MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR SPECIAL TEAMS
© October, 2013
by Tom Watts Head Coach and Matt Brown, Former Tight Ends Coach Ohio Wesleyan University
Football coaches spend countless hours researching new techniques and schemes that they can teach to their team to increase their winning percentage. We have a great example this year in the NFL with what the San Francisco 49ers did with their quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, and the Pistol Offense. All of the adjustments you make to your schemes (installing the 3-4 defense to defend against the spread) or changes in technique (using the “double under” technique to increase functional strength on a run block) are valuable to your team. However, as we get caught up in the latest offensive and defensive schemes, we have a tendency to overlook another important aspect to the game – special teams play.
I have heard many coaches preach the importance of the kicking game during practices to get their players ...The full article can only be seen by subscribers.
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