO S4E7 Covering Cover 4 and the Shot Play to take against it.”

CLP Episode 5 – Kevin Swift, Building Championship Programs in a Rural Setting

Kevin Swift is the Athletic Director and Head Football Coach at Gold Beach High School in Oregon.  Gold Beach is a small rural school, but Swift has managed great success with limited students, finances and facilities.

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Most coaches wish that they had more athletes, more money, more coaches, better facilities and better equipment.  On this episode Swift discusses how he has built state champions in a small school setting, and shares real world examples of how you can do the same thing.  His breadth of experience goes from Southern California college football coach to small school coach in Oregon. Swift shares about many lessons he has picked up along the way as a coach and athletic director. Continue reading “CLP Episode 5 – Kevin Swift, Building Championship Programs in a Rural Setting”

FBCP S03E03 The 1992 Washington Huskies 4-4 Defense Playbook

Tired of watching a great defensive series fall apart on a poor job defending a screen pass? Here’s how to get your 33 Stack Defense ready to stop the Screen Pass.

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The 1992 Washington Huskies 4-4 Defense Playbook is the subject a deep dive look on this episode of The Football Coaching Podcast. And it’s an interesting look. Continue reading “FBCP S03E03 The 1992 Washington Huskies 4-4 Defense Playbook”