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

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.

Exercises for a Youth Football Workout

By Bobby R. Goldsmith, LiveStrong 05/29/2019, 12:00pm CDT

Place two agility ladders on the ground side-by-side, have the players line up at one end and then run through them, making sure each foot-fall lands within the boxes created by the ladders. 

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.

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