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Gridiron Strategies Oct-Nov 2016  

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Gridiron Strategies
  • The Godfather of Offensive Line Coaches
  • POWER PLAY (GAP SCHEME)
  • Grizzlies Tackle Clinic – Head Smart and Head Safe
  • Pass Protection The Cone Drill
  • Moral Coaching: The Value of Preparation
  • MORE ISSUESmore

     X's & O's FROM THE VAULT


  • QB Throwback
  • Dave Loebach Assistant Coach, St. Joseph High School, St. Joseph, Mich.

    DIAGRAM: The left wing back goes into motion prior to the snap. The QB receives the snap, pivots and throws either a backward pass or lateral to the wing back. After getting the ball to the wing back, the QB takes off and runs a pass route to the left flat. The wing back passes to the QB.   

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    DrillsFEATURE ARTICLES

    Supplementing Your Running Game with Screen Concepts

    by Ray La Forte Offensive Coordinator • United States Coast Guard Academy

    The USCG comes into every game with six different screen plays with each one having multiple variations.

    As America’s smallest National Service Academy, our cadets are faced with many daily challenges. We have continued to adapt and adjust our football practices to meet the demanding cadet schedules and rigors. Along with academic schedules routinely set at 20 credits and shorter practices come many obstacles. One obstacle that we have normalized over our 16 seasons is our height and we ...more...





    DrillsOFFENSE

    POWER PLAY (GAP SCHEME)

    Chennis Berry Offensive Coordinator and Offensive Line Coach Southern University

    POWER PLAY (GAP SCHEME)


    By Chennis Berry, Offensive Coordinator and Offensive Line Coach

    Southern University


    When we ...more.


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    DrillsDEFENSE

    DEFENSIVE LINE FUNDAMENTALS

    Danny White Defensive Coordinator Madison Ridge Academy (MS)

    Fundamentals can be taught in three steps.

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    DrillsSPECIAL TEAMS

    PUNT PRESSURE

    Michael Cieri Special Teams Coordinator and D-Line Coach Montblair State College

    A Two-Tiered Circuit Drill Program That Fine Tunes the Development of Critical Punt Pressure Skills


    Once the introductory circuit has taught the players the essential techniques and the coaching staff has evaluated the skill level, tier two is utilized. These drills are more advanced and will concentrate on combining the k ...more.



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    DrillsSTRENGTH & CONDITIONING

    Using the Clean and Jerk as Your In-Season Workout

    Tim Tobin Assistant Coach and Strength and Conditioning Coach, Tusculum College

    The clean and jerk is the ideal in-season workout and designed to increase explosiveness.

    In our weight room, the clean and jerk is our lift during the season. It builds explosiveness and has shown to keep athletes healthy. The clean primarily works the hamstrings, lattisumus dorsi, biceps, and trapezius muscles. Players learn with this li ...more.




    DrillsDRILLS

    Pass Protection The Cone Drill

    Jim Hanifan former NFL Offensive Line Coach

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    Punt Philosophy (Part II)

      By Jared Hottle, Special Teams and Wide Receivers Coach Dakota State University Fakes and Offensive Punt In addition to our punt formations I like to carry one unique formation with shifts and motions to have in our back pocket if we need a big play or need to neutralize a punt block scheme. We …

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    Punt Philosophy (Part I)

      By Jared Hottle, Special Teams and Wide Receivers Coach Dakota State University There are many punt formations used in football and most of them work. It is important to stay committed to whatever formations or philosophies you use and work to adjust as the need for adjustments comes up. At Dakota State, we teach …

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    Financing A Football Program: From Dysfunctional to Normal to Good

    This article is excerpted from ?Black Shoes and White Shoestrings? by David Buchanan, a frequent contributor to AFM and AmericanFootballMonthly.com. When we got started at Mercer County in the spring of 2015, our financial situation was not very good. There was little money to buy the extras. In fact, the QB Club had bought the …

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    Tony Dungy, Chuck Noll, and Bill Belichick

    This article is excerpted from ?Black Shoes and White Shoestrings? by David Buchanan, a frequent contributor to AFM and AmericanFootballMonthly.com. As a football coach, Coach Tony Dungy stresses the concept that the key to post season success is to continue to do what you do and be who you are. He points to Bill Belichick …

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    Quarterback Sprint Drill from Coach Charlie Stubbs

    QUARTERBACK DRILLS FOR ALL LEVELS By Charlie Stubbs, Retired College and High School Coach X. Sprint Drill ? QB will work full speed rollout throw on the run. Set Up; REC C QB Procedure: 1. QB will come out at 45° angle ready to make the throw on the run. 2. Coach will give the …

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     Pass Protection

    The Cone Drill (offensive tackles)

      

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