Special Teams Coaching

Special Teams Technique Help Here

Special Teams Technique Help Here

by FirstDown PlayBook on Feb 15, 2024

Offering a football coach detailed special teams technique help is just one more way FirstDown PlayBook goes the extra mile for you....

Special Teams Long Field Is “Football Smart”

Special Teams Long Field Is “Football Smart”

by FirstDown PlayBook on Jan 23, 2024

Having a special teams long field background is just football smart. That's what we strive for here at FirstDown PlayBook daily....

6 Special Teams Clinics Sure To Help

6 Special Teams Clinics Sure To Help

by FirstDown PlayBook on Dec 27, 2023

FirstDown PlayBook has created six special teams clinics for you. There is a video for each of the six special teams phases....

Special Teams: Always Force The Punt

Special Teams: Always Force The Punt

by FirstDown PlayBook on Nov 18, 2023

It seems elementary but you must force the punt every time or you put your punt returner in an impossible situation and risk a fake....

Please Help Your Punt Returner

Please Help Your Punt Returner

by FirstDown PlayBook on Oct 23, 2023

Your Punt Returner needs your help and that means more than saying "catch the ball and make a big play". Be a coach and help the kid. ...

Charlie Coiner Featured on Coach And Coordinator Podcast

Charlie Coiner Featured on Coach And Coordinator Podcast

by FirstDown PlayBook on Oct 19, 2023

FirstDown PlayBook's Charlie Coiner was recently featured on the Coach And Coordinator podcast along with two other special teams coaches....

OU Kickoff Return Reverse Penalty

OU Kickoff Return Reverse Penalty

by FirstDown PlayBook on Oct 8, 2023

When a special teams coach dials up a kickoff return reverse there had better been a lot of practice time devoted to it. ...

Trick Plays & Special Teams Fakes

Trick Plays & Special Teams Fakes

by FirstDown PlayBook on Sep 24, 2023

Trick plays and special teams fakes are always a good thing to have in your playbook but only if you have worked them for a few weeks. ...

PAT/FG Block Effort Is Revealing

PAT/FG Block Effort Is Revealing

by FirstDown PlayBook on Sep 21, 2023

How hard does a defense play? Just watch them on PAT/FG Block. If they play hard on that special teams play then they play hard all the time....

Special Teams Kickoff Coverage Tips

Special Teams Kickoff Coverage Tips

by FirstDown PlayBook on Aug 26, 2023

It's that time of the year when special teams coaches who are a little long in the tooth expose a young coach's kickoff coverage coaching....

Simple & Deceptive Kickoff Returns

Simple & Deceptive Kickoff Returns

by FirstDown PlayBook on Aug 14, 2023

Keep your kickoff returns simple and deceptive and you will find that you are spending more of your special teams practice time on technique....

Football Clinic Season Is Over. Now What?

Football Clinic Season Is Over. Now What?

by FirstDown PlayBook on May 4, 2023

Football clinic season is over. Some schools are still hiring coaches. Some young coaches will get their special teams assignments in July....