How to Play Cornerback in the 62 Multi 8 Youth Football Defense

This video reviews how to play cornerback in the 62 Multi 8 Youth Football Defense by Coach Parker. We go over how the CB position evolves over with age groups from a pure run support position to a run pass to pure pass position. I discuss man and zone coverages and the responsibilities for each;… Read More

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Defense – Blitz and Stunt Blitzkrieg

Another youth football coach and I were emailing each other recently about the Spin offense and he asked me about what defense I use for my Pee Wee football team.  I told him that we run a 6-2 Wide Defense as our base defense, and we have 20 different blitzes, stunts and adjustments packages.  The coach could… Read More

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Every Defense has a Weakness

I have been receiving many emails about youth football defenses.  And many of the emails ask about specific weaknesses of the 6-2 and 7 Diamond Defenses.  Like most things in life, one size does not fit all.  Every defense has a chink in its armour.  If the offense finds this weakness then you must adjust… Read More

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Blitzes for my 6-2 Wide Defense

I  just read an email on blitzing. I like to blitz, especially if I am the underdog and the other team has a ton of talent.  Blitzing will allow you to even the playing field.  But, if you live by the sword you can die by the sword.  If your offensive opponent guesses right while your… Read More

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Even Front Defensive Schemes for Youth Football

I finally finished my Defensive playbook for my 5th grade pee wee football team.  After reading and watching Dave Cisar’s Winning Football Series and Coach Reed’s Winning Youth Football book, I focused on the 6-2 Wide, 4-4 Stack and Gap 8 defensive schemes for my 2008 little league tackle team.  I am not going to… Read More

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Developing a Smothering Defense – DVD Review

I just finished Coach Dave Cisar’s Developing a Smothering DefenseDVD.  This is another DVD from Winning Youth Football’s Step by Step Plan Series.  This DVD focuses on the 6-2 Wide Tackle Defense and the Viper 4-4 Defense.    I ran a 6-2 defense last year and I found Coach Cisar’s DVD very helpful.  I will implement… Read More

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6-2 Defense for Youth Football

After being focused on offense the last two seasons and reading Football Principals and Play by David Nelson, I assigned myself the Defensive Coordinator role this season, so I would focus my efforts on Defense for my tackle pee wee football team.  Coach Nelson is right, if your opponent doesn’t score, you can’t lose.  And… Read More

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