2016 Season Archives:
What do you do after a loss to get your youth football team back on track? This is the story of my 2016 season, written up so youth football coaches can see how to overcome some basic problems we all have in hopes it may help them. We started off with doing something fun right after our 6 minutes of dynamic warmups. After 10 minutes of playing towel game wars everyone had a smile on their faces and it was time to go to work.
Youth Football Game 2 The Journey 2016 For you youth football coaches following along on my 2016 season, we have some hard lessons that can be learned from my season- Youth Football Game 2. See the below posts to understand where we started and how we got to this point. Our opponent was a multiple […]
Again these season posts are to help you, youth football coaches who are probably experiencing many of these same issues.So the first game is water under the bridge, but what’s next? You hear all the time that the biggest improvement a youth football team can make is the week between game 1 and game 2. While games do reveal weaknesses, sometimes if that first game was versus a cream puff, you won’t get a good fe
So the hay Is in the barn, it’s time to show the parents if your team has been prepared well, how did we do in game one youth football season 2016 ? Again, this is for your benefit, to help you see how others do things, facing the very same issues you face.
No there is nothing wrong with you if you are panicking a bit in your week four youth football practice leading up to game one. Some guys wake up at 3 am and can’t get back to sleep, some wake up at 6 am and the first thing they are thinking of is how the heck they are going to put a descent product on the field for game one. This will be a bit different practice compared to weeks 1-3. Again this is a break down on how my 2016 grade 4 team prepared for the season in the hopes that you can pick up some ideas you can use. We had 16 kids new to football and 8 veterans.
Lots of youth football coaches want to know about schemes and drills, but what matters most is what and how you practice. Here is a post to help you understand what you should be working on in Week Three Youth Football Practice. Week Three Youth Football Practice The first day of week three for most […]
We continue our walk through an entire season youth football season week by week to help youth coaches understand what their youth football practices should like and what are reasonable milestones each week.
Week one practice for a typical youth football team, is kind of like Goldilocks porridge. You don’t want it to be too hot- too much, you don’t want it to be too cold-too little, you want it to be just about right. The problem is most youth coaches, don;t understand what just about right looks like.
Youth Football camps a how to on doing a pre season camp for youth football teams.
Yes, I’ve gotten hundreds of e-mails and phone calls from you guys who have been missing my blog posts for the last months. The good news is we are fine and the blog will be consistently updated for the foreseeable future. Yes I was coaching youth football in the 2016 season and yes I still run a middle sized program in Lincoln, Nebraska with about 120 kids.