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Football Books – Belichick Collection 1

A year or two ago, I read an article in SI  about the Belichick Collection of great football books in the U.S. Naval Academy’s football building’s lounge.  Football books from the 1891 to present.  Belichick’s dad was a coach at the Naval Academy and Bill Belichick was raised on Navy football. He used to play catch…

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The Perfect Pass – Air Raid Offense- Book Review

I just finished reading S.C. Gwynne’s; The Perfect Pass; An American Genius and the Reinvention of Football.  The Perfect Pass is a brief history of football’s passing game and the development of the Air Raid Offense by it’s iconoclast alchemist Coach Hal Mumme. ESPN called Mumme one of the most influential football coaches in the last quarter…

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Swing Your Sword – Football Book Review

I just finished Coach Mike Leach’s Book, Swing Your Sword: Leading the Charge in Football and Life.  What a great book. I’ve recently read autobiographies and books from some of the greatest football coaches; Vince Lombardi, Tom Landry, Bill Walsh, Bear Bryant, John McKay, Paul Brown, and George Allen.  Coach Leach’s book ranks up there…

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Burst Speed Football Camp

For the last several years, I have been playing with the  idea of developing a Burst Speed Football Camp for summer off-season conditioning camp.  A few weeks ago I bought a great book Progressive Plyometrics for Kids by Chu, Faigenbaum and Falkel that gave me some good ideas. Here’s a draft agenda for the Burst Speed Football…