What’s the best football defense for your team to run? There is no ‘right’ defense, but there’s a right one for you.
Wasn’t planning to do this show, but it’s a good time for it. If your defense wasn’t ‘lights out’ last season, or if you’re just moving into coaching or rising to a coordinator position, you’re probably looking for that ‘right’ football defense. Continue reading “Choose the Best Football Defense for Your Team | FBCP S06 Episode 03”
Once upon a time, the I-Formation Offense was dominating the High School football world. And it’s not dead yet.
When I started coaching way back when, we were lining up in the I-Formation Offense. Running the toss sweep, Iso, and trap. And it was a pretty good offense. Continue reading “The I-Formation Offense is Not Dead | FBCP S06 Episode 02”
The Miami 4-3 Defense was the foundation of my understanding of defensive football. And it’s still a great System.
The Miami 4-3 Defense is where it all started for me. Not the first defense I ever ran, but the first time I really understood how a defense works. Continue reading “Coaching the 4-3 Defense | FBCP S06 Episode 01”
Nearly every High School Football Team is using Hudl for game film. Are you getting the most out of it?
How much has Hudl changed the world of High School Football coaches? If you were around going back to the VHS days, you know that it’s been an amazing innovation in our lives. Continue reading “5 Ways to Get More Out of Hudl | FBCP S06 Episode 00”
It’s never a good idea to make huge changes for your football team in the middle of the season. Not if you’re a Coach Simple, Play Fast, Win coach. It’ll just slow your kids down. Continue reading “10 In-Season Adjustments That Actually Make Your Football Team Better | FBCP S05 Episode 21”
It’s Game Day! Here’s the full plan, from the end of school to the opening kick, to get your team ready to win.
Coaches are always looking for an edge. Or a solution to a problem (that’s what coaches do!). And the problem of starting slow, or starting fast, on football game day can be that edge. Continue reading “Game Day Itinerary | FBCP S05 Episode 20”
Get your 33 Defense Zone Blitz package ready to attack… in the right ways. There’s no guessing here.
The 33 Stack Defensive System offers so much versatility… but you need to know how to use it. That freedom can be a blessing and a curse. Continue reading “33 Stack Defense Zone Blitz Package | FBCP S05 Episode 19”
Perfect Thursday, the last practice plan you run before Game Day. Here’s the step by step guide to get your players ready.
Perfect Thursday has been a long tradition in football coaching. But every program seems to approach it differently. This is the practice plan for perfect Thursday that has worked best in my experience. Continue reading “Thursday Perfect Practice Plan | FBCP S05 Episode 18”
If your Quarterback fakes can freeze the defense, your offense has the advantage on every snap. Here’s how to make it happen.
Coach Dan Gonzalez has been working with Quarterbacks and the passing game for a long time. He’s a true expert on the subject. So I asked him to get on the phone and talk Quarterback ball handling for this week’s Football Coaching Podcast. Continue reading “Coaching Quarterback Fakes with Dan Gonzalez | FBCP S05 Episode 17”
The 33 Stack Defense is one of my favorites. Fast. Aggressive. Attacking. Simple. The Stacks are a big part of that.
The 3-5-3 Defense, Georgia Military style, was the first defense I ever installed on my own. I’ve loved it ever since. Even when running other fronts as a base, the 3-3-5 Defense (or 5-3, or any combination of letters and numbers you want) has always been available as a change-up in our package. Continue reading “Stacks in the 33 Stack Defense| FBCP S05 Episode 16”