Defense is played Flat Down the Line. What does that even mean!?
Football is a weird game. There’s tons of terminology, and none of it is universal. So to a coach just starting out, it can be a very confusing world. Continue reading “Play Defense at the Line of Scrimmage | QC Episode 208”
Time for the definitive answer of 4-3 Defense or 4-2-5 Defense… which one is better? It’s the Battle of the 40 Fronts.
What’s the right defense for your team? There’s no single defense that is BETTER than any other front – that’s not what we’re here to figure out. Continue reading “4-3 Defense vs. 4-2-5 Defense | FBCP S06 Episode 22”
It’s another dive into the Twitter Mailbag! We’re talking about Scout Team and off-season coaching preparation.
The Mailbag episodes have become a tradition. Not because they need to happen a lot. More because these are questions I never thought we could do a full episode on – then find out we could’ve done a full episode on half of them. Or more. Continue reading “Another Mailbag Episode | QC Episode 207”
Defending Bunch Formations and other condensed looks can put a lot of stress on your defense. Here’s how to balance it out.
Bunch formations are a great way to stress a defense by creating a condensed look for the defense. This week’s JDFB Quick Clinic question is about how you can shut ‘em down. Continue reading “Defending Bunch Formations | QC Episode 206”
How the Wing T Puts Defenders In Conflict and Calling Plays Off If-Then Statements
The Wing-T offense has withstood the test of time. It is not just a formation or a collection of plays. It is a system that uses Look-A-Like backfield actions and blocking techniques to put defenders in conflict. When run correctly, the defense is never right because the Wing-T uses the defender’s techniques against them. Continue reading “All Access Coaching Podcast S01E13 How the Wing T Puts Defenders in Conflict”
Get the full plan for your 4-3 Defense Install Schedule. It only takes 5 practices to get this done.
During Season 6 of The Football Coaching Podcast, we’ve been going through the pieces of the 4-3 Defense System. Now it’s time to actually install your 4-3 Defense with your players. Continue reading “4-3 Defense Install Schedule | FBCP S06 Episode 21”
You finally got the big promotion. Your first coordinator gig. How do you prepare old coaches for the new changes?
You can’t teach an old dog new tricks. That’s the saying. And if that’s true about the old dogs on your coaching staff, you might be in for a long season. Continue reading “Coaching Your Coaches | QC Episode 205”
What happens when the opponent you are facing doesn’t have any film?
Do you forfeit the game and take the L?
Do you scream and cuss the coach out on the 50 yard line? Continue reading “TFP 147: Play Calling When You Have Game Film”