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Offensive Lineman Practice Plan – The One Pager

Today I’ve got a great video post about coaching youth football offensive linemen and my Offensive Lineman Practice Plan – The One Pager. I’ve been working on the O-line practice plan video idea for a while. A friend of mine needed a some ideas about how to coach linemen so I put together a detailed…

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Youth Football Blocking Schemes – 6 Basic Calls

What are your youth football blocking schemes and blocking calls. I mainly use around 6 basic calls for my youth offensive lineman. Remember to coach up your offensive lineman. Please do not let them stand around for two hours while they watch your staff coach the skill players. Blocking will help you win more games….

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Are you blocking and tackling during youth football practice?

I am not sure why, but this season my brain keeps saying to me, “football is just blocking and tackling.”  Yes, I know this comes from Lombardi… Some people try to find things in this game that don’t exist but football is only two things ; blocking and tackling. – Vince Lombardi In past seasons, I’ve…

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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….

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Hands are your Weapons in Youth Football Blocking

Many youth football offensive line coaches are still teaching shoulder blocks to their pee wee football players.  After watching a COOL clinic DVD on blocking by an NFL line coach several years ago, I was sold on using hands and leverage in youth football blocking, especially focusing on punch blocking with thumbs up and then…