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”
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”