Defense

Coaching Team Defense in Youth Football

I just finished reading Coach Fritz Shurmur’s outstanding book Coaching Team Defense .  This is a must read for any defensive coach.  It’s a 100 pages of pure defensive gold.  I read it one afternoon and cannot stop thinking about the book.  Here are some top points out of the book. #1 Objective for Defense is to…

Defense

Tackle Progression Model promotes fundamentals and player safety | USA Football

I’ve been taking the USA Football’s certification class.  Youth Football Coaches can join for $25 and take the certification class.  I came across this article/video today on tackling.  This is very well produced.  I will be using this tackling progression technique this week in practice, especially with my rookie youth players. USA Football, the sport’s…