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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
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     X's & O's FROM THE VAULT


  • Fake PAT/FG, Flood Pass
  • Dave Loebach Assistant Coach, St. Joseph’s High School, St. Joseph, Mich.

    DIAGRAM: This is a an effective fake PAT/FG run or pass option that has worked for us a number of times over the years. Just before the snap, the left wing motions across the formation. The right wing goes 15 yards and out. The motion man goes 10 yards and out. The holder scrambles

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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



     Pass Protection The Cone Drill (offensive tackles)    ...more.




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    The South Park HS Football Magical Season

        Al Bruno is a frequent contributor to both American Football Monthly and Gridiron Strategies. The following article was written by him on the 2015 season for South Park High School in Buffalo, NY. The 2015 South Park HS Football Magical Season, By Al Bruno. Teacher and Writer The 2015 South Park High School …

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    Level to Level Adaptability and Versatility of Strength and Conditioning (Part II)

      By Justin Lovett, director of Football Strength and Conditioning Western Kentucky University Versatility of Programming – Over the last decade of working under outstanding sports science-based individuals, I have been fortunate to take bits and pieces about energy system application and multi-direction speed mechanics from Billy Glisan, explosive strength and power development (from one …

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    Level to Level Adaptability and Versatility of Strength and Conditioning Part I

    Level to Level Adaptability and Versatility of Strength and Conditioning (Part I) By Justin Lovett, Director of Strength and Conditioning Western Kentucky University The intent of this article is to review common threads and share personal examples and experiences of constantly evolving strength and conditioning programming as it relates to developmental football at the high …

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    The Midline Triple Option at Ripon College (Part II)

    The Midline Triple Option at Ripon College (Part II) By Rick Coles Offensive Coordinator/Offensive Line Coach   Following are the rules for midline triple option? OC ? Covered, base. Uncovered, double team backside with off guard. On G ? Block LBer inside. A Gap release to far ILB (?Stack? call) or MLB (?Mike call?). If …

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    The Midline Triple Option at Ripon College (Part I)

      The Midline Triple Option at Ripon College (Part I)   By Rick Coles Offensive Coordinator/Offensive Line Coach I have been an under-center triple option offensive coordinator since 1990. I still believe the best way to run triple option is from under center. It is my opinion but I know others disagree. I think under …

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