How do you get the most out of 7 on 7 football this off-season? Don’t waste your team’s time – follow these tips.
I’m not the biggest fan of 7 on 7, and that’s no secret. It’s not because it’s an offensive drill or because there’s anything wrong with the concept, either. It’s more about how 7 on 7 has evolved in the football landscape over the years. Continue reading “10 Keys to 7 on 7 Football Success | FBCP S06 Episode 13”
Use coverage checks to get your defense in the best position to defend the route combinations. But don’t overcomplicate it.
In our JDFB defensive coaching systems we use a number of basic coverage checks to get your secondary in the best position to defend potential route combinations. But we can’t be confused doing it – so it needs to stay simple. Continue reading “Coverage Checks | QC Episode 197”
Your 4-3 Defense Linebacker Reads are critical to your run stopping defense. Here’s how to get the job done.
The Miami 4-3 Defense has proved itself time and again to adapt to every change that offenses have thrown at it in the last 30+ years. At the core is a sound, aggressive defense that can play fast. Continue reading “4-3 Defense Linebacker Reads | FBCP S06 Episode 12”
Diving back into the Twitter DM’s for another Mailbag Episode! Find out why 7 on 7 is good, and why it’s not.
Not every question that gets sent in for the JDFB Quick Clinic makes it to the air… until now! I’ve been working through the Twitter DM’s answering every question from 2018 and catching up on questions that might not have been ‘meaty’ enough for a full episode. Continue reading “Mailbag Show! Why 7v7 Sucks, Scout Team and more. | QC Episode 196”
Champions are Built in the Weight Room, so check out these tips for better football strength training!
It’s great to come back from the winter holidays and see your guys again. Ready to get after in the weight room and start building for the next season! Continue reading “10 Tips for Better Football Strength Training | FBCP S06 Episode 11”
Are you gunning for a Head Coach position this year? Be prepared for those weird interview questions.
It’s that time of year when coaches are interviewing for new positions. Or just trying to get the interview experience for down the road. And there’s always a few weird interview questions that come up. Continue reading “Head Coach Interview | QC Episode 195”
Veteran Head Football Coach Kenny Simpson wrote a great book called Find A Way: What I Wish I’d Known When I Became A Head Football Coach.
It’s a great read, and we use this book as the basis for 10 questions in this 50th episode of Coaches Locker Podcast! Continue reading “CLP Episode 50 – So, You Really Want To Be A Head Coach? – My Interview with Kenny Simpson”
Your football team’s defensive playbook just didn’t get the job done last season. Is it time for a change?
I’ve been spending a lot of time focusing on the reasons you should NOT change your defensive playbook. Way too many coaches jumping from shiny object to shiny object. Continue reading “8 Reasons to Change Your Defensive Playbook | FBCP S06 Episode 10”
You’re shutting ‘em down on 1st and 2nd Down. Then it all falls apart on 3rd Down. What went wrong?
Love this question for today’s JDFB Quick Clinic. If you’ve been running a defense for very long, this has happened to your team. You dominate on 1st and 2nd Down, but then you can’t get off the field. Continue reading “3 Steps to Fix Your 3rd Down Defense | QC Episode 194”
Chris Chaddick just wrapped up his first season as a Head Football Coach here in Southern California, at Indian Springs High School.
We talk about the ups and downs of being a first year Head Football Coach, and the ten lessons he learned.
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Continue reading “CLP Episode 49 – The Ups and Downs of a First Year Head Football Coach – My Interview with Chris Chaddick”