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Gridiron Strategies Oct-Nov 2016  

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  • 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
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     X's & O's FROM THE VAULT


  • Veer Right, Scramble Left
  • Antonio Suhuba-Baruti Head Coach, Muskegon Heights High School, Muskegon Heights, Mich.

    DIAGRAM: This play is a must for coaches who run the option. It can be run from both sides, and if run properly, you are almost guaranteed a long gain on either the option or this pass play as it’s difficult for defenses to defend both. The initial movement is exactly the same as the inside veer.

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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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    COACHING BETTER EACH SEASON ? A YEAR-ROUND SYSTEM FOR ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT AND PROGRAM SUCCESS

      By Dr. Wade Gilbert, Professor California State University at Fresno                                                       Creating a Winning Team Culture One of the biggest challenges for coaches is to figure out how to share their coaching purpose and teach core values to a different group of athletes every season. Although some athletes will likely return, rarely will a …

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    Interview with new Texas Wesleyan Head Coach Joe Prud?homme (Part II)

    Texas Wesleyan is a football revival 75 years in the making. TWU will resurrect their football team in 2017 under Head Coach Joe Prud?homme. Having spent 27 years as a high school head coach, Prud?homme won seven Texas State Championships. He was appointed to his new position last February. Coach Prud?homme recently spent some time …

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    YOGA FOR ATHLETES ? FOOTBALL STRETCHES FOR EVERY POSITION

      The quadriceps are big muscles that are important for running, jumping, and squatting, motions largely used in every position in football. High lunge pose with hands on floor will help lengthen the quadriceps and hip flexors. From downward-facing dog pose, step your right foot forward between your hands, keeping your left knee off the …

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    Arkansas Tech University RPO Part 2

    Part II 6. Power with Deep Out (20 personnel) This is our first gap scheme RPO. The fear with Gap Scheme RPO?s is giving up pressure in the blocking scheme. We will run power into the boundary. In order to control the boundary safety we will run a 10 yard out since the CB should …

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    Arkansas Tech University RPO Clinic Part 1

                                                       By Brent Dearmon, Offensive Coordinator Arkansas Tech University At Arkansas Tech University, we are a run first offense that mixes in complimentary RPO?s to replace our quick game. We base out of 20 personnel formation, so we see 6 guys in the box every snap. Most of our RPO?s are designed to control the …

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     Pass Protection

    The Cone Drill (offensive tackles)

      

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