How do you get better pulls from your Guard in Power? How can you help receivers run better routes? It’s a 2 for 1!
The rare 2 for 1 question on JDFB Quick Clinic! Today’s questions are all about the Pistol Power Offense System and how you can get more by focusing on the details. Continue reading “Adjusting Power Guard Pull and Wide Receiver Footwork | QC Episode 183”
Many Youth Football Defenses are geared toward stopping the run. How do you adjust when teams spread you out?
OK this question goes all over the place. We’re talking about the 5-3 Defense against the Beast Formation. And against a Double Formation. There’s a lot happening here. Continue reading “Adjusting the 5-3 Defense to Spread Formations | QC Episode 182”
How do you shut down the best athlete on the field? There’s a few tricks you can use to minimize the damage.
High School Football has a big range of talent on the field. You’ve got guys who will never play a down of college football (and maybe shouldn’t have played any High School downs), against kids who are going to be in the NFL one day. The elite of elite athletes. Continue reading “Defending a Star Athlete | QC Episode 181”
Can you use the right blitz call to destroy a blocking scheme? Maybe. But you better be ready for the offense’s answer.
Is there a ‘right call’ for the defense to make in any given situation? Will calling that perfect blitz at the right time bring the offense to its knees? Continue reading “Attacking Blocking Schemes with Blitzes | QC Episode 180”
Injuries happen in football. It’s a part of our sport, or any sport. When a key player goes down during practice, how do you refocus your players to get back to work?
It’s a hard task. Kids are emotional and… well, kind of over dramatic sometimes. But when there’s a significant injury during practice, how do you get your guys to get that fire back? Continue reading “Staying Focused After Injuries | QC Episode 179”
Stacked receivers require some adjustments for your defense. Let’s take a look at zone and man tweaks for those stacks.
Offenses are always trying to use formations to break the defense. Get you in a position where you’re not as effective. Stacked receivers are one example. Continue reading “Defending Stacked Receivers | QC Episode 178”
What’s the most critical position on your defense? You need to invest your best coach on one specific group.
Are the force defenders the most important players on your defense? It seems like these are the guys that can really break your defense if they’re not getting the job done. Outside linebackers or safeties, whatever you call them – they’re critical. Continue reading “Most Important Position on Defense | QC Episode 177”
You want to go fast, but how do you get your Hurry Up Offense signals in from the sidelines? Here’s the easiest way.
Those signs on the sidelines with funny pictures are great. Unfortunately, many coaching staffs don’t have the man-power to run an operation like that. We want to go fast, but what’s the most efficient way to get the calls in? Continue reading “Hurry Up Offense Signals | QC Episode 176”
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”
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”