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Too Much and Too Little Time

If you’re like me, you are probably trying to install too many youth offensive plays or defensive stunts & blitzes before your first youth football game.  I always think I have more time, and time is your enemy.  Most youth tackle football coaches only have 2 practice days a week, maybe 3 if you are…

Youth Coaching

They’re Just not Hitters, Help!

Your youth football team is looking great the first few weeks of football, except those two or three players that are afraid to hit.  Well, you are not alone.  Just about every youth football team that I have coached over the last 15 years always has a few youth players that are afraid to hit…

Offense

Find your Quarterback and Center Fastest!

It seems like every youth football season when I start coaching a new set of pee wee football players one of the most difficult skills to perfect is the Quarterback and Center snap exchange.  If you drafted a new team at try outs, then you may have a few ideas who your Quarterback will be…

Youth Coaching

Youth Football Practice Plans eBook

The 2011 tackle youth football season is about to start in Keller.  We are two weeks away from our try out grass drills and just under a month before our first practice.  I am ready for some football. After looking through the visitor stats this week, I saw many people reading the article on First Day…

Youth Coaching

1st Day of Youth Football Practice Plan

Here’s my practice plan for my first day of youth football practice. Check out the updated article and free ebook of practice plans.. Due to league rules our first 6 practices are non-contact no pads practices.  Out players can wear their helmets to get used to the weight of the helmet and fit it properly…