Coaching Football by Tom Flores

By Tom Flores

“This is the final word textbook for coaches and severe scholars of football.”
– John Robinson, former head trainer, la Rams and collage of Southern California

From adolescence leagues to the pros—two of the winningest coaches in soccer replace their top-selling tutorial that can assist you enhance your groups' skills

Written for coaches and avid gamers in any respect degrees, this can be a overall replace of the main whole advisor to training soccer. packed with in-depth suggestion on how to arrange a season of practices, this precious source offers the newest concepts on every thing from operating, passing, and receiving to scouting, damage prevention, and sportsmanship.

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Your Os have to know how to effectively block the opposition’s Xs or your offense won’t be worth a nickel. Offensive blocking schemes and techniques do not just hap- Techniques of Blocking Blocking techniques vary. For example, a one-onone block might be executed by stepping into the opponent, getting under his shoulder pads, getting the blocker’s head on the same side of the defender as the hole where the back will run, and lifting the defender while driving him backward. It might also be performed as a scramble block, in which the blocker stays low (possibly on all fours) and drives at the defender with little or no lift.

If he calls a 20 number, it indicates a 2 on 1 (double-team) block, and if it’s a 30 number, it indicates a double team with the man outside the double team sealing down. Then a second number could be added to determine if there was a pull and, if so, who would pull. So if the last number is a 2, it means the guard pulls, a 3 means the tackle pulls, a 4 means the end pulls, and a 5 means the guard pulls with the tackle sealing through. 33). 34 Examples of trap plays with pulling guards Making Adjustments to Unexpected Defenses When the defense aligns in a manner that was not expected by the offense, the QB or the linemen must make adjustments in order to avoid a bad play.

This block is often used when a linebacker is on the inside man. The outside lineman moves first and blocks the linebacker while the inside offensive lineman moves behind and blocks the “down” lineman. 1). • A scoop block is another combination used on a down lineman and a backer. In this block, the man on the down defensive lineman hits him while the man to his inside moves to help him. Once the inside man has made contact, the outside man releases and blocks the backer. If a backer is “reading” the block of the man on him and sees him blocking, the backer will probably “fill” into that area rather than pursue the play.

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