The 6-Technique Defensive End requires some special teaching. But the rewards can be great for your run defense.
Coaching the Pressure Key and Visual Key for a 6-Technique Defensive End takes a lot of time. And you’ve got to have the right guy for the job. Both the player, and the coach.
But the result can be a big change for your 4-4 Defense or 4-2-5 Defense. The 6 Technique Defensive End can help string out edge runs in a way that an inside shade player just can’t! Continue reading “QC 127 Pressure/Visual Key for 6-Tech Defensive Ends”
Are you thinking about installing and running the Air Raid Mesh Concept? Do you need ideas on how to practice if you have low numbers? Want to know what the Scissors concept is and how to match it up with the Air Raid ‘6’ concept? Want to know what kind of Air Raid places you need to run in middle school?
Then this is the episode of Talking Football with Coach McKie for you. Continue reading “TFP 60: Coaching Mailbag 14”
Do you have a great bubble screen game? How to know which Bubble Screens you should be running against different looks.
I love my Bubble Screen Playbook. In fact I love it so much it replaced my quick game. Yea, we still throw hitches and slants, but other then that…the bubble is so much deadlier so why waste time elsewhere?
In this episode I’ll show you how to make your Bubble Screen package deadlier than ever and how you can be a true spread offense by simple adding it and using them as Pre-snap RPO’s. I promise you it will change your game and if you are already doing it and struggling, I’ll give you some keys that you have to do to make sure it works every single time. Continue reading “PSSO S4E10 Latest Trends in the Bubble Screen and Pre Snap RPO’s”
Head Coach Jeff Steinberg is entering his 21st season as a Head Football Coach after winning a CIF Championship last year. He is starting his first year at Beaumont High. Steinberg talks about practice planning and program organization on this podcast.
Steinberg is one of THE most organized coaches you’ll ever find. He talks about the why and the how of his practice planning and organization. Steinberg also shares what they focus on each day, and each week of camp. This podcast will surely give you some ideas for program management and practice planning. Continue reading “CLP Episode 9 – Jeff Steinberg, Beaumont High (So Cal), Practice Planning and Organization”
Think your Offensive Line isn’t good enough? Make their job easier using these critical Offensive Line Run Blocking tips.
There’s a few myths in coaching offensive line run blocking that we need to break through. Then we can start to build a better run game.
In this episode, we’ll talk about why you don’t need your Offensive Linemen to sustain blocks longer. Or drive their man down the field. And how you can make your less talented Offensive Line look like a group of All Pro’s with a few minor adjustments. Continue reading “FBCP S03E07 How to Make Offensive Line Run Blocking Easier”
How do you adjust Power Read when the defense is blitzing right at you? Here’s a few adjustments you can make.
Power Read is one of my favorite plays found in most Spread Option playbooks. We’ve run it as a variation on our own Pistol Power Offense base play.
In this episode of the Quick Clinic, we look at how to adjust the play when defenses are blitzing into the face of your favorite play. A few simple tweaks to get the defense back in check. Continue reading “QC 126 Adjustments to Power Read”
What’s the first word that comes to your mind when someone says “Air Raid Offense”? Is it throwing for over 1,000 yards? Is it scoring 500 points? Or is it Hal Mumme and the Mesh Concept?
Because it better be Hal Mumme and the Mesh Concept. Continue reading “TFP 59: 1 Dirty Little Secret to Running Mesh to Perfection”
Can’t get a football coaching job? Here’s why you might not be having any luck getting hired.
I get questions often about how to get hired as a football coach. If you really want to coach football, then you have to get some experience. But getting experience means getting hired and sometimes that’s a lot harder than it looks. But rest assured you can get there, it’s just going to take patience and making sure you don’t have any of these 7 reasons for a coach to decide not to hire you. All of these coaches started where you were at one point so there are no excuses! Continue reading “PSSO S4E9 Top 7 Reasons A Football Coach Won’t Hire You”
Kiyoshi Harris is the Assistant Head Football Coach at Independence Community College, home of Last Chance U Season 3. He has coached high school and Juco ball in California, before going to one of the top JCs in the Nation.
Fore and Harris talk Junior College Football, the development of offensive linemen, and what it’s like having all those cameras around you for a program like Last Chance U. They won the 2017 Jayhawk Conference Championship. Continue reading “CLP Episode 8 – Kiyoshi Harris, Independence Community College”
What’s the simplest, most effective coverage you can teach? Let’s take a look at coaching Cover 3 Coverage in the 4-2-5 Defense.
Coaches love to over-complicate things. In a lot of situations, the less complicated answer would be the better one. That’s often the case with coverage packages.
Aside from trying to run every coverage, many coaches are running a coverage that is much more complicated than necessary. If you’re in a league, conference or level where the teams you need to beat are run heavy offenses, Cover 3 coverage might be perfect for you. Continue reading “FBCP S03E06 Coaching Cover 3 Coverage in the 4-2-5 Defense”