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© June, 2013
HOYA Special Forces - Having an Identity For Your Special Teams Units

by Kevin Doherty
Defensive Backs and Special Teams Coach • Georgetown University

Complementary special teams units must work together to maximize their potential.

How do you improve special teams without changing the amount of time you commit to it in practice and meetings? The best answers to tough questions are generally very simple. Here are our answers:

#1 - Create an identity that reinforces the importance of special teams’ role in winning games. It must be clearly defined and easily remembered by players.

#2 - Borrow and incorporate as much as possible from both offensive and defensive components in order to maximize teaching, practice and meeting efficiency. 

#3 - Complementary units mus ...The full article can only be seen by subscribers.
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