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These two plays are a dangerous combination because they can force the defense to respect the full width of the field.
... While football helmets do a "great job of preventing skull fractures, they can't stop the brain from sloshing around in the skull," which is what causes concussions.
I always look for camps that are directed by high school or college coaches – often with their players as counselors – with at least a 10 to 1 camper-to-coach ratio.
If your defense tackles well, you will eliminate those big plays and frustrate the offense.
The more prepared you are studying tendencies of the game the smarter player you'll be -- and often times intelligence in on-field situations can make up for any difference in physical ability.
The major appeal of Quarters coverage is the ability to get the Safety involved in stopping the run while still being sound against Four Verticals.
By narrowing down the possible events it makes teaching and drilling the defensive linemen easier. The defensive linemen know the possible scenarios that they will be reacting to on every play.
The defender versus blocker battles that used to occur inside the box have moved out to the flats and occur in space. If you want to win these battles it’s important that you work on the specific skills that are required.
Your young athletes don’t need to be pouring themselves into one sport exclusively to be successful. In fact, this serves as further proof that’s exactly what they don’t need to be doing.
When we play defense we will fly to the football with enthusiasm and effort. We will communicate and talk it up with each other. If we make a big play, we'll get pumped about it!
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