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THE BEST OF THE BESTKurt Block
J.T. Curtis and John McKissick, the two winningest football coaches in history, have combined for 1,121 victories.
Curtis, the son of John Curtis who founded Curtis Christian High School, assumed head coaching duties at the school 43 years ago. Since then, his Patriots have won an incredible 90.2% of their games and that includes his first season when they went 0-10 and managed only two touchdowns.
The list of accomplishments is staggering.
• An overall record of 520-5 ...more.
3-Step Passing To Success J.D. Shaw Offensive Coordinator Bridgewater College
A few adjustments in a quarterback’s technique can improve his short passing game.
When teaching the 3-step passing game, scheme is important, but I always look first at how fast are we getting the ball off. The set and drop by the quarterback is critical. After years of teaching a straight drop 3-step, I worked ...more.
Defensive Space Player DrillsEd Carberry Head Coach • Southwestern College
Making an open-field tackle in space is one of the most difficult challenges in football – at every level.
Most of the information contained in this article was gained over 35 years of clinics and practices attended. The key concepts that we emphasize are that there are two brac ...more.
Doubles Right Shot Gun, Quick 81Jeff Moreau Assistant Football Coach, Sergeant Bluff-Luton High School, Sergeant Bluff, Iowa25 CounterJim Elgin Football Coach, Pleasant Grove High School, Pleasant Grove, Ala. Tight Slot Right, 26 Power PassRon Polinsky Head Football Coach, Derry Area High School, Derry, Pa.Zone ReadJay Roth Football Coach, Archbishop Rummel High School, Metairie, La.Pro Right “Winner” (End-Of-Half, End-Of-Game Play)Kevin Weigand Scout Team Coach, Ida S. Baker High School, Cape Coral, Fla.
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DEFENDING THE SHOTGUN OPTION RUNNING GAMENeil Hickoff Retired High School Coach
A defensive end can improve his play against this offense by following a few simple rules.
It baffles me why coaches have failed to teach their DEs to defend against the running options from the shotgun formation. What ever happened to the assigned area to defend, in this case the DE? I have observed time after time DEs aligned on the outside shoulder of the OT versus the spread shotgun offense slanting inside and then closing down insid ...more.
Add Excitement to Your Punt Return James Housdan • Head Football Coach, and Mark Looney, Assistant Coach and Specia Parkers Chapel High School (AR)
A special teams play that’s disguised can confuse your opponent. This is especially true on the punt return.
In our program, we implement a strategy where our players have simple rules to follow that allow us to be successful in the kicking game with minimal mistakes. Our special teams are no different than our offense or defense. We ...more.
Slamming on the Brakes Part 2 Force Absorption Exercise PrescriptionShawn Myszka Athletic Performance Director • Explosive Edge Athletics
Specific exercises, including the use of plyometrics, will help your players decelerate more efficiently
In the first part of this article, we discussed the importance of enhancing the force absorption abilities of your athletes. We addressed the underpinning mechanisms at hand in this all-important factor that can make or bre ...more.