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Teach your kids how to catch, block, and tackle like the pros with these football drills and practice tips.

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.

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.

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.

Exploiting Defenses With the Tover Formation

By Youth Football Online 11/28/2018, 12:00pm CST

While this isn’t a base offense for us, it does create some major problems for the defense to adjust for. The result is a complete package that presents major matchup issues for the defense.

Four Simple Drills for Better Special Teams Play

By Football Tutorials 11/21/2018, 12:00pm CST

After the coach has thrown the ball to a return man, the return team has to find the ball then sprint to the correct spot on the field where it will have to block for the return.

Creating Simple Tempo Calls to Keep the Defense off Guard

By Youth Football Online 11/16/2018, 12:00pm CST

Changing tempo is a huge way to stress the defense. Once a defense gets set in your rhythm, they can adapt to it. 

Wide Receiver Play

By Doug Heslip, Athletes Acceleration 11/15/2018, 12:00pm CST

Tell them to bend their knees and drop their hips as they try to catch the football. This is not easy, but it is effective.

Quarterback Escape Drills

By Doug Heslip, Athletes Acceleration 11/14/2018, 12:00pm CST

Either you can or you cannot handle the pass rush. Top tier talent coming out of college, with all the physical tools necessary, bust in the NFL because they can’t handle pressure.

Weekly Progression for Preparing the Offensive Line

By Youth Football Online 11/07/2018, 12:00pm CST

I’m sure as time goes on we will continue to change and add different approaches to prepare our players to do their best.

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