Youth Football Special Teams – Coaching Clinic

Here is another episode, Special Teams, in my Youth Football Coaching Clinic Series that I developed for KYA Football.   Kick Off – Onside Kicks most popular Deep kicks allow for long returns dangerous unless practiced Directional Kicks to sidelines – hit number sideline #40 or #30 marked on field Kick to your sidelines majority… Read More

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Hex Blocking Drill Video Youth Football Drills

I just found this HEX Blocking youth football drills on You Tube from Coach Erik Saunders and I like it.  I would probably make HEX a little smaller so the players are closer but I like this a lot.  I will be adding this blocking youth football drill to my practice drills this Spring.

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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… Read More

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Fitting Youth Football Shoulder Pads

My son Bear needs a new set of shoulder pads, so I have been looking at all the shoulder pad possibilities.  I found the Football Shoulder Pads site run by Williams Sports Group LLC.  They have been selling Pads to the Florida Gators for years and recently patented some air flow technology.  I really like the Williams… Read More

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Spin Offense Video – 5th Grade

I have been getting several requests lately for video of our Spin Offense.  We have been running the Spin Offense for two years, 4th and 5th grade youth football.  Here are a few clips.        The Spin offense has worked great for us.  We run the Spin and a variation of Coach Cisar’s… Read More

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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… Read More

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Football Videos – Youth Football & More

Over the last 4 weeks, I ordered some new football coaching videos and received a few DVDs to review on CoachParker.org.  I’ve been  busy watching football videos this week.  Its been a belated Christmas.  As many of you know, I am a big Spin offense guy.  Two years ago, I ordered the main DVDs from American Football… Read More

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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!

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Blocking Drills O-Line Blocks – Video

This is a great video from Tennessee’s Coach Fulmer describing and demonstrating several blocks used by the offensive line.  I especially like the down block and the reverse block or crab block.  We use the crab block quite a bit in our youth football blocking scheme to fill holes, especially in the A Gaps.  Enjoy… Read More

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