Are you blocking and tackling during youth football practice?

I am not sure why, but this season my brain keeps saying to me, “football is just blocking and tackling.”  Yes, I know this comes from Lombardi… Some people try to find things in this game that don’t exist but football is only two things ; blocking and tackling. – Vince Lombardi In past seasons, I’ve… 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. Enjoy, Coach Parker Keller, TX / Fort Worth / DFW Texas .

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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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