TFP 058: How to Create a Passing System with Coach Dan Gonzalez

Do you want to create a system where you pass the ball down the field, but you want to tell the quarterback where to start his progression? Do you want to prove to the naysayers that you can throw the ball regardless of what age you are coaching? Do you want to be able to NOT have to worry if someone gets injured because the guy behind him knows exactly what to do?

Then this interview with Coach Dan Gonzalez is for you.

You’ll learn from this episode:

  • How Coach Gonzalez got his start in the John Jenkins’ Run and Shoot
  • Why every player should learn to run every route.
  • Why your system should use be built to not crumble if a starter goes down.
  • How you can pass at ANY level of football.
  • How Coach Gonzalez creates his passing concepts.

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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.

You’ll learn from this episode:

  • How to use different tempos to keep defenses on their toes.
  • How to be efficient in your game planning.
  • Why you need to put the TEAM above yourself.
  • How to structure practice so you can be successful in the game.

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TFP 056: The 3 DUMBEST 7 on 7 mistakes YOU can make

It’s that time of the year. The 7 on 7 football season. We all love it as coaches, right?

Sure. If you are running YOUR stuff and trying to make YOUR team better for the regular season…

…but if you aren’t then you are going to have a HORRIBLE time during the regular season.

So, in today’s episode of Talking Football with Coach McKie, I’m going to go over the 3 DUMBEST 7 on 7 mistakes YOU can make.

Hopefully you aren’t making these mistakes…

…you aren’t, right? Because you are too smart for that.

You’ll learn from this episode:

  • Why YOU need to run YOUR offense
  • How to not put too much stock into 7 on 7
  • Why you need to control your emotions
  • Why YOU need to stop running this one route
  • How not to be THAT coach
  • Why YOU need to be truth to who you are

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TFP 055: Talking with the Quarterback Whisper Will Hewlett

Do you have a difficult time training your quarterback’s mechanics? Do you want to pick up a couple of quarterback tips for the upcoming season? Do you want to know if you should really trust that quarterback trainer?

Then you need to listen to today’s episode of Talking Football with Coach McKie. Why? Because we are talking to the quarterback whisperer himself – Coach Will Hewlett.

You’ll learn from this episode:

  • Why you should always push back on quarterback trainers
  • How to coach using ‘Why’
  • How Baker Mayfield changed his throwing motion
  • Why your quarterback should read the defender’s hips
  • How to tweak 7 on 7 to get better results

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TFP 054: 3 Tags to MAXIMIZE the Mesh Concept

The Mesh concept is THE Air Raid concept. It was what Coach Hal Mumme came back from BYU with and what he has made his play. Same goes for Coach Mike Leach. It is the play that makes the Air Raid the Air Raid.

Sometimes teams catch on to the play. And when they do, you need a tag to make them pay…

…but what if you don’t know any tags for the mesh play? What if you are confused and you are getting frustrated? What if you say ‘F-it’ and give up on the play? (Like I did last year.)

Well, you are in luck. Because on today’s episode of Talking Football with Coach McKie, I talk about THREE TAGS you need to use when you run the Mesh Concept.

You’ll learn from this episode:

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TFP 053: How to Create an Explosive Offense with Coach Dub Maddox

We all love passing the ball.

We love watching defensive coordinators and players get frustrated when they can’t stop our passing attack. We laugh at them when they throw their hands up in frustration when our quarterbacks are picking them apart. We point and ridicule them when they throw up their hands and storm off the field.

But what if I told you that there is a way to piss them off so bad that they will forfeit the game because they know they can’t stop your passing attack?

Would that interest you?

Of course it would.

Well, today’s guest on the Talking Football with Coach McKie podcast has a system that can turn your ordinary passing attack into a souped up, turbo-charged passing attack.

Who’s that guest? The great Coach Dub Maddox

You’ll learn from this episode:

  • How being a head coach is different than being a coordinator
  • What having a ‘Team Lanague’ can speed up player development
  • How the R4 creates a language for you and your players
  • Why Coach Maddox loves the Mesh
  • Why Coach Maddox wrote his new book
  • What kind of defense gives Coach Maddox the most problems

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TFP 052: Transforming Your Spread Offense Into a Power Run Offense with Coach Brett Dudley

Are you wanting to get rid of the passing game? Do you have nothing but STUDS at the running back position? Want to make defenses drop to their knees and beg for mercy?

Then you will love this episode of Talking Football with Coach McKie. Because we are talking with Coach Brett Dudley on 21 personnel, power running scheme.

If you want to run the ball well then this is an episode you don’t want to miss.

You’ll learn from this episode:

  • How Coach Dudley Installs His Offense.
  • Why He Changed From TFS to Power Run Scheme
  • How He’s Team is Different When It Comes to Organization
  • What It’s Like to Coach a D1 Running Back

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TFP 051: Three Things I’ve Learned During Spring Practice

I love the Spring – birds are out, sun is hanging in the sky, and I get to do football again.

And the Spring is for making mistakes. Which I did a lot of this spring. That’s why I’m going to talk about the Top Three Things I Learned From Spring Practice on this episode of Talking Football with Coach McKie

You’ll learn from this episode:

  • How Deadly Hand Down Tight-End Is
  • How to Counter the Defense Peeling for your Running Back
  • Why I dislike coaching the Baylor System
  • Why I embraced who I am
  • Why the Air Raid offense is easier to coach

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TFP 050: MASTERING the Air Raid Offense with Coach Austin James Smith

Do you love the Air Raid offense? Do you want to know how fantastic the One Back Clinic is? Want to know what Coach Hal Mumme is doing at Jackson State to stay ahead of the curve?

Then this episode of Talking Football with Coach McKie is for you. We are talking with Coach Austin James Smith, the quarterback coach of Jackson State and the director of the fantastic, life-changing One Back Clinic.

You’ll learn from this episode:

  • What Coach Smith looks for in an upcoming quarterback
  • How Coach Mumme is using Virtual Reality to train his quarterback.
  • How Coach Smith brought back the One Back Clinic
  • How being an Air Raider is a mentality and not a formation
  • What John Jenkins thought process on the first play on the game

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TFP 049: MASTERING the Five-Wide Run and Shoot Offense

The greatest play in football is the pass. Not the Power. Not the Inside Zone. Not the Option. It’s the freaking PASS.

So it was a blast talking to coach Zach Turner about the Five-Wide Run and Shoot Offense. I mean, who wouldn’t want to play in that style of offense? You get to adjust your routes on the fly, get to catch balls all practice, and get to frustrate defensive coordinators because they don’t know how you stop the MOST DOMINATE OFFENSE IN FOOTBALL!

You’ll learn from this episode:

  • How Mouse Davis Helped Install the Offense.
  • Why You Need a Special Mentality to Run This Offense.
  • Why Kids Love Playing in This Offense.
  • Quarterback Run Game Out of the Empty Formation
  • How Coach Zach Turner Fell in Love With This Offense.

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