Coaches can learn a lot from tagging your game film in Hudl. You can also waste a lot of time.
Hudl and other video analysis tools are a powerful tool for football coaches. Not only can you can quickly share film with your next opponent, your entire staff and all of your players. But you can get a ton of data when you tag your film properly. Continue reading “What to Tag in Hudl | QC Episode 219”
Can you still spill the football with slow linebackers? Find out why teaching run fits isn’t about your players’ talents.
This week’s question for the JDFB Quick Clinic is about the spill technique in the Miami 4-3 Defense, but it’s about more than that. This is about the importance of consistent teaching. Continue reading “Run Fits Without Speed | QC Episode 218”
Long Stick Technique is used by Defensive Ends in zone blitzes like the America’s Fire Zone. Find out how to coach it.
If you want to run zone blitzes, you need to commit the time to execute. America’s Fire Zone is a great zone blitz, one of the most popular overloads you can run. But you can get yourself in trouble in a hurry. Continue reading “Coaching Long Stick Technique for Zone Blitz | QC Episode 217”
What’s the best key to read for Linebackers in the 33 Stack Defense? Don’t make it hard.
Lots of coaches have tried lots of different reads for linebackers over time. We’re all looking for that perfect answer so that no matter what happens, we can tell our linebackers that if they just read their key they’ll always be right. Continue reading “33 Stack Linebacker Reads | QC Episode 216”
Never underestimate a good mailbag episode. We hit on some important topics that you need to hear.
This is the final mailbag episode for a while, since we’ve caught up to 2020 finally! And there’s a few good ones in here. Even if we touch on them a lot. Continue reading “Winning Culture, 4-2-5 vs 4-3 Defense (Mailbag!) | QC Episode 215”
What do you do when you’ve got a dangerous running Quarterback, but your offense isn’t geared to him? You adjust.
Any Offensive System that is worth its salt is able to utilize the best athletes on the field. If that’s not the case, you don’t have a System. Because you’re going to have to completely change the offense for a special athlete one day. Continue reading “Quarterbacks in the Run Game | QC Episode 214”
The Iso Run Play is a classic downhill run play. But how can you make it safe in the modern game of football?
This was a great question from a listener in response to an email I sent out last week. Like many of you, I’ve been watching a lot of old football… because there’s no new football. Continue reading “Iso Run Play Blocking | QC Episode 213”
What’s the ideal personnel for your 4-3 Defense Linebackers? Find out where to put your studs so you’re ready to dominate.
The Miami 4-3 Defense has been around since the early 1980s. One of it’s most impressive qualities is the versatility in adapting to the evolution of offensive football over the last 4 decades. Continue reading “Linebacker Personnel in the 4-3 Defense | QC Episode 212”
No one knows when or if the 2020 High School Football Season will start. But we need to be prepared.
I’ve heard this question a lot – so today’s episode is not a response to one particular question. It’s a response to a lot of questions from a lot of places, and related to the pandemic that is affecting all of our lives right now. Continue reading “How Long to Get Ready for the Season? | QC Episode 211”
Now these are some good questions. Time to get back in a different sort of mailbag.
Usually when we do a mailbag show, it’s just a huge collection of stuff that wasn’t enough for a full episode from my Twitter DM’s. Not this time.
This time it’s 4 questions from an email I sent out, hitting a little bit of everything. Here’s the topics… Continue reading “Safety Reads, Empty Formations & More Mailbag | QC Episode 210”