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Coaching Football: Defense

By Kamal Walker, CoachUp Nation, 01/22/18, 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.

Defense wins championships. It's true for all team sports, especially football.

Do you have a championship-caliber defense? Is your team shutting down offenses week in and week out?

If there are gaps on your defense, incorporating the following tips can leave offenses struggling to produce.


It's one of my favorite aspects of the game, and when used correctly, it can be the most disruptive component of your defense. Blitzing usually refers to attacking the pass with an extra defender but additional rushers can be utilized in stopping the run as well.