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”
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”
Are some coaches just afraid to coach anyone but the most talented players? Here’s what I think…
If you coach for a while, you’ll notice this guy. Especially now that you know to look out for him. Continue reading “Are These Coaches AFRAID to Coach? | QC Episode 172”
Do you need to print your football playbooks for your players to study? Here’s why you shouldn’t do it…
The football playbook is something we’ve all been obsessed with for years. We draw them up, download them off the internet, and study every one we can get our hands on. Continue reading “Why You Should Not Print Your Playbooks! | QC Episode 171”
How do you teach your 3-4 Defense slanting Defensive Linemen to handle a down block? Or a Double Team?
One of the biggest problems you’ll run into with slanting defensive linemen, is getting washed when you slant the direction they want to take you. Down blocks and zone blocks can be a special problem for 3-4 defense slanting linemen. Continue reading “3-4 Defense Slant Technique for Down Blocks & Double Teams | QC Episode 170”
The Strong Safety is a Hybrid Defender in the 4-2-5 Defense. How do you adjust your coaching to get him ready?
The Strong Safety in your 4-2-5 Defense may need to wear a lot of hats, depending on the coverage package you choose. Continue reading “Coaching the Strong Safety in the 4-2-5 Defense | QC Episode 169”
You want to win. You want your players to be successful. You’re just not sure if the people who hired you want the same thing.
There’s no substitute for a supportive administration. You’re going to love going to work every day when you have one. And it’s going to be a struggle to be successful (and sane) when you don’t. Continue reading “Dealing with a Lack of Support | QC Episode 168”
Sick of watching that guy fly around the edge of your defense? Here’s how to defend Jet Sweep with your 3-4 Defense.
Defending outside run plays all comes down to the umbrella. You’ve got to figure out where the breakdown is. Continue reading “How to Defend Jet Sweep | QC Episode 167”
You’re heading into the season with almost no returning starters. And a ton of youth. Here’s how to approach the season…
Sometimes just reload… but this season, you are definitely in a rebuild.
Good news and bad news, coach. Continue reading “Coaching Inexperienced Players | QC Episode 166”