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.
I’m going to break down how to teach Cover 3 coverage for the 4-2-5 Defense, but the teachings are very similar no matter what defensive front you choose.
Coaching Cover 3 Coverage in the 4-2-5 Defense on YouTube: https://youtu.be/sYTcU5zsaE4
The Up Front Offensive Line System by Dave Christensen: https://joedanielfootball.com/upfront
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.
Coach Christensen has also created an awesome course called the Up Front Offensive Line System. CoachTube has set up an exclusive deal for Football Coaching Podcast listeners to save 50% Off the Up Front Offensive Line System for a limited time only! Click https://joedanielfootball.com/upfront to get instant access to this incredible coaching system. Continue reading “FBCP S03E05 Coaching Offensive Line with Dave Christensen”
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.
In this episode of The Football Coaching Podcast, I’ll go in depth on the details for executing the Power, Counter, Power Pass and Counter Pass in the Pistol Power Offense System. Continue reading “FBCP S03E04 Power Series in the One Back Offense”
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.
Download the Huskies ‘92 Defense Playbook Here
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.
We’ll investigate the similarities and differences between the Huskies 4-4 Defense and the more modern 4-2-5 Defenses today. Is there really a difference in the core structure? Listen to The Football Coaching Podcast to find out! Continue reading “FBCP S03E03 The 1992 Washington Huskies 4-4 Defense Playbook”
Does your Defense need to tighten up? The 4-2-5 Defense can be a simple a system to let your players play fast.
You need a defense that can easily adapt to any offensive attack. If you’re changing everything from week to week, you’ll be in trouble when your players get confused.
The 4-2-5 Defense System has been built around the Joe Daniel Football motto of Coach Simple, Play Fast, Win. In this episode of The Football Coaching Podcast, we look at the philosophy and principles that build the foundations of the 4-2-5 Defense. Continue reading “FBCP S03E02 4-2-5 Defense Foundations”
There’s a lot to be done this season! This is a guide to planning your football year.
Running a top notch program doesn’t just happen. It requires a lot of planning to have a great football year.
In this week’s Football Coaching Podcast, I’ll walk you through planning the entire year. Fundraising, parents, building the culture, and planning scheme install is all discussed here. Everything you need to think about to have a great season! Continue reading “FBCP S03E01 Planning Your Football Year”
What are your favorite football video games of all time? Here’s a look at the games we used to play.
There is no great football coaching insight in today’s episode of The Football Coaching Podcast. I’ll be back with more of that, next episode.
Today is just about doing something fun. A little different. A walk down memory lane with the football video games I grew up with. Continue reading “FBCP S03E00 Football Video Games”
What’s the Secret to Defending RPOs with the 4-3 Defense? It’s not really a secret.
Season 2 of The Football Coaching Podcast wraps up with defending RPOs with the 4-3 Defense and Quarters Coverage. We’re using the defense as drawn up in The 4-3 Defense System that is part of JDFB Insiders.
Quarters Coverage offers some special flexibility that you might not have in other coverages and with other packages. The true nature of the 7 man front and 2 high safeties might be your best answer for defending RPOs.
Listen to this week’s episode and find out why The 4-3 Defense is my favorite defense for defending RPOs! (…on paper)
Continue reading “FBCP S02E22 Defending RPOs with the 4-3 Defense Quarters Coverage”
You don’t have to create an entire RPO Playbook. It’s easy to incorporate RPO’s into the offensive system you’re running right now.
Run-Pass Options (RPOs) are the hot topic for offensive football coaches across the country over the last few seasons. The schemes have made their way down from the College level down to the High School ranks in a hurry.
Many coaches have been abandoning what they’ve always done in favor of more modern, “exciting” offensive schemes. The purpose of this episode is to show that you do not need to do that. You can use your existing offensive playbook and add RPOs into the mix, without sacrificing all you’ve done in the past. Continue reading “S02E21 Running RPOs In Your Current Offensive Playbook”
How do you Coach Simple so your players can Play Fast? Triggers are the answer to your problem.
Triggers are a stimulus, or event, that happens on the field that tell your player to initiate a response, or reaction. For every action on the field, there is a reaction by your player. (but this is not physics and we do not want the response to be equal!)
In this episode of The Football Coaching Podcast, we’ll be looking at triggers for every offensive and defensive position. Plus, how you can use triggers to simplify your teaching and get your players to react faster.
Continue reading “S02E20 Coaching with Triggers”