The Mental Game of Football

Since my son is playing baseball this year, I visited John Reed’s site the other day to read a few of his baseball articles and order his baseball book.  Coach Reed’s football books and articles are great, and I wanted to see what he had to say about baseball.   I read through his baseball articles and… Read More

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Football Book Review – Complete Guide to Special Teams

Last night, I read American Football Coaches Association’s Complete Guide to Special Teams.  This is an excellent 250 page book on Special Teams tactics, drills and techniques written by some of the best Special Teams coaches in football and edited by Coach Bill Mallory and Coach Don Nehlen.  Some of the tactics outlined in the book… Read More

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Developing a Smothering Defense – DVD Review

I just finished Coach Dave Cisar’s Developing a Smothering DefenseDVD.  This is another DVD from Winning Youth Football’s Step by Step Plan Series.  This DVD focuses on the 6-2 Wide Tackle Defense and the Viper 4-4 Defense.    I ran a 6-2 defense last year and I found Coach Cisar’s DVD very helpful.  I will implement… Read More

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Book Review – Winning Youth Football a Step by Step Plan

I just finished re-reading Coach Dave Cisar’s Winning Youth Football A Step by Step Plan.  It is a very good football coaching book and one that I highly recommend to rookie and experienced pee wee football coaches.  The book is also endorsed by Tom Osborne, not too bad for a youth football book.   I rate… Read More

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Winning Youth Football – A Step by Step Plan – Book / DVDs

Last night, I received my, Winning Youth Football – A Step by Step Plan, book and DVDs by Dave Cisar at http://www.winningyouthfootball.com.  My set includes the book, and three DVDs; Dominating Offensive Line Play, Developing a Smothering Defense and 2007 Season Full Games.  After reading half the book and watching parts of the DVDs, my initial… Read More

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Football Principles and Play – Books

I recently bought four out of print football books: 1) Radar Blocking by Leo Hand published in 1985 2) Football Principles and Play by David M Nelson published in 1962 3) Sports Illustrated Book of Football published in 1960 4) Defensive Football by Louis R. Oshins published in 1949 The latter book by Oshins is… Read More

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