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Aerial Perfection: How to Become a Serial Thrower

By Doug Heslip, Athletes Acceleration 10/17/2018, 12:00pm CDT

When doing quarterback throwing drills for accuracy, often bags or other targets can take the place of athletes. If you do not have enough athletes around, for example, you can use stand up bags.

Why I Prefer Inside Zone

By Youth Football Online 10/17/2018, 12:00pm CDT

If you are able to double team the majority of defensive linemen this ensures that you will not have many negative plays. 

Why Parents, Coaches Must Be Partners

By Janis Meredith, USA Football 10/16/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Don’t trash talk the coach. Let your children vent, if they feel the need, but don’t join in on their rants. This only feeds their frustration.

Attacking a Defense: Where to Start Play Calling

By Youth Football Online 10/12/2018, 12:00pm CDT

When preparing to attack a defense the most important thing to do is to understand the nature of the defense. Every defense has strengths and weaknesses that are built into its structure.

Volleyball Tip of the Week: Eclipse Wash Drill

By Junior Volleyball Association 10/11/2018, 9:15pm CDT

Arrowhead High School in Hartland, Wisconsin, shares the eclipse drill that is a 6v6 wash drill. Teams play to 25, but the score is 15-20.

Flag Football Drills

By Broncos Flag Football 10/11/2018, 12:00pm CDT

For young players it’s a good idea to use language that they can relate to. Explain to your team that a good defense is like a swarm of bees around a hive. 

Two Ways for Your Young Athlete to Face Pain

By Janis Meredith, USA Football 10/11/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Pain processing means you must work on clear, honest and consistent communication in your family. It takes work to have this type of dialog, but it’s so important that you must not give up easily.

Comin' Home Sweepstakes winnner Boston Latin High to host Nantucket on Saturday

"We are excited to have Nantucket High School coming to play us. We’ve never competed against them in any sport, and we are gracious as they are traveling a long way, by land and sea."

Three Nutrition Tips for Youth Football Players

By PlayAYF Blog 10/10/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Young athletes do not have the same capacity to store glycogen as adults so they need to eat more complex carbohydrates during the day in order to have enough energy stored up. 

Four Limited-Contact Drills to Drive Competition, Teach Defensive Skills

By Mike Kuchar, USA Football 10/10/2018, 12:00pm CDT

Align the defender on one side of the circle and the runner with the flags on the other. On the coach’s command, the defender must try to take both flags from the runner. 

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