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How To Punt a Football

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

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How To Kick a Football

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

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How To Understand Football on TV

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

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How To Watch Football on TV

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

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How To Set Up a Superbowl Pool

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

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How To Set Up a Football Pool

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

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How To Play Flag Football

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

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How To Play Touch Football

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

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How To Enjoy Football Season

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

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How To Run With a Football

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,

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