Dragon Formation Plays – Youth Football Spread Plays

Here are a few game highlight videos of Dragon formation plays from a few seasons ago.  These are easy youth football spread plays.  You can run them under center or in shotgun.  You can also put your backside WB or WR in motion.  Enjoy the plays. Here are some Dragon formation diagrams. Let me know… Read More

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Youth Football Playbook Sale

Now is a great time to buy any of my youth football playbooks on sale over at CoachParker.org playbook store.  I have reduced pricing on all my books and bundles for this Christmas week and the off-season. Plus I have added surprise upsells during checkout so you can save even more.  The Beast Offense On… Read More

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Favoritism in Youth Football / Sports Podcast

In this first episode of Coaching Youth Football Tips & Talk, Coach Parker discusses Favoritism in Youth Football / Sports.             You can also head over to my Podcast Library at http://coachparker.libsyn.com/website Other Posts on Favoritism https://coachparker.org/2009/08/25/favoritism-in-youth-sports/ https://coachparker.org/2008/05/23/the-head-coachs-son-favoritism/ https://coachparker.org/2008/05/08/minimum-play-players-favoritism-parents/ https://coachparker.org/2014/09/17/how-to-become-the-coachs-favorite/ https://coachparker.org/2012/06/17/coaching-your-own-child-in-youth-sports/ https://coachparker.org/2011/08/16/so-your-child-is-not-a-starter-oh-no/ https://coachparker.org/2017/06/20/coaching-youth-football-to-lose-and-why/

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Youth Football Players Talent vs Coaching in Youth Football

This is the age old argument; Talent vs Coaching.  I just read USA Football’s article In high school football, does good coaching trump talent?  by Stephen Spiewak which got me thinking about talented players in pee wee youth football ages 6 to 12.  How much does talented skills players mean to a youth football team?  Well, a ton. … Read More

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Tackle Wheel Yoga Ball Tackling Circuit – Youth Football Drill

When the tackle wheels / tackle rings came out I knew I had to have one.  But they were about double / triple what I wanted to pay for one, especially since I am just a youth football coach.  My wife is already on me for buying just about everything else, although equipment under $100… Read More

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What does on time mean for Youth Football Games and Practices?

As a youth football coach with over 20 plus pee wee football tackle seasons one of my biggest frustrations is players and parents late, especially to games.  Don’t get me started on late to playoff games or Super Bowls.  A recent USA Football article, Always plan to be 15 minutes early’ is true for players and… Read More

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Staying low while tackling in pee wee football

A friend of mine called me last night.  He said his 12U team is not tackling low.  They are tackling pretty good but some are having trouble breaking down and staying low to make tackles.  We talked about not all tackles will be low since they might be open field pursuit tackles when a player… Read More

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100 Names for Linebackers on a Youth Football Defense

I guess I was a little bored today and started looking at linebacker position names like Mike, Sam and Will.  We’ve all heard of these names for LBs but I decided to dig a little deeper and see what other names have been used over the last 100 years of football.  I made up a… Read More

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Beast Offense Plays – The Base 8 – Best Beast Plays

Here are my Beast Offense Base 8 Plays from my Power Wing Beast Offense Playbook for Youth Football. ages 5-12.  The Base 8 plays are my best Beast Offense plays.  These 8 Beast formation plays should be part of any Beast Offense playbook for pee wee football players.  These 8 power plays have been part… Read More

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Coaching Youth Football to Lose and Why?

Over the last 10 years, I have coached three different youth football teams through the 7U to 12U age divisions.  During those many Spring and Fall football tackle seasons, our teams consistently beat a few teams that we played each season as our team aged.  I always think about why our Teams won versus other… Read More

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