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

Running Back Screen Pass Play

By Youth Football Online 05/23/2019, 12:00pm CDT

The QB will have some pressure in his face so it’s important to practice this play with pressure during the practice week.

Crossfire Blitz Out of the 3–4 Under Defense

By Youth Football Online 05/15/2019, 12:00pm CDT

It’s important that all defensive linemen dip and rip, then anchor their gap. They cannot allow themselves to get washed. 

Five Tips for Summer Football Conditioning

By At Home Fitness 05/14/2019, 12:00pm CDT

The summer is the time to really add bulk to your physique, but make sure you don’t compromise flexibility. Always stretch out well during each workout.

Wall Tag Off of Inside Zone With a Tight-End

By Youth Football Online 05/08/2019, 12:00pm CDT

Adding a Tight End while running the Wall Tag from Inside Zone is a great way to add window dressing and offer different fronts to the defense while still keeping things very simple for your players.

An Efficient and Effective Way for Defense to Get Practice Reps

By Keith Grabowski, USA Football 05/07/2019, 12:00pm CDT

While the focus is not on the physical, proper footwork, hand placement, fits, and eye discipline is emphasized.

Taking the Read Out of the Jet Read

By Youth Football Online 05/03/2019, 12:00pm CDT

If your Quarterback struggles with this read it can sink the play, unless you find a way to clean up the read for the Quarterback.

Strong Safety Blitz Out of the 3–3 Stack Defense

By Youth Football Online 05/01/2019, 12:00pm CDT

Defenders must maintain their base pre-snap alignment until the QB begins his cadence. This will ensure that the offense can’t get a pre-snap read.

Refresh of an Old Drill

By Keith Grabowski, USA Football 04/26/2019, 12:00pm CDT

The blockers job is to dissect which defender is the most dangerous man to make the tackle first and block him.

Coaching the Wide Receiver: Route Running Coaching Points

By Youth Football Online 04/24/2019, 12:00pm CDT

Once a coach has broken each route down into these three sections, he can start to see the different stages, and objectives of each segment within each route. 

How to Be a Successful Tackler by Keeping Cleats in the Ground

By Terry Donovan, USA Football 04/19/2019, 12:00pm CDT

A defender’s power comes from driving their cleats against the ground. The feet being grounded creates resistance against the ball carrier. 

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