Every football coaches needs his own coaching philosophy. Mine is short… Coach Simple, Play Fast, Win.
You hear it on every podcast: Coach Simple, Play Fast, Win. But what does that really mean? Continue reading “Coaching Philosophy: Coach Simple. Play Fast. Win. | FBCP S04 Episode 03”
How do you adjust your 4-2-5 Defense to defend unbalanced formations? There’s 5 ways to do it.
We always come back to the question about defending unbalanced formations. There’s no single answers because there can’t be just one answer! Continue reading “Defending Unbalanced Single Wing | QC Episode 144”
How can you take the burden off the Quarterback in the Air Raid System? What personnel do you need for the Air Raid Offense?
This week’s podcast topic we go back to a fantastic interview with Coach Longo – who is the new Offensive Coordinator at North Carolina. As I work through my questions we will cover all manners of topics such as who his biggest influencers are and how he can keep his entire playbook so simple that he installs in as little as two days. Continue reading “PSSO S4E27: Special Guest Phil Longo And Chasing Space In The Air Raid Offense”
It’s 3rd and 6 and you’ve broken out in a cold sweat. You look down at your play call sheet and find the ‘Passing’ box. You think to yourself, “Do I really have to throw the ball? Should I run Inside Zone instead?”
Your mouth is drier than a laundry mat’s busiest day.
The fans are screaming at you. The play clock is winding down. And you are like a deer caught in the headlights. Continue reading “TFP 069: Three Reasons to NOT RUN The Air Raid Offense”
What is the most important resource you will need to rely on when building your game plan? How do you set up a winning Call Sheet and know what plays to run in your opening play script?
This week’s podcast topic is on the A to Z of building an offensive game plan. If you have never seen one developed this way, you just might not believe the amount of work that goes into putting one together. Usually a team of coaches do it together in a few hours saving you, the offensive coordinator, an immense amount of time planning. Continue reading “PSSO S4E26: 5 Steps A Great Offensive Game Plan”
Defensive Line Key Reads are the most important skill for your big guys up front to learn. There’s more than one way to teach it.
No matter what defense you’re running, your Defensive Linemen must read keys to be successful. If they don’t, you’ll just be running up the field and getting kicked out at will. Continue reading “Coaching Defensive Line Key Reads | QC Episode 143”
The 3-4 Defense System can shut down your opponents next season with a simple approach to creating complexity.
JDFB 3-4 Defense System Alignments PDF
The 3-4 Defense has become increasingly popular because of the flexibility to defend everything from downhill rushing attacks to elaborate Spread Option and RPO offenses. In today’s episode we’re going to look and the 3-4 Defense System that is a part of JDFB Insider. Continue reading “Coaching the 3-4 Defense System | FBCP S04 Episode 02”
When you’ve got a small Defensive Line, how much stunting and twisting should you do?
When you’ve got a smaller Defensive Line, it’s tempting to do a lot of stunts and twists to try to make your guys ‘hard to find’. And it is a great way to use their quickness! Continue reading “How Much Defensive Line Stunts & Twists? | QC Episode 142”
Do you get frustrated during games because your opponent’s defense is locking you down? Do you wonder why you can’t run the ball when your opponent is sitting in a two-high shell? Is your quarterback unsure whether the defense is in man t0 man or zone?
Then you need to shout angry things at Coach Cody Alexander. Continue reading “TFP 068: Stopping the Spread with Coach Cody Alexander”