2008 Season Archives:

Game 3 Results

Game 3 Results All three of the youth football teams I’m head coaching made progress this week in game 3. As is always the case your teams don’t necessarily progress evenly every week. Your offensive line and kicking game may improve dramatically while your defensive end play stays even with the previous week. The goal […]

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Youth Football Practice Number 13

  Youth Football Practice Number 13 In an ongoing effort to let coaches know where my 3 teams are allocating time on this season we have given an overview of each of our practices so far this season. Our second practice of week 5 is primarily a defensive and special teams practice. After our 8 […]

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Youth Football Practice 12

Youth Football- Practice Number 12 Our first practice of week 5 was primarily an offensive practice. The line worked on pulling and targeting their linebacker target from their initial drop step. They worked on finishing those pull blocks off as well as pass blocking and double team blocking. The backs worked on pass catching progressions, […]

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Week 2 Game Results

Game 2 Results This weekends games were against non-conference opponents, as our league traditionally does not play on Labor Day weekend. Age 7-9 won 36-14. Scored on first 4 possessions of first half to take a 24-0 halftime lead as the defense did not give up a first down in the first half. We threw […]

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Youth Football, Practice Number 11

Youth Football Practice Number 11 This is our last practice before our game this weekend. While I’m a fan of the Saturday morning walk through, we won’t be doing any more of those this season. We have been able do much of that done on Thursday practice.  In Nebraska, Saturdays still revolve around Cornhusker football […]

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Youth Football Practice 10

Youth Football Practice Number 10 After assessing our teams performance and watching the game film we set the practice plans for the week. As is the case with most teams we will do a little bit of tweaking with personnel, but not much. Our initial evaluations were pretty much right on target, but we did […]

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Youth Football- Game 1 Results

Yes we played a real game after just 3 weeks of practice and 9 practices. The League moved it up this year.We stuck to our 3 day a week schedule even though most teams around here went to 5 days per week. Not an excuse, just stating the constraints. Unlike past seasons I will not […]

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Our Last Practice Before Game 1

Youth Football Practice Number 9 This is our last practice before our first game, a walk though practice more or less without hitting or helmets on.  Our league moved up the first game to just 3 weeks after the first practice. While many of the teams we play have been practicing 5 days a week, […]

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Youth Football, Practice #8 of the 2008 Season

Youth Football, Practice #8 of the 2008 Season The base dynamic warm up and angle form/fit tackling is holding steady at about 8 minutes. We divided up for individuals and broke out like this: Line: Wedge fit and wedge blocking on the coach with a shield for about 15 minutes and the crab blocking progression […]

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Youth Football, Practice #7

Youth Football Practice #7 of the 2008 Season Today is a Defensive and Special Teams day as we will have just 2 more practices before our first game.  After the usual dynamic warm up and angle fit and form tackling, we got right into individual defensive drills. We started off with a game of tackle […]

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