FBCP S03E11 Breaking Down the 1986 Washington Redskins Playbook

From the early days of the Pistol Power Offense System, let’s take a deep dive into the run game of the 1986 Washington Redskins Playbook.

The Pistol Power Offense System has a lot of roots with the Washington Redskins playbooks from the 1980s. Today we’re taking a look at one of those playbooks.

Be warned… this playbook was a mess. There’s no way any Redskins player ever received the playbook in this format. Continue reading “FBCP S03E11 Breaking Down the 1986 Washington Redskins Playbook”

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”

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”

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”

FBCP S03E07 How to Make Offensive Line Run Blocking Easier

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”

FBCP S03E06 Coaching Cover 3 Coverage in the 4-2-5 Defense

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”

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”

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”

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”

FBCP S03E02 4-2-5 Defense Foundations

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”