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How to Use Motion to Stress the Defense

By Youth Football Online 12/13/2018, 12:00pm CST

Again the key to any offense is to appear complex while keeping things as simple as possible for your offense.

Efe Obada’s Incredible Journey to the NFL

By NBC News 12/11/2018, 12:00pm CST

The Carolina Panthers defensive end had a “long and hard” road to the NFL. Born in Nigeria, he was trafficked as a child and left on the streets of London. After picking up football just four years ago, he made an impressive NFL debut with the Panthers.

Take Advantage of Backside Force Defenders With the Colt Route

By Youth Football Online 12/11/2018, 12:00pm CST

The Colt Route will have the receiver explode vertical for 5 yards to sell a fade. This helps the receiver figure out if the cornerback is going to play him deep or is going to cover any run to the backside.

Moments like this, as the score and the struggle melt away, show what high school sports are really all about.

Why Kids Should Play Sports

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

Sports can teach young athletes to control emotions and show initiative, two traits which transfer to other areas of life: school, family and eventually a job.

How We Won our League and Region Championship

By Youth Football Online 12/07/2018, 12:00pm CST

We focused much more on coaching the fundamentals, things like blocking techniques, leverage steps, finishing blocks and carrying out fakes. 

Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes Surprises Youth Team at Shopping Event

By Lynn Worthy, Kansas City Star 12/05/2018, 12:45pm CST

“I know how much it means for every single kid, just to be around (them) and get to see that I’m just a normal dude, too.”

Defending Four Verticals in Youth Football

By Youth Football Online 12/05/2018, 12:00pm CST

In order to effectively stop the four verticals concept, without sacrificing stopping the running game, the answer is to teach the alley players to play through the number two vertical on their way to the flat.

Beating Cover Four With the Post Out Concept

By Youth Football Online 11/29/2018, 12:00pm CST

While the post on this route is a little different, the biggest coaching point on this route combination comes down to the out route.

Are Synthetic Playing Surfaces As Safe As Natural Grass?

By Grant Jones, MD, American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine 11/28/2018, 12:00pm CST

More studies need to be performed to more completely evaluate the safety of Field Turf at the highest levels of competition.

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