Special Teams can make you, Special Teams can break you! In 2014 we lost a possession due to me not having my team prepared for an onsides punt! Yes, an onsides punt! Luckily, we still mopped up that team, but I’ve prepared for an onsides punt ever since! Continue reading “CLP Episode 45 – 8 Misunderstood Special Teams Situations and Scenarios”
Group Football Drills can target a specific area and clean out all of the noise around it. Plus you don’t need as many players.
This episode was planned for several weeks into the future, but it needed to be moved up. These group football drills can do wonders for a lot more teams than even I knew. Continue reading “Group Football Drills for Low Numbers| FBCP S05 Episode 13”
Do you want to know the latest trends in defensive football? Are you worried what defenses are trying to do to you on third down?
Do you want to know how defenses are preparing to stop your offense? Continue reading “TFP 124: Making Defense Great with Chris Vass”
If you want to get to the top of the profession, you’ve got to ‘grind all the time,’ right? Maybe that’s not the best way.
Great question and topic for this week’s JDFB Quick Clinic. One that I’m kind of passionate about. It’s the ridiculous #grindallthetime #nodaysoff stuff we see on Social Media all the time. Continue reading “Should You Really “Grind All the Time”? | QC Episode 175”
Coach Bert Esposito, Head Football Coach at Temecula Valley High School (So Cal), is a “turnaround expert.” He’s done it four times during his career, turning many losing programs into champions. In 2018 he and his staff led his kids in a tremendous 0-10 to 6-6 turnaround in just ONE year. Continue reading “CLP Episode 44 – 1-19 to 6-6 In One Year”
Time to take a look at a classic Air Coryell Playbook. An offense that brought the passing game to prominence in the NFL.
Don Coryell and the San Diego Chargers lit up the NFL in the late 1970s and early 1980s. The Air Coryell passing tree is something everyone has heard about in our coaching journey. Continue reading “Air Coryell! 1983 San Diego Chargers Playbook Breakdown | FBCP S05 Episode 12”
Which hand do you put down in your Defensive Line Stance? That depends on what job needs to get done.
Does it matter which hand your Defensive Linemen put down in their stance? Well, that all depends on what you’re going to ask those guys to do. Continue reading “Doesn’t It Matter Which Hand is Down in a Defensive Line Stance? | QC Episode 174”
There’s football teams from the past we still love to watch. For many reasons. Here’s our Top 5 Teams to Watch from the past.
Football coaches all have a little ‘football junkie’ in us. That desire to watch a game with the DVR remote so we can go back and watch a play again. Or pull games from the past up to watch our favorite offense or defense from the past. Continue reading “Top 5 Football Teams to Watch with Ron Mckie | FBCP S05 Episode 11”
Do you flip the alignment of your front based on the defensive strength call? Here’s few reasons why you should…
Strength calls are always a big topic of conversation. How do you make the strength call for your defense? Why do you make the strength call? And how much should it affect your alignment? Continue reading “Should You Flip the Front With Your Defensive Strength Call? | QC Episode 173”
The Sunny Hills (Fullerton, CA) football team has really turned things around under Head Coach Pete Karavedas. They won 8 games in back to back seasons (‘17 and ‘18), 8 wins is the most wins the school has seen in 20 years! They also busted a 29 game losing streak, 6 years long, in their league! And, they were ranked in the very competitive Orange County Top 25 for the first time since 1998. Continue reading “CLP Episode 43 – Turning Around A Program The Old Fashioned Way”