Archive for January, 2010

How To Host a Football Tailgate Party

Friday, January 29th, 2010

Football Tailgate Parties When hosting a football tailgate party, you should consider the same factors that you do when hosting a dinner party: taste, hunger, entertainment value and comfort. Just because you’re out in a stadium parking lot somewhere, you shouldn’t skimp on any of the ingredients that making a meal with friends enjoyable at the home or at a restaurant. The same concepts are at work. With that in mind, I’ve included a list of things to keep in mind the next time

How to Choose a Football

Thursday, January 28th, 2010

Choosing a New Football Figuring out how to choose a football is about knowing what you’ll use the ball for and matching the football type with your activity. Some footballs are made for rugged use, while others are made for kids’ use. Buying a football isn’t only about selecting an official NFL football or a real leather ball. When choosing a football, here are factors to keep in mind. Decide Your Price Range Choosing a price range will have a major impact on your search. Deci

How to Tackle in Football

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

Tackling Tips for Football Once you learn how to tackle in football, your coaches are going to chew you out less in practice and trust you more in games. Tackling is a huge part of defensive football, because of all the hidden yards that come from a “run after catch”. When you can execute a “form tackle” on a running back, it’s going to stop the runner short of a first down more often, gaining your team possession and giving your defense the rest it needs. From Pop

How To Become a Football Player

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

Football Player Tips Becoming a football player in an organized sport means you’ll become part of a team, so before you learn how to become a football player, ask yourself whether you have the mental makeup as not only a competitor, but a joiner. Football players train together a long time before the first kickoff. The practices, running sessions and weight workouts can be grueling and they’ll certainly take you away from video games and tv. Your coaches are likely to be harder on yo

How To Jinx a Football Team

Monday, January 25th, 2010

Football Superstitions Forgetting how to jinx a football team can hurt you anytime during the football season, from regular season games all the way to the Superbowl. Jinxing your team, or avoiding a sports jinx, especially comes into play when you play fantasy football or make a bet on a game. So once you learn how to curse teams or avoid cursing your own team, you’ll have the secret to winning any sports bet you’ll ever make. Sound familiar? Feeling jinxed during football season h

How To Punt a Football

Thursday, January 21st, 2010

Punting a Football – Guide for Punters We continue our discussion of the kicking game in football with “How To Punt a Football”. Becoming a punter might seem like the easiest or least stressful role on a football team, but a punter is key in field positions battles. Also, a punter’s skill set requires him to catch a football, step into a kick, getting a perfect spin or spiral, sometimes angle the kick to help the coverage unit, and doing all this while 8 to 10 guys comin

How To Kick a Football

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

Kicking a Football Learning how to kick a football involves two entirely different skills: punting the ball and kicking the football from a tee. Both of these kicks require entirely different techniques, so I’ll need to give a set of tips for each kicking motion. Tomorrow, I’ll give a tutorial for how to punt the football. There’s a reason why NFL teams have both a punter and a field goal kicker, because the two skills are so different. But for now, lets talk about kickoffs a

How To Understand Football on TV

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

Understanding Football on TV Once you know how to understand football on tv, you’ll be able to watch the game with your friends, relax into your sofa and take part in the discussion. Football watching in front of the television is, in many ways, better than viewing the game live from the stands. That’s because the tv lets you see the whole field, with commentary, and then see a replay from several angles while the fans in the stadium are watching the players stand in the huddle. For

How To Watch Football on TV

Monday, January 18th, 2010

How to Watch Football on Television New football fans should learn how to watch football on tv, so your veteran NFL fanatics won’t instantly figure out you’re a newbie. To enjoy football games, you need to know the terminology and basic concepts of the game. You also have to master rudimentary offensive and defensive strategy concepts. Football isn’t rocket science and we here at Football Babble can teach you everything I just covered in 20 minutes time. After you learn the foo

How To Set Up a Superbowl Pool

Friday, January 15th, 2010

Seting Up a Superbowl Pool Learn how to set up a Superbowl Pool to make this year’s Superbowl watching party more fun. Super Bowl viewing is different than watching your standard National Football League game, or even watching the average NFL playoff game. Superbowls tend to attract a much wider audience, including casual fans, women and kids. For that reason, your football pools need to appeal to a more casual set of gamblers. To make the bet appealing, you easily can make a Superbowl Poo