Football Coaching Books – Belichick Collection 2

This is the 2nd post in the Belichick Collection of football coaching books.  The Naval Academy was kind of enough to send me the list of his football books in the collection on campus.  Coach B’s dad coached for the Academy so they were lucky enough to house his collection of some of the best… Read More

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Football Books – Belichick Collection 1

A year or two ago, I read an article in SI  about the Belichick Collection of great football books in the U.S. Naval Academy’s football building’s lounge.  Football books from the 1891 to present.  Belichick’s dad was a coach at the Naval Academy and Bill Belichick was raised on Navy football. He used to play catch… Read More

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Youth Football Coach’s Reading List

It’s almost a new year, 2012.  Can you believe it?  No, me either. If you are like me, you are starting to think about your next youth football season and developing your plans. Since we play Spring ball here in Keller, TX, we’ve already had a few coaches meetings .  What did we do right,… Read More

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Swing Your Sword – Football Book Review

I just finished Coach Mike Leach’s Book, Swing Your Sword: Leading the Charge in Football and Life.  What a great book. I’ve recently read autobiographies and books from some of the greatest football coaches; Vince Lombardi, Tom Landry, Bill Walsh, Bear Bryant, John McKay, Paul Brown, and George Allen.  Coach Leach’s book ranks up there… Read More

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A Football Coach’s Playbook for Coaching Youth Football

I spent the 4th of July weekend, thinking of a name for a youth football coaching book.  I am thinking about writing a youth football coaching book, and I came up with the above title thanks to my good friend Brad Sigman.  What do you guys think?  And here’s the first paragraph from Chapter One… Read More

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Tackling Types – Defense Coaching Youth Football

I am reading Coach George Allen’s Handbook of Winning Football.  Coach George Allen was one of the winningest NFL coaches on the Rams and Redskins in the 60′ and 70’s.  I watched his teams many times give my home team Dallas Cowboys fits on Thanksgiving. I was surprised this morning reading Coach Allen’s defensive line chapter and… Read More

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Football Book Reviews

I’ve been reading a few football books over the last few weeks.  Here are a few reviews on my other youth football blog, http://coachingyouthfootballtips.com   http://www.youthfootballcoachingtips.com/2010/10/complete-guide-to-installing-44-split.html http://www.youthfootballcoachingtips.com/2010/10/vince-lombardi-on-football.html http://www.youthfootballcoachingtips.com/2010/10/complete-book-of-drills-for-winning.html http://www.youthfootballcoachingtips.com/2010/10/play-football-nfl-way-by-tom-bass.html http://www.youthfootballcoachingtips.com/2010/10/coaching-footballs-46-defense-book-by.html What football coaching book s have you been reading lately?  Let me know in the comments section. F6URB2H2TMCQ

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The Mental Game of Football

Since my son is playing baseball this year, I visited John Reed’s site the other day to read a few of his baseball articles and order his baseball book.  Coach Reed’s football books and articles are great, and I wanted to see what he had to say about baseball.   I read through his baseball articles and… Read More

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Blocking Schemes, What to do?

I have been working on blocking schemes for my 5th grade team for the last 2 months.  We had a great season last year averaging close to 40 points a game running a version of the new Spin offense, but our pass blocking and interior line blocking was terrible.  After reading Reed’s site and searching… Read More

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