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What You Should Look for in a Youth Sports Coach

By Janis Meredith, USA Football 06/28/2019, 3:45pm CDT

If your child has a coach with these traits, their love for sports will be nurtured and the chances are much greater that your young athlete will stay in the game longer.

New York Jets linebacker Brandon Copeland, 27, knows that his football career has an expiration date. “It’s guaranteed football is going to be over one day,” the NFL star told ESPN in 2017.

The Fastest Ways to Run the Football

By Youth Football Online 05/31/2019, 12:00pm CDT

With the older kids, Rocket Sweep is a great play to build you offense around. Plays like Trap and Belly hit very quickly and complement the Rocket Sweep very nicely.

Basic Knowledge About Reads

By Bill Hewitt, USA Football 05/31/2019, 12:00pm CDT

This is a good practice until he gains experience in pre- and post-snap reads is the beginning of a good teaching tool for all coaching staffs and quarterbacks.

Exercises for a Youth Football Workout

By Bobby R. Goldsmith, LiveStrong 05/29/2019, 12:00pm CDT

Place two agility ladders on the ground side-by-side, have the players line up at one end and then run through them, making sure each foot-fall lands within the boxes created by the ladders. 

Prioritizing Activities During a Busy Time of Year

By Jon Buzby, USA Football 05/28/2019, 12:00pm CDT

Realize now there will be conflicts coming up during the next few weeks, and try to decide how you are going to handle them before the day of the conflicting activities.

Running Back Screen Pass Play

By Youth Football Online 05/23/2019, 12:00pm CDT

The QB will have some pressure in his face so it’s important to practice this play with pressure during the practice week.

The Importance of Team Building Activities

By Peter Schwartz, USA Football 05/22/2019, 12:00pm CDT

They’re kids. They’ll grow as teammates, but they also have a great opportunity to grow as friends through football. 

Packers, USA Football Award NFL Foundation-Funded Grants

By Packers.Com 05/22/2019, 12:00pm CDT

USA Football’s grant program will award more than $1.5 million in resources to benefit young athletes in 2019, based on merit

But the commercials, endorsement deals and fame hasn’t changed the fact that Barkley enjoys returning to his roots.

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