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

American Football Monthly Magazine – Nov / Dec

I received my December American Football Monthly magazine just the other day and I must agree with the cover story, “The Tackling Crisis: Why Proper Tackling Has Deteriorated,” that tackling at all levels of football is terrible.  According to AFM research 78% of surveyed coaches believe tackling has gotten worse over the last decade.  I hate… Read More