Youth Football Power I Formation

By FirstDown PlayBook on May 26, 2023
Youth Football Help & Flag Football Help

As Memorial Day rolls around it is the unofficial beginning of summer and with that comes pools and cookouts. What also comes with it is the realization that youth football season will be here in a minute or two. So today let’s look at the youth football Power I.

This is something we do every year. We try to give you an introduction to the FistDown PlayBook youth football formations, offenses and defenses. The Power I formation obviously gives you some punch inside. Let’s look deeper.

NFL Coaches On 12 Solid Youth Football Offenses

This video talks about how your Pop Warner offense can create an inside running game but it does not stop there. We talk about that but also how to build in some passing game answers when the defense begins cheating on your run game. FirstDown PlayBook also touches on the advantages and dangers of splitting out your X receiver to the weak side.

There are 12 or more FirstDown PlayBook youth football offensive formations in all. We cover them all individually, including the Split Backs formation. Just stay tuned.

Here are links to two popular formations:




FirstDown PlayBook knows that most of you have day jobs and coaching a Pop Warner team is not easy. If we can help, please let us know. During the month of June, we will talk a little each week about youth football X and O topics and take any questions you have. This season should be fun!

Okay, now let’s get to this Power I formation video…


James Coates