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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. 9 more words

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Thoughts on Choosing Youth Football Defensive Players

I wrote an article a few weeks ago about choosing offensive lineman and thought I would address choosing youth football defensive players in this article.  I define youth football by players in 2nd to 6th grade, so 6 to 13 years old give or take a year.  1,352 more words

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Youth Football Coaching Summary Fall 2011

Its been a couple of weeks since winning the Fall 2011 KYA Sophomore Super Bowl and our end of season team party.  I’ve had some time to reflect on the Fall season and some of the things I learned this youth football season.   269 more words

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Tackling Gauntlet Youth Football Drills

I rewatched a linebacker video with Coach Paterno and his linebacker’s coach Coach Sandusky.  Coach Sandusky goes over several tackling drills but one I really like is the tackling gauntlet.   179 more words

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Big OK Drill - Youth Football Drills

One of my favorite youth football drills is the Big Oklahoma Drill or the Big OK.  This drill is second only to the SUMO drill that I run if we win a game.   217 more words

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Tackling Types - Defense Coaching Youth Football

I am reading Coach George Allen’s Handbook of Winning Football.  Coach George Allen was one of the winningest NFL coaches on the Rams and Redskins in the 60′ and 70’s.   203 more words

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Angle Tackling Drill Youth Football Defense

This season I have been using this Angle Tackling drill for my youth football team at almost every practice, especially for Outside Linebackers, Defensive Ends, Corner Backs, Free Safeties and Inside Linebackers.   58 more words

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