Pop Pass Drill – Youth Football Drills

The Pop Pass Youth Football Drill for Passing is one of my favorite football drills for younger players to learn how to catch and throw and most importantly work on your QB / Center exchanges.  Not only is the Pop Pass Drill, a great passing drill but it is also a great warm-up drill to start in pre-practice… Read More

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Running Back Gauntlet Drill- Youth Football Drills

The Running Back Gauntlet drill is one of my top youth football drills for teaching pee wee football players to hold on to the football. This drill is great to run early in the season to help find your running backs and also if one of your RBs starts to fumble the football. The purpose… Read More

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Open Field Combo Youth Football Tackling Drill

The Open Field Combo Youth Football Tackling Drill is one of my go to youth football tackling drills that I run each season to find out who are the best open field tacklers on the team. This youth football drills helps me narrow down my defensive linebackers and secondary corner backs and free safety. I… Read More

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Youth Football Drills Video – Squash Tackle Football

This is another free youth football drill video about the team competition drill; Squash Tackle Football.  My players love this drill.  Nine players are involved in this drill at one time.  It is a great drill to get everyone involved. This video link – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vTJbA9DTZdY For more free youth football coaching videos by Coach Parker go… Read More

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Tackle Football Baseball Youth Football Drill

Here is another free youth football coaching video on my version of the Team Tackle Football Baseball drill for youth football players.  My team this season absolutely loved this team competition drill.  This was our most requested drill to run in practice.  I’ve seen this drill run by other coaches over the last 10 years… Read More

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Team Big Oklahoma Drill – Youth Football Drills

This video explains the Team Big Oklahoma drill that I run at my youth football practices.  My youth football team loves this drill because of the team competition and it is like running half line.  I added a point system to the original Big Ok Drill and the boys want to run this drill all… Read More

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Texas Swing; Sweep, Blocking Tackling Youth Football Drill

I’ve been playing and coaching football for a very long time now. Plus I read a ton of football coaching books so I am not easily surprised by a new drill.  I was pleasantly surprised Monday night when one of my assistant coaches, Garvin Fouts, set up the Swing Drill.  He and his former team,… Read More

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Pull Blocking Pod Youth Football Drill Station

After watching a few offensive DVDs the over the summer and coaching pulling drills over the years, I tweaked my pull blocking drills into my Pull Blocking Pod Youth Football Drill Station.  I also added blocks for the Split End, Tail Back and the Full Back so we can get everyone involved in the blocking… Read More

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Fall Football Summer Workouts – Tabata – High Intensity Interval Training

Last week I started Summer workouts for my son and a few of my youth football  players (9-11 years old) from the last 3 seasons.   I wrote last year about Tabata workouts which are High Intensity Interval Training sessions and Plyometric  (jump training) exercises.  This year I have combined the two workout strategies into… Read More

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Why Bear Bryant might not have liked Pop Warners new concussion rules – CSMonitor.com

I know that I have tried to limit hitting drills within our practices. I tell our players to save it up for the games. In recent years, the National Football League has taken a strong stand against head-on-head hits in games, significantly ramping up punishments for offenders. Pop Warner has similar rules on the books.… Read More

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