It’s raining. It’s pouring. Hold onto the football so you can keep scoring!
Don’t let a driving, pouring rain cost you a football game. Or footballs. Because footballs are expensive.
In this episode of The Football Coaching Podcast, I’ll go into detail about how to prepare for a rain game. I’ll give you the 11 items your program needs to have to get ready (put these on your off-season shopping list!). Continue reading “FBCP S03E21 Coaching Football in the Rain”
You played them once. Now you’ve got to do it again! Here’s how to prepare your Offensive Game Plan.
You beat them once. Or maybe you lost to them. But this is your second game against the same opponent!
Last season, we faced this conundrum twice. We played our week 9 opponent in the first round of the playoffs, and our week 10 opponent in the 2nd round. It’s tough to prepare for the changes you’ll see! Continue reading “FBCP S03E20 Playing the Same Team Twice”
You don’t have to be an Offensive Line guru to coach great Pass Protection. You just need the first two steps.
The biggest difference maker in the success of your offense, and maybe your football team, is how good your Offensive Line plays. For most offenses, that includes great Pass Protection. Continue reading “FBCP S03E19 Coaching Pass Protection Footwork for Offensive Line”
Is your Goal Line Defense ready to make the critical, game winning stop? Probably not.
Your opponent drove the ball the length of the field. They’re inside your 5 yard line. It’s time to make the big stop.
Defensive Coordinators need to take a big step forward right now – and accept that getting the stop is not very likely. After all, you couldn’t stop them up til now. Continue reading “FBCP S03E18 Goal Line Package for the 4-2-5 Defense”
How can you have better practice planning in significantly less time? Here’s how to plan efficient and effective practices.
We’ve all been through those long practices that seem to drag on forever. It’s not productive, no matter how long you spend out on the field. Continue reading “FBCP S03E17 Practice Planning to Keep Your Players Fresh”
Does your team sputter in your Goal Line Offense? Here’s how to turn your base offense into a Short Yardage Machine.
You drive the length of the field. But when it really counts, your goal line offense has a tough time punching the ball across the finish line. Continue reading “FBCP S03E16 Turn Your Offense Into a Short Yardage Machine”
Scheme doesn’t matter if you don’t have great tackling technique. We’re taking a deep dive into teaching safe and effective tackling for your football team!
Player safety is the single most important aspect of coaching football today. But it doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice effective blocking and tackling. Continue reading “FBCP S03E15 Coaching Tackling Technique”
Coach Safety Reads that tell your force and alley players if it’s a run or a pass. And never have to change those reads again.
With the defensive philosophy that I subscribe to, the ‘umbrella’ is critical to the success of the defense. That means your Safety reads must be fast and accurate.
You can’t have a lot of confusion or hesitation. And you can’t give up long passes on play action because of a bad read. Continue reading “FBCP S03E14 Coaching Safety Reads & Keys”
Brent Dearmon talks about installing RPOs into your offense and how he’s turning around Bethel University with an explosive offensive style.
Coach Brent Dearmon has a pretty impressive resume including most recently working as Offensive Coordinator at Arkansas Tech. Now he’s turning around his alma mater at Bethel University in Tennessee. Continue reading “FBCP S03E13 Installing RPOs with Brent Dearmon”
The Outside Zone Play is one of the best plays in football, no matter what level you coach. Here’s the deep dive details on how to run it precision for big gains on the ground.
The Outside Zone Play is one of the best offensive plays in football. In the NFL, it may be the most frequently called run in the entire league.
But you don’t care about the NFL. You care about your football team, and how the Outside Zone Play can help you. Continue reading “FBCP S03E12 Coaching the Outside Zone Play”