The Football Coaching Podcast
Episode 98 – Offensive Installation Guide07/17/14
You’re getting ready to start the season. The playbook is set. This group looks good… Now you just have to get the playbook, into their heads. We’re talking install schedule today on The Football Coaching Podcast… How much can I install on Day 1? What...
Episode 97 – 11 Ways to Waste Your Players Time
Looking for ways to twiddle your thumbs but feel really productive? Football coaches have been doing that for years. Granted, just because it made the list doesn’t mean it never did, or doesn’t now, have a purpose. We should just know better. I do...
Episode 96 – Youth Defense, Game Planning, Defending Jet Sweep
Happy 4th of July!
Episode 95 – Every Day Drills for Offensive Positions
Last time we talked defense, today we’re talking offense! What are the things your players have to be able to do? We look at Every Day Drills for each position in today’s episode… Wide Receivers: Catch balls! Running routes, both get-off’s and the top...
Episode 94 – Defensive Football Drills, Pistol Option, Man Coverage
Announcements The 4-3 Defense eCourse is up and ready – still posting the drills, and going to be adding more on thePresscheck for Quarters.http://the43defense.com On Wednesday July 9 in Atlanta, Georgia (down by the airport), Shane Sams and I will be...
Episode 93 – Zone Coverage, Defending Empty, and Youth Defense
It’s a mailbag week and I’m out the door… I’ll add more later but if you’ve got a road trip you can give it a listen!
Episode 92 – Do Not Make These 4 Assumptions!
It’s hard for football coaches to remember what it was like when we were players. We forget. We remember the good times. Big hits. Touchdowns. Time with the guys. And the girls… chicks dig football players, you know. We sometimes forget hating going...
Episode 91 – 30 Defense, Quarters Coverage and Kangaroos
OK, this one was a struggle. I may sound like I’m under water. And I may have had too many over-the-counter remedies for the common cold to be podcasting. But we got it done. In today’s episode, we have some listener emails… In This Episode Plenty of...
Episode 90 – 6 Tips for Summer Football Workouts
We’re talking Summer Football Workouts. Summer is about a month away but the heat outside got me thinking ahead! How can you get the most out of your Summer workouts? Use your time wisely. PLAN your practice time. Vacations are a GOOD thing. For...
Episode 89 – Getting the Most From Your Practice with Tempo
Question & Answer How to adjust the 4-2-5 Defense for head up alignments required by Youth Football Leagues rules? Gap blocking vs. Zone Blocking, which is easier to teach with better results? Can you use Press Corner technique in your Quarters...
Episode 88 – The Many Faces of the 3-4 Defense
In episode 85 of The Football Coaching Podcast, we will answer the question “How one term can describe so many looks? Question & Answer How to run the Jet Sweep off of my Inside Zone play? What are the main differences between a run blitz vs. a pass...
Episode 87 – Mailbag Questions & Answers
Question & Answer What coverages from the 4-2-5 do you utilize against trips and doubles formations? When does gap responsibility get tossed out the door? Why do you shade your N on the center instead of a traditional 1 technique? The difference...
Episode 86 – 3 Plays you Can Base an Offense Around
In Episode 86 of Football Coaching Podcast, we talk about 3 plays you can base an offense around. Improve your playbook by focusing on a centerpiece for your offense. This is about being great at one play that gives you Identity. Question & Answer How...
Episode 85 – So You Want to Be a Football Coach? 8 Tips for Getting...
In episode 85 of The Football Coaching Podcast, we talk about becoming a football coach. This is for coaches who are trying to get their foot in the door. It is a list of stuff the other coaches don’t want to do. Question & Answer We are pattern...
Episode 84 – 5 Tips for Staff Unity
Episode 84 of The Football Coachign Podcast focuses on two big topics. First, we’re talking some more advanced coverage topics. Fiddle and Banjo, to be specific. Fiddle is used for 2 on 1 coverage. That can help us erase a mismatch. Banjo is for 2 on...
Episode 83 – K.I.S.S. and the 5 Minute Plan
Big thanks to Coach Mike O’Donnell from Rush City High School (MN) for the inspiration for this podcast. He sent me an email on the 5 Minute Plan that he’s been using for the last decade. The 5 Minute Plan is all about making sure that you stay true...
Episode 82 – 5 Tips for Improving Your Zone Coverage
Earlier this week I hosted a free Web Clinic onZone Coverage for Defensive Football Coaches. It’s not a sexy topic. But we had close to 200 football coaches who wanted to get better. Those are coaches whoget it – they aren’t looking for the next hot...
Episode 81 – 10 Things I Wish I Knew as a Rookie Coach
On Episode 81 of The Football Coaching Podcast, we are looking back at the past. Back to the days when I was a first-year football coach who knew it all! We’ve probably all been there. You simultaneously know everything, and nothing. On...
Episode 80 – The 4 Types of Defense in Football
There are only 4 types of defenses in football. That is a fact. Non-negotiable. Your defensive scheme is based in one of these 4 boxes… It doesn’t matter what you run or what you call your defense. There are a limited number of gaps down there,...
Episode 79 – 7 Reasons You Should be Running a Spread Offense
This week on The Football Coaching Podcast, we’re taking a look at the offensive side of the ball. More specifically, we’re talking about the Spread Offense. There’s nothing new about the Spread Offense. It has been a big part of High School Football...
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