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Youth Football Helped Redskin's Chris Thompson Discover His Love for the Game

By Ryan Holmer, NBC Sports 08/19/2019, 11:00pm CDT

Though that first season may have not been the most enjoyable experience for a young Thompson, he's forever grateful for his early playing days. Now, being at the highest level of football, he understands the impact it had.

Beyond Endorphins: The Mental Health Benefits of Youth Sports

By Cristiane Carraffa Chiacchio, USA Football 08/19/2019, 10:15pm CDT

When children head out to the field for organized sports, they are not just promoting physical fitness and “letting off steam.” They are laying the groundwork for lifelong fitness habits, amassing experiences that can alleviate and protect against anxiety and depression and keep both bodies and minds healthier.

Taking on the Block

By CoachTube, Patrick Willis 07/29/2019, 3:15pm CDT

Former San Francisco 49ers inside linebacker Patrick Willis reveals the proper technique to use when taking on a block.

Blitzing

By CoachTube, Patrick Willis 07/29/2019, 3:00pm CDT

6-time All-Pro Linebacker Patrick Willis shows you how to perform a blitz.

Defensive Tackle Stance

By CoachTube, Tommie Harris 07/29/2019, 2:45pm CDT

Chicago Bears Defensive Tackle Tommie Harris shows how to practice your stance on the line.

Safety Considerations for Youth Football

By Catherine Holecko, Verywell Family 07/25/2019, 9:15pm CDT

Tough physical play is part of the appeal of American football, but the risk of both short- and long-term injury, especially to the head and brain, is high. So is football safe for kids to play, or not?

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.

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