Youth Football – Sure “Tells” When Scouting Youth Football Games
How do you scout youth football games? How do you figure out keys and tendencies when you are scouting? Some very simple tricks:Football Offensive Lineman Drills by Former NFL Player Irv Eatman
I am a former NFL Football player and I want to talk today about offensive lineman. My friend and fellow Football University Coach Irv Eatman spoke to me about some practice drills that are great for offensive lineman. On all drills, we base the fact that we want our lineman to be lateral movers.Want Better Hands?
Of course you do, every athlete wants better hands, Hands that are faster and stronger. Receivers and running backs need better hands to catch the ball and to hold onto it once they have it. Defensive linemen need better hands to fight off blocks, offensive linemen to improve their punch drill.What Could Rec Athletes Learn From the Super Bowl?
The 43rd iteration of the Super Bowl turned out to be an unbelievable game. Even if you didn’t have a rooting interest, I bet at the end you were pulling for one side or the other. Maybe you wanted the underdog to win, or maybe you were/became a fan of the traditional powerhouses. Either way, what was played out in Tampa was one for the ages.Ultimate Pre-Game Preparation – Part 2 – Composure, Focus and Intensity
Part 2 of Ultimate Pre-game Preparation discusses some key ways in which the athletes should prepare themselves to play at an optimal intensity level. To accomplish this, one of the first things we must develop is an understanding of why intensity, focus and motivation sometimes take a nose dive in certain games. The myriad of reasons why we play sports and relish competition lies deep within an emotional well commonly called ‘commitment,’ ‘drive,’ and ‘motivation.’The Pre-Match Rituals of a Football Fan
Football fans can be odd creatures. I’m a football fan and although I think I’m perfectly normal, my missus would tell you otherwise! I have been obsessed with the game since I was a little boy, and although the game has changed in many ways over the last couple of decades, I will always be hooked.College Football – 2008 AP Top 25 Poll Sports Trivia Makes Great Watering Hole Bets
During the pre-game activities and when the post-game festivities are just starting, nothing stirs up interest like a good sports trivia question, and money exchanging hands over who has the right answer. Here are some great trivia questions about the AP Top 25 Poll that featured the 2008 college football season. Besides myself, only a detail person and a statistics fanatic who would painstakingly chart the entire 15-week season could figure out the correct answers to all of these questions.Football Preparations – Things You Should Know Before You Hit the Battlefield
We all have dreams. For those who aspire to be football players, they have to understand the commitment involved. They should not only work hard to become better athletes, they have to look after their safety as well.The Battle to the Super Bowl – Fumbles, Sacks, Penalties and All
What separates the teams that make the Super Bowl from the ones that cannot reach this game? It is basically a combination of strategy, talent, heart, desire, and some luck.Football Speed Training – Acceleration
Football speed training is taking on more important role in football training; becoming king in football. It has become just as important as the weight lifting programs. Coaches and players alike recognize they need power to be faster and the need to incorporate football speed training in their football training regimens, whether it is in season or off season, learning how to run quicker and have explosive acceleration has become important to the game of football.Corner Backs – How to Read the Three-Step Drop
As a corner back you are lined up with the receivers and need to cover the receiver while trying to read the offensive play. It is important that you be able to read the drops a quarterback uses, to know what direction the play is going.