Apr 28

The South Park HS Football Magical Season

    Al Bruno is a frequent contributor to both American Football Monthly and Gridiron Strategies. The following article was written by him on the 2015 season for South Park High School in Buffalo, NY. The 2015 South Park HS Football Magical Season, By Al Bruno. Teacher and Writer The 2015 South Park High School …

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Apr 27

Level to Level Adaptability and Versatility of Strength and Conditioning (Part II)

  By Justin Lovett, director of Football Strength and Conditioning Western Kentucky University Versatility of Programming – Over the last decade of working under outstanding sports science-based individuals, I have been fortunate to take bits and pieces about energy system application and multi-direction speed mechanics from Billy Glisan, explosive strength and power development (from one …

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Apr 26

Level to Level Adaptability and Versatility of Strength and Conditioning Part I

Level to Level Adaptability and Versatility of Strength and Conditioning (Part I) By Justin Lovett, Director of Strength and Conditioning Western Kentucky University The intent of this article is to review common threads and share personal examples and experiences of constantly evolving strength and conditioning programming as it relates to developmental football at the high …

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Apr 25

The Midline Triple Option at Ripon College (Part II)

The Midline Triple Option at Ripon College (Part II) By Rick Coles Offensive Coordinator/Offensive Line Coach   Following are the rules for midline triple option… OC – Covered, base. Uncovered, double team backside with off guard. On G – Block LBer inside. A Gap release to far ILB (”Stack” call) or MLB (“Mike call”). If …

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Apr 24

The Midline Triple Option at Ripon College (Part I)

  The Midline Triple Option at Ripon College (Part I)   By Rick Coles Offensive Coordinator/Offensive Line Coach I have been an under-center triple option offensive coordinator since 1990. I still believe the best way to run triple option is from under center. It is my opinion but I know others disagree. I think under …

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Apr 21

Beyond the Scoreboard – Sac Bunt, Sac Fly, Sac Apply

By Eddie Fields, Teacher and Coach Space Coast high School (FL) With a runner on first and second with no outs I looked across the diamond to see the signs our third base coach was giving to our hitter. The glance was obligatory because like everyone else at the park I knew that he would …

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Apr 20

Creative Ways to Spice up Your Meetings and Practices (Part II)

By Tyler Fenwick, Head Coach Missouri University of Science and Technology “Roxanne” Another focus technique we used which was fun, yet a little more taxing was the “Simon Says” method to the song “Roxanne.” We played the song Roxanne in the stadium while they were in their stretch lines. Each player started in a push …

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Apr 19

Creative Ways to Spice up Your Meetings and Practices (Part I)

  By Tyler Fenwick, Head Coach Missouri University of Science and Technology As a staff, we continuously discuss how we can grab the focus and attention to our student athletes in our position meetings and practices. The daily position meetings and practices can become monotonous and routine if you don’t challenge the minds of the …

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Apr 18

Defensive Fundamental Drills vs. Today’s Offenses Part II

By Jeff McDonald, Defensive Coordinator Wesleyan University       Feel free to email (jmcdonald@wesleyan.edu) or call (860-685-2909) anytime with any questions or feedback. Jeff McDonald Defensive Coordinator & Recruiting Coordinator Wesleyan University Football Freeman Athletic Center 161 Cross Street Middletown, CT 06457

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Apr 17

Defensive Fundamental Drills vs. Today’s Offenses Part I

  By Jeff McDonald, Defensive Coordinator Wesleyan University While all defensive fundamentals are important to teach and drill, we have found a few in particular that are the most important when facing today’s offenses. With the spread and run/pass option RPOs taking over the landscape, tackling in space is a must. When offenses design a …

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