Youth Flag Football

What Are The Core Fundamentals of Your Position?

What Are The Core Fundamentals of Your Position?

by FirstDown PlayBook on Sep 20, 2020

Each coach should sit down before the season begins and write down a list of fundamentals and techniques for their particular position....

4v4 Flag Football Tricks For Six!

4v4 Flag Football Tricks For Six!

by FirstDown PlayBook on Sep 14, 2020

Just because you only have four players on the field does not mean you can't get a little creative with your play calling every now and then....

You, Belichick & Saban

You, Belichick & Saban

by FirstDown PlayBook on Sep 2, 2020

Belichick and Saban are just like you. Neither one of them think they have enough time to get their team prepared each week. ...

Empower Your Assistant Coaches

Empower Your Assistant Coaches

by FirstDown PlayBook on Aug 23, 2020

If you do not give your assistants a specific assignment they are going to be standing around watching you. Neither of you will get anything accomplished. ...

Get Your Backups Mental Reps During Practice

Get Your Backups Mental Reps During Practice

by FirstDown PlayBook on Aug 22, 2020

There is a lot of teaching that can go on behind the practice rep. Allowing your backups to see the play before it is run can be a tremendous teaching tool....

Bear Vs “Bad Bear” Defense

Bear Vs “Bad Bear” Defense

by FirstDown PlayBook on Aug 11, 2020

Using visual aids to help your message "sink in" is a good idea at all levels of football, including with your youth or flag football team....

Flag Football Plays With A Shot & Short Answers

Flag Football Plays With A Shot & Short Answers

by FirstDown PlayBook on Aug 7, 2020

Often times the arm strength is just not there yet. This is why the shot has to be designed so that the ball is up and out quickly....

Coaching A Youth FootBall Team Is Hard

Coaching A Youth FootBall Team Is Hard

by FirstDown PlayBook on Aug 1, 2020

Coaching a youth football team is hard and you are going to need some help. FirstDown PlayBook is the best assistant coach you will find this season....

If You “OutCoach” Anyone… It’s Likely Yourself

If You “OutCoach” Anyone… It’s Likely Yourself

by FirstDown PlayBook on Jul 29, 2020

Hard to out scheme anyone at the youth football level but you can out coach them. You can out fundamental, out technique, out rep and out execute them....

Get To Know Your Parents And Find Help

Get To Know Your Parents And Find Help

by FirstDown PlayBook on Jul 19, 2020

The better coordinated you are with your teams' parents, the better chance you are going to have to be practicing with your full group. ...

Make Your Football Plays Look Even Better

Make Your Football Plays Look Even Better

by FirstDown PlayBook on Jul 15, 2020

The play looks good (better than anything else out there) but as we have gotten better at using FirstDown PlayBook, so has our drawings. ...

Youth Football Coach Lesson #1…It Ain’t About You

Youth Football Coach Lesson #1…It Ain’t About You

by FirstDown PlayBook on Jul 3, 2020

It ain't about you coach. This is true for coaches at all levels. It’s particularly critical for youth football coaches to remember as they work with kids....