Offense

We Can’t Run the Outside Sweep

So after your first tackle youth football scrimmages or games you realize you can’t run the outside sweep play.  That happens many times in youth football.  The team with speed can run the sweep and stop the sweep.  If your team is a slower team in your league then you probably aren’t going to be…

Offense

Spin Offense Spin Back QB Footwork

I found a video on youtube of a single wing spinner series of footwork for the spinner back.  The footwork in the video is very similar to what we use for our QBs in the Spin.  We take a shorter first step toward the line.  We rep the plays on air at least 30 minutes…

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Youth Football Blocking Tips – 10 for Youth Football Offensive Lineman

The Youth Football Blocking Tips 10 for Youth Football Offensive Lineman is an older youth football coaching blof post when I first starting writing Coaching Youth Football Tips, Talk, Plays and Playbook blog at CoachParker.org. (Updates 8/27/2020) I cannot stress the importance of coaching youth football offensive lineman to block. Too many youth football coaches…

Offense

Dead Ball Snap or West Virginia Snap

I read a few weeks ago on the Spin Channel about an end over end shotgun snap.  Brad Scott from the Spin Channel calls it the West Virginia snapping technique.  And, in Jan 2009 AFM issue Schutt Football is running an advertisement editorial called, The Little Things, and Bill Powers, Head Coach, Jupiter High School in Florida…

Offense

Spin FB Gut Cut Back Play

One of the base Spin plays to keep the defense honest is the Spin FB Gut Cut Back.  After running the Spin Sweep, Reverse and Counters, the defense is likely to shift wide and open up the middle.  This is when I like to run the Spin FB Gut.  Spin Offense – Fullback Gut Cut…

Offense

Proper Way to Catch the Football – Video

This is an excellent video by Former NFL Player Del Rodgers showing high school football players how to properly catch the ball.   Now I know why I dropped so many passes coming out of the backfield in high school football.   I will be teaching all my pee wee football running backs to cradle the ball!