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

Exercise Builds Strength in Neck and Spine

By Dave Weitz, Youth Football Online 03/13/2018, 12:00pm CDT

This makes it a great warm-up drill that players can complete in pre-practice so they can begin to get their brains focused on the work ahead of them.

Tips for How to Work on Your Weaknesses

By Dave Weitz, Youth Football Online 03/06/2018, 12:00pm CST

Many coaches and teams get focused on preparing for the upcoming team and lose sight of improving their own skill sets. 

The No Huddle Offense

By Youth Football Online 02/26/2018, 12:00pm CST

Again, you can go fast, or you can slow it down.  Mix up the counts and make the defense watch the ball, rather than just timing your snap count.

Coaching Football: Defense

By Kamal Walker, CoachUp Nation 01/22/2018, 12:00pm CST

The defense has such a multitude of options when it comes to stopping the offense. Find out what works with your team through scouting and trial and error.

Three Pass Concepts for Your Young QB

By Jonathan Grice, Youth Football Online 01/16/2018, 12:00pm CST

Providing your quarterback with multiple options on a different pass play will significantly raise the potential for more explosive plays within your offense. Always keep 'em guessing!

How to WIN in the Offseason

By Vin Sehgal, Youth Football Online 01/12/2018, 12:00pm CST

Hydration continues to be a major focal point – whether in-season or off. Continue to stress the importance of consistently drinking water and fresh juice. While steering clear from sodas, ‘energy’ drinks and others.

How to Execute Big Plays on Offense

By Kamal Walker, CoachUp Nation 12/15/2017, 12:00pm CST

Adding big play potential to your playbook energized the offense and forces the defense to re-evaluate their strategy. Keep the chains moving and light up the scoreboard by adding these big plays into your playbook.

Pattern Running Change of Direction Drill

By Youth Football Online 12/08/2017, 12:00pm CST

On these one-foot cuts, players need to be exploding off of the foot and pushing through their ankles to change direction.

Strength and Conditioning Drills Can Help Youth Football Players Excel

By Anthony Dugarte, M.D., C.S.C.S., Youth Football Online 10/27/2017, 12:00pm CDT

Football players spend countless hours, especially in the offseason, training to help better their physical performance. 

Kick Return Team: The Cage Drill

By Coach Dave Weitz, Youth Football Online 10/20/2017, 12:00pm CDT

Work on a more effective strategy to maximize your talent

When looking at a kickoff return team it is very easy to simply assign a blocker for every defender on the kickoff team and tell your best athlete to find some space. 

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