In a world where there are a multitude of ways to play defense, and minimal time to install the ways you want to do it, every defensive coverage you use has to have a purpose. The Cover 4 coverage is exactly that, a coverage with a purpose. Whether you’re needing spot drop or quarters pattern match, you probably have a reason to install a Cover 4 coverage look.
On this episode, Joe and Daniel are joined by coaching great Dominique Franks to talk all things Cover 4. Listen in as we discuss the ins and outs of spot drop Cover 4 and Quarters pattern matching
The shield punt is a very simple, yet effective punt scheme. With Special Teams being the least prioritized phase of football, having a scheme that’s simple to coach and simple to execute can alleviate many of the Friday night woes.
On this episode, Joe and Daniel are joined by Joel Mathews to discuss the basics of the shield punt scheme, why you should use it, and some key coaching points of a simplified special teams scheme.
Live and die by the sword! Okay, maybe not the sword in this day and age, but Defensive Coordinators have replaced the sword with blitzes, and living and dying by the blitz is very true of some coaching philosophies. The man blitz, or blitzing with any man coverage behind you, is a fairly safe and targeted blitz call to live and die by.
On this episode, Joe and Daniel discuss the ins and out of man blitzing, why you need to install a few, and how you can mix them into whatever you’re running now.
As we start our dive into the basics of football concepts, we’re getting our first taste of the passing game. This season on the podcast is all about learning the small pieces to sure up your coaching knowledge.
On this episode, Joe and Daniel discuss the quick passing game, why you need it, and a few of the basic concepts you can install today.