Archive for January, 2010

How To Set Up a Football Pool

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

Setting Up a Football Pool There are several ways of how to set up a football pool, including the three most famous methods: setting up a Superbowl Pool, an NFL Playoffs Pool and a College Football Bowl Pool. I’m going to discuss the latter two today and return to the subject of a Superbowl Pool tomorrow. We’ve discussed the Last Man Standing Pools before, but all three of these are entirely different. My version of a Superbowl Pool might be different than the mainstream, so the NFL

How To Play Flag Football

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

Flag Football Rules Learning how to play flag football will let you teach Pop Warner age kids to play ball safely, give you a fun alternative to tackle football at a family get-together or even start up your own college intramural league. Flag football takes out the most physically demanding and dangerous part of football – tackling – and forces players to use footwork and quick hands to keep plays alive or end the play on defense. Otherwise, most other football skills (passing, catc

How To Play Touch Football

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

Playing Touch Football Touch football is an alternative to tackle football in which the play ends with the defensive team touching the offensive player running with the ball. Some touch football games require one touch, while others require two touches. Learning how to play touch football is great for family reunions where there are a lot of smaller children, or for guys who are on the wrong side of 30 and whose bodies might not stand up to full-on tackle football anymore. Touch Football Basics

How To Enjoy Football Season

Monday, January 11th, 2010

How To Enjoy Football Season Enjoying the football season requires watching as much football as possible, if you can’t be on-site for the live games themselves. Ask me how to enjoy football season and I’m going to suggest you watch as much live football as possible, going to your local NFL and College Football games, while making one or two road trips per year to see the teams in the neighboring states play. I might suggest you watch some local high school football, too, if you have

How To Run With a Football

Friday, January 8th, 2010

How To Run With a Football You’ll need to learn how to run with a football in several different techniques, depending on which part of the field you’re carrying the ball. When you run “in between the tackles”, you’ll need to carry the ball more securely, because there will be more defenders around you and they can come at your from many different angles. When you run outside, there are other techniques for carrying the ball, which keep the ball firmly in your arms,

How to Block in Football

Tuesday, January 5th, 2010

How To Be a Good Blocker In Football For youth football players, learning how to block is one of the most difficult tasks in football. If you practice the following techniques and maintain what you learn during your football games, you should become a better blocker and be a major asset for your offense. 1. Master the Three-Point Stance “Three-point stance” refers to the fact that three parts of your body are touching the ground: your feet and one hand. Therefore, a 3-point stance i

How To Be a Football Fan

Monday, January 4th, 2010

Becoming a Great Football Fan If you want to learn how to be a football fan, you probably have friends or family who enjoy football and you want to get in on the enjoyment. Becoming a football fanatic is easy; becoming a good football fan takes a little bit of work. You’ll need to learn the rules of the game, learn the teams or personalities at the chosen level you want to follow (NFL, college, high school) and be available when kickoff happens. Each of the following steps to becoming a f

College Football Scores

Friday, January 1st, 2010

College Football Scores College football scores in the 21st century are hard to miss anymore, found on the news crawl at the bottom of ESPN and ESPN 2, on the homepage of most sports websites across the country and even sent via satellite for score alerts on your cellphone or iPhone. Finding college scores isn’t a matter of waiting for the post-game recaps anymore, like it was just 20 years ago. Of course, that also means you can drive yourself to distraction Googling college scores or lo