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American Football Monthly Magazine – Nov / Dec

I received my December American Football Monthly magazine just the other day and I must agree with the cover story, “The Tackling Crisis: Why Proper Tackling Has Deteriorated,” that tackling at all levels of football is terrible.  According to AFM research 78% of surveyed coaches believe tackling has gotten worse over the last decade.  I hate…

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American Football Monthly – Oct 2008 Issue

I just received my October 2008 issue of American Football Monthly.  The publisher said that Hurricane Ike destroyed their printer’s building and had to find another printer.  Top articles in the October 2008 issue of AFM magazine: Washington Linebacker Drills Nickel Package Matching Speed to Speed Revamping the Wing T Stretching the Field with Your…

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American Football Monthly Aug 08 Issue

I just read through the August 08 issue of American Football Monthly magazine  the number 1 resource for football coaches.  Here’s a list of the key football articles: 5 Methods to Use Predicting Offensive Coordinator Calls Developing The Zone Scheme Using Man Blocking Principles The Winning Edge: Preparing Your Linemen for Game Day UConns’ Play…

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May issue AFM

I just received the May 2008 issue of American Football Monthly.  Now that I am married and pushing 50, its like getting the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue every month.  Well, maybe not.  Mike Kuchar’sarticle on Developing Deception with the Spread Option is also a very good article.  I run a Toss / Spin offense…