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Thoughts on Choosing Youth Football Offensive Lineman Positions 7

A reader posted a comment a few weeks back asking; “What’s the best way to devise an o-line depth chart for the offensive lineman positions? How do you decide who plays guard or tackle?” These are two great questions and there are many strategies to develop an offensive line. Let me offer my thoughts in…

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Hex Youth Football Blocking Drills Video Youth Football Drill

I did add the Hex Youth Football Blocking Drills to my daily offensive line practices. It is a great youth football blocking drills that teaches little league offensive lineman to quickly get off out of their stance and attack the defender. The HEX blocking box drill makes my pee wee o-line better at core blocking…

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Portable Blocking Sled – Gilman King Crab Sled

We introduced the Gilman King Crab Sled at our 7-9 year old practice this week and the response was great.  The kids loved the new piece of equipment to use and the challenge to push it around the field.  I let another coach use the King Crab Sled at our Tuesday practice and he thought…

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Blocking Offensive Line Calls Youth Football – 7 to 12U

I’ve been helping a couple of  Ft Worth area youth football teams this season with their offensive line coaching.  We’ve installed Rule Blocking and a few blocking calls so the boys can adjust at the line of scrimmage.  If you would like to research more about blocking Calls, read Radar Blocking.  For us at the 7-11…

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Youth Football Blocking Tips – 10 for Youth Football Offensive Lineman

The Youth Football Blocking Tips 10 for Youth Football Offensive Lineman is an older youth football coaching blof post when I first starting writing Coaching Youth Football Tips, Talk, Plays and Playbook blog at CoachParker.org. (Updates 8/27/2020) I cannot stress the importance of coaching youth football offensive lineman to block. Too many youth football coaches…

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Zone Blocking Youth Football Presentation – Great Info

I just found this great presentation on Outisde Zone Blocking youth football teams that I wanted to share before I forgot. You can download the pdf the Mahonz Outside Zone Blocking Youth Football presentation here and or more Zone blocking info over at DumCoach. This was at Gregory Double Wing back in 2009 but link…

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Youth Football Best Oline Blocks Blocking Drills Videos – 3

This is a great video from Tennessee’s Coach Fulmer describing and demonstrating several blocks used by the offensive line.  I especially like the down block and the reverse block or crab block.  We use the crab block quite a bit in our youth football blocking scheme to fill holes, especially in the A Gaps.  Enjoy…

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Kick Return Blocking – Youth Football Special Teams

Our youth football special teams kick return blocking is not that great.  We did better this year by assigning players to block but we can do better.  We missed many blocks and one that hurt us in our final play off game last season.  After reading Coaching Offensive Linemen by Dave Christensen and James Peterson,…