Special Teams | Youth Coaching

Complete Guide to Kicking DVD from KickingWorld Coach Brent Grablachoff

About two years ago KickingWorld’s Coach Brent Grablachoff  sent me his kicking book  which I really enjoyed, and now he’s out done himself with his new kicking DVD, the Complete Guide to Kicking.  If your kicker needs to get better at kickoffs or field goals this DVD is for them.  Or maybe you are a…

Book Reviews | Special Teams

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…

Blocking | Special Teams

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,…

Special Teams

Kick Off Coverage

Close games are won by field position and the kicking game.  On a Kick Off you can influence the field position by a great kick and coverage or recovering a fumble.  I particularly like the latter.  The key to special teams and the kick off is practice, practice, and more practice of special teams.   The most successful special…

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Coaching Youth Football Special Teams to be #1 The Best

Coaching youth football special teams might be more important than coaching your running backs. I have seem so many youth football games lost by poor pee wee special teams play that I have lost count. Make sure to focus and make Special Teams a priority with your youth football coaching staff. Updated 2/2/2021 – Coaching…