Archive for the ‘Youth Football’ Category

How To Be the Best Linebacker

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

Tips For Being a Linebacker There are a lot of skills that go into being a linebacker. You have to be strong enough to fight off blockers bigger than you and quick enough to tackles runners smaller than you. You have to have anticipation of what the offense is trying to do, so you don’t get faked out and end up on the wrong part of the field. But you have to be the most aggressive player on the field, always willing to take on the ball carrier and dish out a hit. Being the best linebacker

How To Carry a Football

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

Carrying a Football Without Fumbling Learning how to carry a football during a football game is an underrated skill, because players who don’t carry the football properly are going to fumble more. If you fumble the ball, you’ll be the goat, if your team loses. Your coach isn’t going to trust you as much, so you’ll either be pulled off the field or you won’t be called upon to carry (or catch) the ball as often as you would. Fumbling drives coaches crazy, so carrying

The Single Wing Offense in Youth Football

Friday, October 16th, 2009

Youth Football and the Single Wing Formation The single-wing offense is a popular offensive scheme in youth football, because the single-wing is primarily a run-based offense and the exotic look the offense’s alignment gives opposing players is something they won’t see all that often. The single-wing offense therefore confuses other coaches and defenses and can be highly effective in youth football leagues. Why Is It Called the Single-Wing Offense? The Single-Wing Offense was invent