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Desire in Sports the Ultimate Equalizer in Youth Football

Desire in sports or youth football is the great equalizer of talent. So few players have God’s gift and competing against those players is sometimes unimaginable to those less gifted. But, then a few are gifted with the drive of Desire and can overcome any shortcomings in talent. Match great talent with a competitive drive…

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Kick Return Blocking – Youth Football Special Teams

Our youth football special teams kick return blocking is not that great.  We did better this year by assigning players to block but we can do better.  We missed many blocks and one that hurt us in our final play off game last season.  After reading Coaching Offensive Linemen by Dave Christensen and James Peterson,…

Stripping the Football – Coaching Youth Football Defense

In 2006, an opposing team stripped the football from one of my backs and ran for a touchdown.  Our running back that had the ball stripped, became the leading football stripper on our youth football team.  Stripping the football is a powerful defensive tactic, especially in youth tackle football, because most youth running backs do…

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Easy Rule Blocking for Offensive Line Vocabulary for Youth Football Offenses

Many youth football coaches have heard GOD, GOO, MOMA, and GOL, but what do they mean?  They refer to blocking rules or youth football blocking calls.  Rule blocking for offensive line is an easy system with simple rule blocking for offensive line vocabulary for youth football players to learn blocking calls. These simple blocking calls and rules…

Deadly Spin Offense Youth Football #1 Reverse Left Play

Here’s another one of our Spin Offense youth football plays from my Arvada Pirate youth football playbook, the Spin Reverse Left.  This misdirection play is usually a huge gainer or TD for our youth football team.  It devastates opposing youth football defenses.  See the reverse play below in the play diagram. Spin Offense Youth Football Reverse…

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Dominating Offensive Line Play for Youth Football – DVD Review

Winning Youth Football’s Dominating Offensive Line Play for Youth Football DVD is packed with useful pee wee offensive line football information for the youth football coach. I am in the middle of redeveloping my offensive line schemes and calls and this was a refreshing “hands-on” knowledge transfer from a very successful youth football coach, Dave…

The Head Coach’s Son; Favoritism in Youth Football / Sports #1 Popular Parent Topic

I am sure many will argue that there is favoritism in youth football. I will agree too. After 30 seasons coaching youth football and other youth sports, there is a ton of favoritism. Daddy ball is alive and well, and in my analysis is why many youth football teams lose in our youth football league….