How do you defend Unbalanced Formations? What coverage do you run in 7 on 7? Can I change my defense?
Time to get caught up on some mailbag questions. None of the questions for today was long enough for its own episode. But every one is important.
Today’s mailbag questions involve defending unbalanced formations into the boundary, 7 on 7 coverages, and when to change your defense!
Continue reading “QC 118 Three Questions on the 4-2-5 Defense”
Are you wanting to get rid of the passing game? Do you have nothing but STUDS at the running back position? Want to make defenses drop to their knees and beg for mercy?
Then you will love this episode of Talking Football with Coach McKie. Because we are talking with Coach Brett Dudley on 21 personnel, power running scheme.
If you want to run the ball well then this is an episode you don’t want to miss. Continue reading “TFP 052: Transforming Your Spread Offense Into a Power Run Offense with Coach Brett Dudley”
You don’t have to create an entire RPO Playbook. It’s easy to incorporate RPO’s into the offensive system you’re running right now.
Run-Pass Options (RPOs) are the hot topic for offensive football coaches across the country over the last few seasons. The schemes have made their way down from the College level down to the High School ranks in a hurry.
Many coaches have been abandoning what they’ve always done in favor of more modern, “exciting” offensive schemes. The purpose of this episode is to show that you do not need to do that. You can use your existing offensive playbook and add RPOs into the mix, without sacrificing all you’ve done in the past. Continue reading “FBCP S02E21 Running RPOs In Your Current Offensive Playbook”
I love the Spring – birds are out, sun is hanging in the sky, and I get to do football again.
And the Spring is for making mistakes. Which I did a lot of this spring. That’s why I’m going to talk about the Top Three Things I Learned From Spring Practice on this episode of Talking Football with Coach McKie Continue reading “TFP 051: Three Things I’ve Learned During Spring Practice”
How do you get your defensive play calls in for Youth Football? If your playbook is simple, it doesn’t take much.
At the youth level, it’s all about getting your players to enjoy the game and play with great fundamentals. Focus on that.
Scheme won’t win you nearly as many games as great execution will. That’s true at every level.
On this week’s episode of the JDFB Quick Clinic, I’ll answer an email question about how to make your play calls for Youth Football Defense. It comes down to one thing: Keep It Simple! Continue reading “QC 117 Play Calling for Youth Football Defense”
How should you attack the 425 Defense? Find out multiple strategies that work with Pistol I and Trips Formations
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The 425 is one of the hottest defenses out there right now. It’s simple, effective and keeps defenses in that 4 man front so many Defensive Coordinators love to show. But what’s the best way to attack it offensively? Every defense has a weakness. What is the 425’s? Continue reading “PSSO S4E02 How to Attack the 425 with Pistol I and Trips Formation”
How do you Coach Simple so your players can Play Fast? Triggers are the answer to your problem.
Triggers are a stimulus, or event, that happens on the field that tell your player to initiate a response, or reaction. For every action on the field, there is a reaction by your player. (but this is not physics and we do not want the response to be equal!)
In this episode of The Football Coaching Podcast, we’ll be looking at triggers for every offensive and defensive position. Plus, how you can use triggers to simplify your teaching and get your players to react faster. Continue reading “FBCP S02E20 Coaching with Triggers”
You’ve got to develop your JV Team to have continued success on Varsity. How do you make sure they’re getting better and having fun?
Junior Varsity coaches can be in a tough spot. You want to keep the enthusiasm of your players high. Make them love the game of football.
You also need to win games. And prioritize development of those players who are going to contribute to Varsity in the near future.
On this week’s JDFB Quick Clinic, we’ll look at the role of the JV Coach. And how to best accomplish those goals. Continue reading “QC 116 How to Develop Your JV Team”
Do you love the Air Raid offense? Do you want to know how fantastic the One Back Clinic is? Want to know what Coach Hal Mumme is doing at Jackson State to stay ahead of the curve?
Then this episode of Talking Football with Coach McKie is for you. We are talking with Coach Austin James Smith, the quarterback coach of Jackson State and the director of the fantastic, life-changing One Back Clinic. Continue reading “TFP 050: MASTERING the Air Raid Offense with Coach Austin James Smith”
Why you need constraints with your Bubble Screen Package. How to know which defensive looks you should never be throwing a Bubble Screen against.
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Every good spread offense has a screen package that gets the ball outside, but few teams really maximize the potential of this screen package with the right constraints. You need to have something to throw if the Linebackers cheat and something to throw if the Safeties or Corners cheat. When you do, then you score fast and also teach defenses not to cheat, which only makes your screen package better. Continue reading “PSSO S4E01 Why you need constraints and when to run them with your Bubble Screen Package”