Coach Parker’s Youth Football Drills eBook $9.99

I just finished my Youth Football Drills eBook. It has 40 of my favorite and most used youth football drills. The ebook is 54 color pages long in a PDF format which is very easy to print on your home printer. Many of the drills are from my YouTube video drill series. The eBook drill… Read More

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Everyday Drills – Youth Football Drills

Today we’ve got another post on youth football drills. We’re going to talk about what I call my Everyday Drills (EDs) or drills that I always do weekly. These pee wee football drills keep sticking to my practice plans each season for my youth football teams aged 6 to 12 years old. I do many… Read More

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Tee Time Pee Wee Football Drill

I’ve got another youth football drill and it’s called Tee Time. The Tee Time drill is a goal line drill for both your defensive guys and your main running backs. I have to give a shout out to Coach Shawn Smith. A few years ago, I learned all about Tee Time from him and his… 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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Tackle Football Baseball Youth Football Drill

Here is another free youth football coaching video on my version of the Team Tackle Football Baseball drill for youth football players.  My team this season absolutely loved this team competition drill.  This was our most requested drill to run in practice.  I’ve seen this drill run by other coaches over the last 10 years… Read More

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Texas Swing; Sweep, Blocking Tackling Youth Football Drill

I’ve been playing and coaching football for a very long time now. Plus I read a ton of football coaching books so I am not easily surprised by a new drill.  I was pleasantly surprised Monday night when one of my assistant coaches, Garvin Fouts, set up the Swing Drill.  He and his former team,… Read More

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Heads Up Tackling fundamentals – Youth Football Tackling

I just got an email from USA Football with a link to this video about youth football tackling.  This is a really nice youth football tackle fundamental video. Updated 7/19/19 Enjoy, Coach Parker Keller, TX / Fort Worth / DFW Texas .

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Linebacker Baseball Youth Football Drill

Coach with a baseball stands at tailback depth behind rings set up like an offensive line Linebacker or defensive back aligns at a MLB position or other DB position Coach rolls baseball to simulate path of running back LB or DB moves laterally and low to cut off the baseball and scoop the ball similar to short… Read More

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Tackle Progression Model promotes fundamentals and player safety | USA Football

I’ve been taking the USA Football’s certification class.  Youth Football Coaches can join for $25 and take the certification class.  I came across this article/video today on tackling.  This is very well produced.  I will be using this tackling progression technique this week in practice, especially with my rookie youth players. USA Football, the sport’s… Read More

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Tackling Gauntlet Youth Football Drills

I rewatched a linebacker video with Coach Paterno and his linebacker’s coach Coach Sandusky.  Coach Sandusky goes over several tackling drills but one I really like is the tackling gauntlet.  It teaches the tackler to wrap up and continue to drive his feet through the ball carrier.  So many times, youth players stop driving their… Read More

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