Coaching Youth Football – Attending Camps and Seminars Including Coaching Clinics

One of the very best things you can do in the off season is attending the many different youth football clinics and camps. There are the major camps that have huge sponsors like NIKE and a variety of coaches from youth sports to college will be giving lectures. Some of these camps last over a [...]

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Youth Football Coaching – Organize and Plan Your Team

In youth football or soccer coaching, having a good program means that you should organize your team and plan your plays. This is something that most coaches have to focus on especially if it is a championship game. Getting your team organize is one factor that should be given the importance for most coaches. In [...]

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Coaching Youth Football – Statistics That Really Matter

What are “good” football plays when you are coaching youth football? There are many ways to define a “good” football play, but many players, parents and youth football coaches have it all wrong. Many youth football coaches don’t even bother to analyze their football plays. They have a general “feel” for what is working and [...]

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Youth Football Coaching – Placekicking Tips For the Youth Football Coach

A very simple way to improve your placekickers effectiveness is to make sure he is striking the ball in the proper place. Just like a baseball bat or golf club, the football has a “sweet spot” a place in the ball which allows for maximum distance and control. Deep Kicks When placekicking deep, the football’s [...]

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Coaching Youth Football – Lessons Learned from Other Sports

Lessons Learned From Other Sports Some lessons learned in coaching youth football have really helped me in coaching other sports I know very little about. In 2002 the Screaming Eagles Youth Football Program decided we would start a baseball program. The problem was I had not coached baseball before and over 90% of our kids [...]

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Youth Football – The “More Than Winning” Youth Football Coach

Do you want to make a difference when coaching Youth Football? If so take some pointers from the following true story. My friend Don Berniard who is known by “Coach Q” by his players and friends, runs a youth football program in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. I went down to help this team out in 2007 [...]

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Coaching Youth Football – How Will You Be Remembered 20 Years From Now?

Youth Football- Coaching In an Extreme Youth Football League One of the great things about doing youth football clinics all around the county is you get to hear some great stories from some very interesting youth football coaches. Recently after a youth clinic I did, I met privately with one coach from Alabama. He went [...]

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Youth Football Coaching Clinics

If you are near, make sure and hit the Frank Glazier Football Coaching Clinics. They are free for any youth football coach. I’m presenting 5 topics and look forward to meeting with if you stop by the Chicago, Indianapolis, Baltimore or St Loius Clinics. The best time to get me is before the sessions start [...]

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Coaching Youth Football – An Insight On How To Run A Successful Youth Football Program

I’ve been coaching youth football now for 24 years from age levels 7 to 14 years of age.and I’ve seen just about every imaginable scenario a coach can go through when coaching youth football. I was also a certified High School official for about 7 years or so. I have also seen many changes through [...]

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Organizing Practice Schedule – Coaching Youth Football

Coaching youth football is all about preparation and organization. I think it is very important to have a consistent schedule for the practice. The days and time should remain the same. The parents can then plan around your schedule. Make sure you know the administration’s rules as far as how many hours and days per [...]

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Youth Football – The Cornerstones of Winning When Coaching Youth Football, is it Football Playbooks?

Lessons in Winning when Coaching Youth Football: Winning in youth football isn’t that much different than winning in other sports. In fact there may be value in looking at teams and coaches in other sports and see if you can learn something to take to your youth football team. Learning From John Wooden I’m in [...]

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Coaching Youth Football – Offensive Line

The offensive lineman is the unsung hero of any good offense. He is not always recognized as the hero of the game. But without him the backs can’t run anywhere. NO line, NO scoring, NO winning. This tells me the better the offensive line the better the team. The offensive line is a team within [...]

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Youth Football Coach: Football Fundamentals – Blocking and Tackling

As a youth football coach its important that in every practice that you focus in your group work specific fundamentals. More importantly this group work should include drills that cover what we refer to as core fundamentals such footwork, tackling, blocking, and block shedding drills. They are the cornerstones of our game Plan your practices [...]

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